2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Botany Bay (C)

Code LGA11100 (LGA)
People 35,572
Male 17,587
Female 17,985
Australian citizenship 28,483
People born overseas 15,351
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 325
Families 9,334
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,762
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Total 35,572 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 17,587 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 17,985 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 558 1.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 35,572 people were counted in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,274 6.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,243 11.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,777 13.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 15,976 44.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,594 10.1 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,708 13.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 6,517 children aged 0-14 years and 8,302 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 28,483 80.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 15,351 43.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 325 0.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 28,483 people were Australian citizens, 15,351 were born overseas and 325 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,397 49.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,316 11.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,018 6.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 9,327 32.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 49.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.4% were separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 32.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Australia 17,445 49.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Botany Bay (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Botany Bay (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,976 64.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 4,431 26.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 594 3.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,021 6.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 10,322 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 17,022 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 17,022 people aged 15 years and over in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.5% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 10,322 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,663 28.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,649 49.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,767 18.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 255 2.7 88,864 1.8
Total families 9,334 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 9,334 families were counted: of these, 28.5% were couple families without children, 49.8% were couple families with children, 18.9% were one parent families and 2.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,113 95.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,762 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 13,113 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,590 42.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,021 15.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,297 40.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 108 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 97 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% were separate houses, 15.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 40.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,938 37.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,161 16.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,807 36.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 282 2.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 927 7.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.5% were being purchased and 36.7% were rented.

Landlord type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,383 49.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,469 30.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 896 18.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 58 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 49.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 30.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,063 69.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,909 22.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 493 3.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2001 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. www.abs.gov.au/census

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