2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Redfern

Code SSC13001 (SSC)
People 10,969
Male 6,103
Female 4,866
Australian citizenship 7,867
People born overseas 4,159
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 233
Families 2,171
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,003
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Redfern % Australia %
Total 10,969 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,103 55.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 4,866 44.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 311 2.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 10,969 people were counted in Redfern (State Suburbs): of these 55.6% were male and 44.4% were female. Of the total population 2.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Redfern % Australia %
People
0-4 years 370 3.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 585 5.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,584 14.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 5,992 54.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 978 8.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,458 13.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs) there were 955 children aged 0-14 years and 2,436 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Redfern % Australia %
Australian citizenship 7,867 71.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,159 37.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 233 2.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 7,867 people were Australian citizens, 4,159 were born overseas and 233 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Redfern % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,775 27.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,365 13.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 598 6.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 5,280 52.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 27.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.6% were separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 52.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Redfern % Australia %
Australia 5,249 47.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Redfern % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Redfern % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,836 66.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,393 24.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 122 2.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 438 7.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,009 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,789 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 5,789 people aged 15 years and over in Redfern (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.3% worked full-time, 24.1% worked part-time, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.6% were unemployed. 3,009 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Redfern % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,137 52.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 503 23.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 404 18.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 127 5.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 2,171 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 2,171 families were counted: of these, 52.4% were couple families without children, 23.2% were couple families with children, 18.6% were one parent families and 5.8% 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 Redfern % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,495 91.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,003 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 5,495 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Redfern % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 57 1.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,746 31.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,558 64.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 41 0.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 93 1.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Redfern (State Suburbs), 1.0% were separate houses, 31.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 64.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Redfern % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 809 14.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 778 14.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,019 54.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 96 1.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 794 14.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 14.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.2% were being purchased and 54.9% were rented.

Landlord type Redfern % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,054 34.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,257 41.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 672 22.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 37 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 34.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 41.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Redfern % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,137 38.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,966 35.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 673 12.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Redfern (State Suburbs), 38.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.8% were single (or lone) person households and 12.2% 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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