2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Gloucester (A)

Code LGA13050 (LGA)
People 4,802
Male 2,353
Female 2,449
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 4,466
People born overseas 315
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20
Families 1,393
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,395
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $665
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,078
Median weekly rent $125
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People — demographics
People Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Total 4,802 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,353 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,449 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 171 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,802 people were usually resident in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Gloucester (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 224 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 646 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 420 8.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,658 34.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 783 16.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,069 22.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.1% of people usually resident in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,466 93.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 315 6.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.0% of people usually resident in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Gloucester (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,255 57.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 475 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 317 8.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 881 22.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 8.1% were widowed and 22.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Australia 4,234 88.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Gloucester (A) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gloucester (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,147 57.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 620 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 58 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 57 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 121 6.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,743 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,003 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,003 people aged 15 years and over in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.3% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 1,743 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gloucester (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 343 -- 466 --
Family 846 -- 1,171 --
Household 665 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $343, the median family income was $846 and the median household income was $665.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 725 52.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 496 35.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 157 11.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,393 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,393 families in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.0% were couple families without children, 35.6% were couple families with children, 11.3% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,003 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,395 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,003 occupied private dwellings were counted in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,831 91.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 88 4.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 61 3.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 91.4% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 982 49.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 459 22.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 438 21.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 21 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 101 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.9% were owned with a mortgage and 21.9% were rented.

Landlord type Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 154 35.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 44 10.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 196 44.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 41 9.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 35.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,078 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,078. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gloucester (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,381 68.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 506 25.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 36 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Gloucester (A) (Local Government Areas), 68.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.3% 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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