2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Ashcroft

Code SSC11029 (SSC)
People 3,091
Male 1,527
Female 1,564
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 2,599
People born overseas 1,013
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14
Families 779
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,134
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $602
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ashcroft % Australia %
Total 3,091 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,527 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,564 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 141 4.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,091 people were usually resident in Ashcroft (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 4.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ashcroft % Australia %
People
0-4 years 254 8.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 559 18.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 428 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,222 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 232 7.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 397 12.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.3% of people usually resident in Ashcroft (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Ashcroft % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,599 84.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,013 32.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 14 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.1% of people usually resident in Ashcroft (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.8% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ashcroft % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 991 43.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 329 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 163 7.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 799 35.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ashcroft (State Suburbs) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 7.2% were widowed and 35.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ashcroft % Australia %
Australia 1,793 58.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashcroft % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ashcroft % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 566 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 188 19.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 5.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 142 14.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,099 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 970 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 970 people aged 15 years and over in Ashcroft (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 19.4% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 5.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.6% were unemployed. 1,099 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashcroft % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 278 -- 466 --
Family 687 -- 1,171 --
Household 602 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ashcroft (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $278, the median family income was $687 and the median household income was $602.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashcroft % Australia %
Couple family without children 169 21.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 358 46.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 238 30.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 779 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 779 families in Ashcroft (State Suburbs): of these 21.7% were couple families without children, 46.0% were couple families with children, 30.6% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Ashcroft % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,077 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,134 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,077 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ashcroft (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ashcroft % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 847 78.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 207 19.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ashcroft (State Suburbs), 78.6% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ashcroft % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 233 21.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 258 24.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 472 43.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 111 10.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ashcroft (State Suburbs), 21.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 43.8% were rented.

Landlord type Ashcroft % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 79 16.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 317 67.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 53 11.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 20 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ashcroft (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 16.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 67.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 11.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ashcroft % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Ashcroft (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashcroft % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 754 70.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 252 23.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ashcroft (State Suburbs), 70.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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