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HUMN1041 PEOPLE, PLACE AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCE ASSIGNMENT 1 TEMPLATE
This assignment is made up of three (3) parts, plus a reference list and appendix. Marks are allocated for each section, as follows:
• Part I: Identify two (2) Sydney suburbs and the regions that they are located
– 1 mark
• Part II: Description of socio-economic differences (250 words) – 4 marks
• Part III: Explanation of reasons for socio-economic differences (500 words) – 10 marks
• Reference list: A list of the academic sources cited in Part 3 – 2 marks
• Appendix: ABS QuickStats Suburb Comparison Tables, 2016 Census – 3 marks
Please ensure that you provide your answers in this template, and provide a Reference list and Appendix as requested.
PART I: Choose two Sydney suburbs that are located in different geographical regions of Sydney. For example, Penrith (in Outer Western Sydney) and Manly (in Northern Sydney).
(1 mark; 0 marks for any incorrect response)
1. What is the name of the first suburb you have chosen?
2. Use the Map of Sydney Regions to identify the region of Sydney (in the Assignment 1 folder on vUWS) to name the geographic region of Sydney in which this suburb is located
e.g. ‘Outer Western Sydney’
3. What is the name of the second suburb you have chosen?
• Your comparison suburb MUST be located in a different region to the region the first suburb you have chosen is located in. For example, if the first suburb you have chosen is Penrith (in Outer Western Sydney), you might choose to compare it to Manly (in the Northern Beaches). You cannot choose Mount Druitt, which is another suburb located in Outer Western Sydney.
4. Use the Map of Sydney Regions to identify the region of Sydney (in the Assignment 1 folder on vUWS) to name the geographic region of Sydney in which this suburb is located. e.g. ‘Northern Beaches’
• Again, your comparison suburb MUST be located in a different region to the region the first suburb you have chosen is located in. For example, if the first suburb you have chosen is Penrith (in Outer Western Sydney), you might choose to compare it to Manly (in the Northern Beaches). You cannot choose Mount Druitt, which is another suburb located in Outer Western Sydney.

PART II: DESCRIPTION OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES (250 words – 4 marks in total; 1 mark for each of the four questions below)
1. Locate the ABS QuickStats Comparison Tables at the end of this template (in the Appendix)
2. Fill in the data for the two Sydney suburbs you have chosen
Note: The step-by-step guide to downloading this data and completing these tables is included before the tables in the Appendix. We covered the skills needed to complete these tables in the Week 1 homework activity.
3. Using the ABS data, describe four (4) of the main socio-economic differences between the two Sydney Suburbs you have chosen. To do this you will need to look carefully at the comparison tables you have completed.
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PART III: EXPLANATION OF REASONS FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES
(500 words - 10 marks)
Use at least two (2) academic sources (i.e. journal articles, books chapters or books), and the lectures from this unit, to explain some of the main reasons for the socio-economic differences you have identified between your comparison suburbs in Part II.
Note: The academic sources you use MUST come from the weekly readings for Weeks 2-3 OR the Assignment 1 reading list (see below). All of these readings can be downloaded using the links provided in the ’Readings and Resources’ link on vUWS. Your response to Part III MUST be based on ideas from the lectures and academic texts listed above. They MUST NOT be based upon personal opinion.
Please ensure that you provide in-text citations using Western Sydney University’s Harvard Referencing Style (http://library.westernsydney.edu.au/main/sites/default/files/cite_Harvard.pdf). We will cover referencing in the Week 2 Lecture Pod Academic referencing and writing.
Type your response below this line

Reference List (2 marks)
Include a reference list using Western Sydney University’s Harvard Referencing Style (https://library.westernsydney.edu.au/main/sites/default/files/cite_Harvard.pdf). This should only contain sources that you have cited in the body of your work.
We will cover referencing skills in the Week 2 Lecture Pod Academic referencing and writing.
Write your reference list below this line

Appendix – ABS QuickStat Suburb Comparison Tables, 2016 Census
(3 Marks)
Part II of Assignment 1 requires you to download and enter ABS QuickStats data into the comparison tables presented in this document. Please see below for step-by-step instructions.
Step-by-Step Instructions for Completing the Comparison Tables
Step One – Download the data you need from the ABS QuickStats website by following these steps:
• Click on the link https://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/D3310114.nsf/Home/Census
• If the link does not work, copy and paste the link into your web browser.
• The link will take you to the ABS Census home page.
• Navigate to ‘QuickStats’ by clicking ‘find census data’ ‘search census data’
• Make sure 2016 census data is selected (2021 data is still incomplete)
• Type the name or postcode of the suburb in which you wish to investigate in the search box under ‘Search area by name’.
• You will need to choose a statistical level from a list of options. These options will be automatically generated once you enter the suburb name. Please select ‘State Suburb’. For example, if your suburb is Blacktown, the correct option to choose is: ‘Blacktown, NSW State Suburb’,
• Scroll down and click ‘View QuickStats’ ‘All persons’
• Data for your suburb will then be generated.
Step Two – Enter the ABS QuickStats data for the two suburbs you have chosen into the tables below, noting:
• You will need to manually enter the data in the tables.
• Please note that you WON’T need to enter all the data generated by the ABS website, only the data for the tables below.
Step Three – Use the Comparison Tables to complete Part III of the assignment
Step Four – Include these completed tables as an Appendix to your completed Assignment

ABS QuickStat Suburb Comparison Tables, 2016 Census
Table 1: QuickStats Summary Statistics, 2016 Census (ABS)
Summary Statistics [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
People (number)
Male (%)
Female (%)
Median age
Families (number)
Average number of children per family (for families with children)
Average number of children per family (for families)
Private dwellings (number)
Average number of people per household
Median weekly household income ($)
Median monthly mortgage repayments ($)
Median weekly rent ($)
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling
PEOPLE — DEMOGRAPHICS AND EDUCATION
Table 2: Level of highest educational attainment, 2016 Census (ABS)
Type of Education Institution [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Percentage % Percentage %
Bachelor Degree level and above
Advanced Diploma and Diploma
Certificate level IV
Certificate level III
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10
Certificate level II
Certificate level I
Year 9 or below
No educational attainment
Not stated
PEOPLE — CULTURAL AND LANGUAGE DIVERSITY
Table 3: Country of birth, 2016 Census (ABS)
[Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Country Percentage % Country Percentage %
Australia Australia
Other Top Responses Other Top Responses
1 [fill in] [fill in]
2 [fill in] [fill in]
3 [fill in] [fill in]
4 [fill in] [fill in]
5 [fill in] [fill in]
Table 4: Birthplace of parents, stated responses, 2016 Census (ABS)
Birthplace of parents [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Percentage % Percentage %
Both parents born overseas
Father only born overseas
Mother only born overseas
Both parents born in Australia
Table 5: Religious Affiliation, 2016 Census (ABS)
[Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Religion Percentage % Religion Percentage %
1 [fill in] [fill in]
2 [fill in] [fill in]
3 [fill in] [fill in]
4 [fill in] [fill in]
5 [fill in] [fill in]
Table 6: Language, top responses (other than English), 2016 Census (ABS)
[Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Language Percentage % Language Percentage %
1 [fill in] [fill in]
2 [fill in] [fill in]
3 [fill in] [fill in]
4 [fill in] [fill in]
5 [fill in] [fill in]
English only spoken at home English only spoken at home
Households where a non-English language is spoken Households where a non-English language is spoken
PEOPLE – EMPLOYMENT
Table 7: Employment status, 2016 Census (ABS)
Employment Status [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Percentage % Percentage %
Worked full-time
Worked part-time
Away from work
Unemployed
Table 8: Employment – hours worked, 2016 Census (ABS)
Hours Worked [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Percentage % Percentage %
1-15 hours per week
16-24 hours per week
25-34 hours per week
35-39 hours per week
40 hours or more per week
Table 9: Occupation, 2016 Census (ABS)
[Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Occupation Percentage % Occupation Percentage %
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Table 10: Median weekly incomes, 2016 Census (ABS)
Income Category [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Amount ($) Amount ($)
Personal
Family
Household
DWELLINGS — HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION
Table 11: Household income, 2016 Census (ABS)
Household Income [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Percentage % Percentage %
Less than $650 gross weekly income
More than $3,000 gross weekly income
DWELLINGS — MORTGAGE & RENT
Table 12: Rent weekly payments, 2016 Census (ABS)
Rent Weekly Payments [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Amount ($) Amount ($)
Median rent
Percentage (%) Percentage (%)
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income
Table 13: Mortgage monthly repayments, 2016 Census (ABS)
Monthly Mortgage Payments [Write the name of Suburb 1] [Write the name of Suburb 2]
Amount ($) Amount ($)
Median mortgage repayments
Percentage (%) Percentage (%)
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income

Assignment 1 Completion Checklist
When you think that you have completed Assignment 1, use this checklist to ensure that you have included all of the key components of this assessment.
Completion Checklist
? Did you read the Assignment 1 Marking Criteria to ensure you know what you need to do in each part of obtain a maximum grade?
? Part I – Did you provide answers for all four (4) questions?
? Part II – Did you provide a comprehensive description of four (4) of the main socio-economic differences between your comparison suburbs?
? Part III – Did you demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the reasons for the socio-economic differences between your comparison suburbs using academic literature (books, journal articles and books) and the lectures from Module 1?
? Part III – Did you use at least two (2) journal articles, book chapters or books from the list of suggested readings for Assignment 1 AND/OR Week 2 & 3 readings?
? Part III – Are your in-text citations correctly formatted using Western Sydney University’s Harvard Referencing Guidelines?
? References – Have you included a reference list correctly formatted using Western Sydney University’s Harvard Style Referencing Guidelines?
? Appendix – Have you included your ABS QuickStat Comparison Tables as an appendix item?
? Turnitin – Have you submitted your assignment to Turnitin and carefully checked the familiarity report to ensure that you have correctly paraphrased information from secondary sources in your own words?
If you have successfully completed all of these steps, CONGRATULATIONS on completing the first assignment for People, Place and Social Difference!