2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Hawkesbury (C)

Code LGA13800 (LGA)
People 60,561
Male 30,141
Female 30,420
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 54,311
People born overseas 7,683
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 200
Families 15,967
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,902
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,146
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,626
Median weekly rent $205
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Total 60,561 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 30,141 49.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 30,420 50.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,165 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 60,561 people were usually resident in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,331 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 9,675 16.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 8,840 14.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 25,635 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 6,207 10.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,872 9.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.1% of people usually resident in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 54,311 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,683 12.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 200 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 12.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 24,100 51.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,434 11.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,166 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 14,850 31.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.7% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 31.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Australia 49,113 81.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,523 62.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 8,308 26.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,013 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 926 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,263 4.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 12,842 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 31,033 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 31,033 people aged 15 years and over in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.9% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 12,842 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 466 --
Family 1,290 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,146 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $527, the median family income was $1,290 and the median household income was $1,146.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,103 32.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,197 51.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,515 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 152 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 15,967 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 15,967 families in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 32.0% were couple families without children, 51.3% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 21,141 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,902 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 21,141 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 18,122 85.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,703 8.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 848 4.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 463 2.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 85.7% were separate houses, 8.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,105 28.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,394 39.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,046 23.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 112 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,485 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.9% were rented.

Landlord type Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,604 51.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 798 15.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,508 29.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 136 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 205 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,626 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $205. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,626. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hawkesbury (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 15,583 73.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,899 18.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 513 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hawkesbury (C) (Local Government Areas), 73.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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