2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Hurstville (C)

Code LGA14150 (LGA)
People 73,725
Male 35,767
Female 37,958
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 61,523
People born overseas 27,482
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 590
Families 19,924
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 28,793
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,060
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,742
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Total 73,725 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 35,767 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 37,958 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 363 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 73,725 people were usually resident in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hurstville (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,360 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 9,099 12.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 9,873 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 31,370 42.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 7,578 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 11,446 15.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 61,523 83.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 27,482 37.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 590 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.4% of people usually resident in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 37.3% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hurstville (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,390 53.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,446 9.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,160 6.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 18,273 30.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.0% were either separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 30.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Australia 41,400 56.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hurstville (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 22,109 62.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 9,304 26.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,040 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,008 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,998 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 21,233 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 35,459 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 35,459 people aged 15 years and over in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.4% worked full-time, 26.2% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 21,233 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hurstville (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 457 -- 466 --
Family 1,208 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,060 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $457, the median family income was $1,208 and the median household income was $1,060.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,494 32.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 10,022 50.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3,026 15.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 382 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 19,924 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 19,924 families in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 32.6% were couple families without children, 50.3% were couple families with children, 15.2% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,221 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 28,793 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 27,221 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,769 61.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,245 11.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7,101 26.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 98 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), 61.6% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 10,106 37.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 7,781 28.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,399 27.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 169 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,768 6.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.2% were rented.

Landlord type Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4,810 65.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,069 14.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,348 18.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 173 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 65.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,742 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,742. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hurstville (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 19,280 70.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 6,015 22.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 802 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hurstville (C) (Local Government Areas), 70.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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