2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Harris Park

Code SSC12086 (SSC)
People 6,911
Male 3,618
Female 3,293
Australian citizenship 4,552
People born overseas 3,682
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118
Families 1,550
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,742
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Harris Park % Australia %
Total 6,911 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 3,618 52.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 3,293 47.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 6,911 people were counted in Harris Park (State Suburbs): of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Harris Park % Australia %
People
0-4 years 489 7.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 804 11.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 961 13.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 3,553 51.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 424 6.1 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 682 9.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs) there were 1,293 children aged 0-14 years and 1,106 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Harris Park % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,552 65.9 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,682 53.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118 1.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 4,552 people were Australian citizens, 3,682 were born overseas and 118 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Harris Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,741 48.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 722 12.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 322 5.7 919,904 6.2
Never married 1,839 32.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 48.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.8% were separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 32.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Harris Park % Australia %
Australia 2,417 35.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Harris Park % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Harris Park % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Harris Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,061 63.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 724 22.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 97 3.0 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 358 11.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,834 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,240 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 3,240 people aged 15 years and over in Harris Park (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.6% worked full-time, 22.3% worked part-time, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.0% were unemployed. 1,834 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Harris Park % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Harris Park % Australia %
Couple family without children 462 29.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 745 48.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 304 19.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 39 2.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,550 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 1,550 families were counted: of these, 29.8% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 19.6% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Harris Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,531 92.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,742 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 2,531 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Harris Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 549 21.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 136 5.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,819 71.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 23 0.9 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 21.7% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 71.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Harris Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 445 17.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 318 12.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,459 57.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 52 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 254 10.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 17.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 12.6% were being purchased and 57.6% were rented.

Landlord type Harris Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 922 63.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 168 11.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 349 23.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 24 1.6 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 63.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Harris Park % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,502 59.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 619 24.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 161 6.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Harris Park (State Suburbs), 59.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.5% were single (or lone) person households and 6.4% 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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