2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Byron (A)

Code LGA11350 (LGA)
People 28,916
Male 14,367
Female 14,549
Australian citizenship 25,574
People born overseas 4,273
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,329
Families 7,214
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,095
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Byron (A) % Australia %
Total 28,916 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 14,367 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 14,549 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 347 1.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 28,916 people were counted in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Byron (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,677 5.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,348 15.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 3,212 11.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 13,461 46.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,593 9.0 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 3,626 12.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 6,025 children aged 0-14 years and 6,219 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Byron (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 25,574 88.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,273 14.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,329 4.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 25,574 people were Australian citizens, 4,273 were born overseas and 1,329 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Byron (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,943 43.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,793 16.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,326 5.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,834 34.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 43.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 16.6% were separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 34.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Byron (A) % Australia %
Australia 22,564 78.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Byron (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Byron (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Byron (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,396 42.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,054 40.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 322 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,819 14.4 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 9,025 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,591 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 12,591 people aged 15 years and over in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 42.9% worked full-time, 40.1% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.4% were unemployed. 9,025 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Byron (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Byron (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Byron (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,524 35.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,829 39.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,759 24.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 102 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 7,214 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 7,214 families were counted: of these, 35.0% were couple families without children, 39.2% were couple families with children, 24.4% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Byron (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,738 89.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,095 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 11,738 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Byron (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,017 76.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 903 7.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 886 7.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 813 6.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 119 1.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 76.8% were separate houses, 7.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 6.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Byron (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,666 39.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,318 19.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,579 30.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 425 3.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 752 6.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.7% were being purchased and 30.5% were rented.

Landlord type Byron (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,556 43.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 190 5.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,784 49.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 48 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 43.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Byron (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,144 60.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,778 23.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 651 5.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Byron (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.5% 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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