2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Leichhardt (A)

Code LGA14800 (LGA)
People 61,101
Male 29,088
Female 32,013
Australian citizenship 49,562
People born overseas 17,415
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,351
Families 14,795
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 30,303
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Total 61,101 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 29,088 47.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 32,013 52.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 631 1.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 61,101 people were counted in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,098 5.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,681 7.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,664 12.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 34,480 56.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 5,168 8.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,010 9.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,779 children aged 0-14 years and 11,178 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 49,562 81.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 17,415 28.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,351 2.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 49,562 people were Australian citizens, 17,415 were born overseas and 1,351 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,311 34.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 7,051 13.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,495 4.7 919,904 6.2
Never married 25,466 47.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.2% were separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 47.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Australia 39,098 64.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 25,700 68.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 9,084 24.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 664 1.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,857 5.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 12,774 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 37,305 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 37,305 people aged 15 years and over in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 68.9% worked full-time, 24.4% worked part-time, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 12,774 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,024 47.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,929 33.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,313 15.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 529 3.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 14,795 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 14,795 families were counted: of these, 47.5% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 3.6% 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 Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,914 92.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 30,303 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 27,914 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,417 30.2 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10,475 37.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,437 30.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 344 1.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 241 0.9 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 30.2% were separate houses, 37.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,468 26.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,639 20.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 12,343 44.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 502 1.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,965 7.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.2% were being purchased and 44.2% were rented.

Landlord type Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,696 54.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 2,185 17.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,363 27.2 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 98 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 54.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.2% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Leichhardt (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 14,657 52.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 8,526 30.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,652 9.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Leichhardt (A) (Local Government Areas), 52.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.5% were single (or lone) person households and 9.5% 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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