2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Strathfield (A)

Code LGA17100 (LGA)
People 31,983
Male 15,860
Female 16,123
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 23,493
People born overseas 15,949
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 467
Families 7,960
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,968
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,093
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000
Median weekly rent $280
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Total 31,983 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 15,860 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 16,123 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 31,983 people were usually resident in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Strathfield (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,542 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,198 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,414 16.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 14,011 43.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,815 8.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,004 12.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.9% of people usually resident in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 23,493 73.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 15,949 49.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 467 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 73.5% of people usually resident in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 49.9% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Strathfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,269 50.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,944 7.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,499 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 9,528 36.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 7.4% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 36.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Australia 13,259 41.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Strathfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,152 61.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,990 26.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 417 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 490 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 885 5.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 9,015 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 14,934 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 14,934 people aged 15 years and over in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.3% worked full-time, 26.7% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 9,015 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Strathfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 458 -- 466 --
Family 1,256 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,093 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $458, the median family income was $1,256 and the median household income was $1,093.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,224 27.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,284 53.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,207 15.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 245 3.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,960 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,960 families in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 27.9% were couple families without children, 53.8% were couple families with children, 15.2% were one parent families and 3.1% 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 Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,158 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,968 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 11,158 occupied private dwellings were counted in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,691 51.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 667 6.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4,760 42.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 36 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 51.0% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 42.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,259 29.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,808 25.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,959 35.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 60 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,071 9.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.5% were rented.

Landlord type Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,878 72.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 449 11.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 564 14.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 67 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 72.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 14.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $280. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Strathfield (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,719 69.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,045 18.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 599 5.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Strathfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 69.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.3% were single (or lone) person households and 5.4% 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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