2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Botany Bay (C)

Code LGA11100 (LGA)
People 35,993
Male 17,804
Female 18,189
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 28,736
People born overseas 14,955
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 340
Families 9,533
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,719
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $995
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,950
Median weekly rent $225
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People — demographics
People Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Total 35,993 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 17,804 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 18,189 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 633 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 35,993 people were usually resident in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,336 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,229 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,628 12.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 15,847 44.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,827 10.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,125 14.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.2% of people usually resident in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 28,736 79.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 14,955 41.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 340 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.8% of people usually resident in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 41.5% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,087 47.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,441 11.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,918 6.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 9,979 33.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.7% were either separated or divorced, 6.5% were widowed and 33.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Australia 18,175 50.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Botany Bay (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Botany Bay (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,084 63.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,239 24.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 550 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 570 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 936 5.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 9,891 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 17,379 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 17,379 people aged 15 years and over in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.8% worked full-time, 24.4% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.4% were unemployed. 9,891 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 466 --
Family 1,166 -- 1,171 --
Household 995 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $453, the median family income was $1,166 and the median household income was $995.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,926 30.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,602 48.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,742 18.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 263 2.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 9,533 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 9,533 families in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 30.7% were couple families without children, 48.3% were couple families with children, 18.3% were one parent families and 2.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,841 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,719 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 13,841 occupied private dwellings were counted in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,721 41.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,053 14.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5,961 43.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 94 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 12 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.3% were separate houses, 14.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 43.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,001 28.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,454 25.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,233 37.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 67 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,087 7.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 37.8% were rented.

Landlord type Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,861 54.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,393 26.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 840 16.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 138 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 16.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,950 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $225. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Botany Bay (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,236 66.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,354 24.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 558 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Botany Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 66.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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