2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Mosman (A)

Code LGA15350 (LGA)
People 26,236
Male 12,002
Female 14,234
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 20,945
People born overseas 7,826
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 325
Families 6,633
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,608
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,916
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,600
Median weekly rent $345
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mosman (A) % Australia %
Total 26,236 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 12,002 45.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 14,234 54.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 26,236 people were usually resident in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.7% were male and 54.3% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mosman (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,583 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,989 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,563 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 11,679 44.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,433 13.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,991 15.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Mosman (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 20,945 79.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,826 29.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 325 1.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.8% of people usually resident in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 29.8% were born overseas and 1.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mosman (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,973 50.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,277 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,390 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,028 32.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mosman (A) % Australia %
Australia 16,323 62.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mosman (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,005 66.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,461 25.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 458 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 244 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 358 2.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,463 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 13,526 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 13,526 people aged 15 years and over in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 66.6% worked full-time, 25.6% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.6% were unemployed. 6,463 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mosman (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 969 -- 466 --
Family 2,675 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,916 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $969, the median family income was $2,675 and the median household income was $1,916.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mosman (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,845 42.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,010 45.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 686 10.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 92 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 6,633 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 6,633 families in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 42.9% were couple families without children, 45.4% were couple families with children, 10.3% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Mosman (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,280 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,608 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 11,280 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Mosman (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,343 38.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,260 11.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5,567 49.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 110 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 49.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mosman (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,876 34.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,640 23.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,760 33.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 71 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 934 8.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 33.3% were rented.

Landlord type Mosman (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,752 73.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 55 1.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 894 23.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 59 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mosman (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 345 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,600 -- 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 Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $345. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mosman (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,581 58.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,483 30.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 370 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mosman (A) (Local Government Areas), 58.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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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