2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Colyton

Code SSC11581 (SSC)
People 8,137
Male 4,130
Female 4,007
Australian citizenship 7,059
People born overseas 2,011
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 2,221
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,791
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Colyton % Australia %
Total 8,137 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 4,130 50.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 4,007 49.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 233 2.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 8,137 people were counted in Colyton (State Suburbs): of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Of the total population 2.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Colyton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 648 8.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 1,285 15.8 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,305 16.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 3,618 44.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 750 9.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 534 6.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs) there were 1,933 children aged 0-14 years and 1,284 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Colyton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 7,059 86.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,011 24.7 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 7,059 people were Australian citizens, 2,011 were born overseas and 23 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Colyton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,205 51.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 725 11.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 282 4.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 1,999 32.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 51.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.7% were separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 32.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Colyton % Australia %
Australia 5,562 68.4 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Colyton % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Colyton % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Colyton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,492 63.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 991 25.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 153 3.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 280 7.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 2,007 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,916 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 3,916 people aged 15 years and over in Colyton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.6% worked full-time, 25.3% worked part-time, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.2% were unemployed. 2,007 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Colyton % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Colyton % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Colyton % Australia %
Couple family without children 568 25.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,205 54.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 428 19.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 20 0.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 2,221 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 2,221 families were counted: of these, 25.6% were couple families without children, 54.3% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,687 96.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,791 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 2,687 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,562 95.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 1.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 57 2.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 29 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Colyton (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,034 38.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 957 35.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 514 19.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 50 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 131 4.9 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 38.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.6% were being purchased and 19.1% were rented.

Landlord type Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 272 52.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 89 17.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 148 28.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 52.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Colyton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,168 80.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 370 13.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 64 2.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Colyton (State Suburbs), 80.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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