The Hills Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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The Hills Shire

Additional areas

The Hills Shire has a total population of 157,243 and 51,831 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

The Hills Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population157,243100.0100.0
Australian citizens135,13185.979.5
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)98,31162.560.0
Indigenous population8090.51.5
Needs assistance due to age or disability5,0253.24.9
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)9,7726.26.4
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)16,93210.88.8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)13,8388.86.9
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)14,0478.99.6
Young workforce (25 to 34)16,50510.516.1
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)35,50822.621.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)20,63013.112.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)16,69910.69.5
Seniors (70 to 84)11,3207.27.5
Frail aged (85 and over)2,0001.32.0
Total Population157,243100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children26,05553.135.3
Couples without children11,19622.822.4
One parent families4,0458.210.4
Lone person households5,42211.120.4
Group households7311.54.5
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)49,056100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school19,62512.59.9
Attending secondary school12,8968.26.3
Attending university or TAFE institution11,7007.48.0
Total persons (including those not attending)157,243100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses42,20981.555.0
Medium and high density9,24817.943.8
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)930.20.7
Occupied private dwellings49,05694.692.5
Unoccupied Dwellings2,7235.37.3
Non private dwellings520.10.2
Total dwellings51,831100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)51,833100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)4,0848.515.1
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)8,82918.424.2
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)10,21421.322.2
$2,500 or more (high)19,99841.628.3
Incomes not stated4,93810.310.2
Total households48,063100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection44,75691.281.4
No internet connection2,5165.111.2
Not stated1,7793.67.4
Total households49,056100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.