2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

North Sydney (A)

Code LGA15950 (LGA)
People 54,970
Male 25,988
Female 28,982
Australian citizenship 41,544
People born overseas 18,657
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,577
Families 12,957
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,278
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Total 54,970 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 25,988 47.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 28,982 52.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 97 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 54,970 people were counted in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Sydney (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,149 3.9 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,061 5.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 6,628 12.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 31,601 57.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 5,157 9.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,376 11.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 5,210 children aged 0-14 years and 11,533 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 41,544 75.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 18,657 33.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,577 2.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 41,544 people were Australian citizens, 18,657 were born overseas and 1,577 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Sydney (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,318 36.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,244 12.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,462 4.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 22,737 45.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.5% were separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 45.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Australia 31,974 58.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Sydney (A) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment North Sydney (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,433 73.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 7,680 21.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 542 1.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,247 3.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 10,644 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 35,902 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 35,902 people aged 15 years and over in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 73.6% worked full-time, 21.4% worked part-time, 1.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 10,644 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,532 58.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,546 27.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,409 10.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 470 3.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 12,957 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 12,957 families were counted: of these, 58.1% were couple families without children, 27.4% were couple families with children, 10.9% 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 North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 28,507 88.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,278 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 28,507 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,516 12.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,273 15.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 20,213 70.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 116 0.4 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 389 1.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 12.3% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 70.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,191 28.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,745 13.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 13,724 48.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 574 2.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,277 8.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 13.1% were being purchased and 48.1% were rented.

Landlord type North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8,876 64.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 506 3.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,205 30.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 138 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 64.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type North Sydney (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 12,896 45.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 10,369 36.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,495 8.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in North Sydney (A) (Local Government Areas), 45.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 36.4% were single (or lone) person households and 8.8% 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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