2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Marrickville (A)

Code LGA15200 (LGA)
People 72,589
Male 36,308
Female 36,281
Australian citizenship 58,272
People born overseas 28,296
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 842
Families 17,250
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,105
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Total 72,589 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 36,308 50.0 9,270,466 49.4
Female 36,281 50.0 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 983 1.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 72,589 people were counted in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Marrickville (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,043 5.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,446 8.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 9,764 13.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 38,900 53.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 5,998 8.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 7,438 10.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 10,489 children aged 0-14 years and 13,436 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 58,272 80.3 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 28,296 39.0 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 842 1.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 58,272 people were Australian citizens, 28,296 were born overseas and 842 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Marrickville (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 23,290 37.5 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 7,293 11.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,854 4.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 28,655 46.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.5% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.7% were separated or divorced, 4.6% were widowed and 46.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Australia 38,439 53.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Marrickville (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,101 65.2 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 10,098 25.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,046 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,798 7.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 18,040 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 40,043 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 40,043 people aged 15 years and over in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 65.2% worked full-time, 25.2% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 18,040 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,773 39.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 7,068 41.0 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,788 16.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 621 3.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 17,250 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 17,250 families were counted: of these, 39.3% were couple families without children, 41.0% were couple families with children, 16.2% 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 Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 29,941 93.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,105 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 29,941 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,057 33.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,144 27.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10,752 35.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 778 2.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 210 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.6% were separate houses, 27.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,689 29.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,126 20.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 12,126 40.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 640 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,356 7.9 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.5% were being purchased and 40.5% were rented.

Landlord type Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 7,663 63.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 772 6.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,560 29.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 137 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 63.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Marrickville (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,798 56.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 8,387 28.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,755 9.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Marrickville (A) (Local Government Areas), 56.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.0% were single (or lone) person households and 9.2% 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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