2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Postal Areas

2337

Code POA2337 (POA)
People 7,361
Male 3,685
Female 3,676
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 6,805
People born overseas 463
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 1,997
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,422
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $956
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,194
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People 2337 % Australia %
Total 7,361 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,685 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,676 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 194 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,361 people were usually resident in 2337 (Postal Areas): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age 2337 % Australia %
People
0-4 years 486 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 996 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,012 13.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,957 40.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 847 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,064 14.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.1% of people usually resident in 2337 (Postal Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics 2337 % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,805 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 463 6.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in 2337 (Postal Areas) were Australian citizens, 6.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status 2337 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,001 51.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 633 10.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 420 7.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,828 31.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in 2337 (Postal Areas) were married, 10.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 31.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth 2337 % Australia %
Australia 6,517 88.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses 2337 % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) 2337 % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 2337 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,485 64.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 970 25.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 116 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 108 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 148 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,779 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,827 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,827 people aged 15 years and over in 2337 (Postal Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.9% worked full-time, 25.3% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 1,779 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation 2337 % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses 2337 % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 2337 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 466 --
Family 1,138 -- 1,171 --
Household 956 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in 2337 (Postal Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $468, the median family income was $1,138 and the median household income was $956.

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Families — family composition
Family composition 2337 % Australia %
Couple family without children 836 41.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 881 44.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 261 13.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,997 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,997 families in 2337 (Postal Areas): of these 41.9% were couple families without children, 44.1% were couple families with children, 13.1% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 2337 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,956 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,422 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,956 occupied private dwellings were counted in 2337 (Postal Areas).

Dwelling structure 2337 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,624 88.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 87 2.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 189 6.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 56 1.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in 2337 (Postal Areas), 88.8% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure 2337 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,006 34.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 835 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 917 31.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 38 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 162 5.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in 2337 (Postal Areas), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Landlord type 2337 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 336 36.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 110 12.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 375 40.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 99 10.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in 2337 (Postal Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 36.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics 2337 % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,194 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in 2337 (Postal Areas), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,194. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 2337 % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,966 66.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 769 26.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 101 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in 2337 (Postal Areas), 66.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% 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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