2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Baulkham Hills (A)

Code LGA10500 (LGA)
People 159,391
Male 78,776
Female 80,615
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 141,328
People born overseas 47,593
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,072
Families 44,300
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 54,369
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,732
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,062
Median weekly rent $320
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People — demographics
People Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Total 159,391 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 78,776 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 80,615 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 431 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 159,391 people were usually resident in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10,573 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 23,914 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 23,359 14.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 67,546 42.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 19,524 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 14,473 9.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.6% of people usually resident in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 141,328 88.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 47,593 29.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,072 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.7% of people usually resident in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 29.9% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 76,392 61.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 8,615 6.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,609 3.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 35,288 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 6.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Australia 105,324 66.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 55,280 63.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 24,214 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,561 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 2,038 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,791 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 33,750 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 86,884 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 86,884 people aged 15 years and over in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.6% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 33,750 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 625 -- 466 --
Family 1,847 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,732 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $625, the median family income was $1,847 and the median household income was $1,732.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,048 29.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 26,434 59.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4,396 9.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 422 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 44,300 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 44,300 families in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 29.5% were couple families without children, 59.7% were couple families with children, 9.9% were one parent families and 1.0% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 51,135 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 54,369 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 51,135 occupied private dwellings were counted in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 43,882 85.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,992 9.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,126 4.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 131 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.8% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18,036 35.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 22,941 44.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,996 15.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 270 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,890 3.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.9% were owned with a mortgage and 15.6% were rented.

Landlord type Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,562 69.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 347 4.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,848 23.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 236 3.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 69.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 320 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,062 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $320. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,062. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Baulkham Hills (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 43,173 84.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 5,753 11.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 895 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Baulkham Hills (A) (Local Government Areas), 84.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 11.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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