2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Palm Beach

Code SSC12856 (SSC)
People 1,601
Male 800
Female 801
Australian citizenship 1,218
People born overseas 270
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 396
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,106
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Palm Beach % Australia %
Total 1,601 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 800 50.0 9,270,466 49.4
Female 801 50.0 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 1,601 people were counted in Palm Beach (State Suburbs): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Palm Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 89 5.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 189 11.8 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 142 8.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 675 42.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 244 15.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 261 16.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs) there were 278 children aged 0-14 years and 505 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Palm Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,218 76.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 270 16.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 1,218 people were Australian citizens, 270 were born overseas and 13 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Palm Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 769 58.2 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 139 10.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 107 8.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 314 23.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 58.2% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.5% were separated or divorced, 8.1% were widowed and 23.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Palm Beach % Australia %
Australia 1,003 62.6 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Palm Beach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Palm Beach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Palm Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 382 53.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 288 40.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 16 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 23 3.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 374 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 709 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 709 people aged 15 years and over in Palm Beach (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.9% worked full-time, 40.6% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 374 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Palm Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Palm Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 188 47.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 162 40.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 42 10.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 4 1.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 396 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 396 families were counted: of these, 47.5% were couple families without children, 40.9% were couple families with children, 10.6% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Palm Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 750 67.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,106 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 750 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Palm Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 696 92.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.6 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 33 4.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 9 1.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 92.8% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Palm Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 331 44.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 87 11.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 129 17.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 20 2.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 189 25.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 44.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 11.6% were being purchased and 17.2% were rented.

Landlord type Palm Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 68 52.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 60 46.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 52.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Palm Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 389 51.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 149 19.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 17 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Palm Beach (State Suburbs), 51.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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