2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Blackett

Code SSC11107 (SSC)
People 3,210
Male 1,574
Female 1,636
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 2,622
People born overseas 732
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 823
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,127
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $686
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,138
Median weekly rent $149
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blackett % Australia %
Total 3,210 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,574 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,636 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 266 8.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,210 people were usually resident in Blackett (State Suburbs): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 8.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blackett % Australia %
People
0-4 years 296 9.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 637 19.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 464 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,160 36.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 375 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 278 8.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.1% of people usually resident in Blackett (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Blackett % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,622 81.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 732 22.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.7% of people usually resident in Blackett (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blackett % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 899 39.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 336 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 122 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 916 40.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blackett (State Suburbs) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 40.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blackett % Australia %
Australia 2,196 68.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackett % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blackett % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 620 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 238 22.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 52 4.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 140 13.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 990 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,079 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,079 people aged 15 years and over in Blackett (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 22.1% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.0% were unemployed. 990 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Blackett % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 341 -- 466 --
Family 764 -- 1,171 --
Household 686 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $341, the median family income was $764 and the median household income was $686.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Blackett % Australia %
Couple family without children 182 22.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 315 38.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 313 38.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 823 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 823 families in Blackett (State Suburbs): of these 22.1% were couple families without children, 38.3% were couple families with children, 38.0% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,062 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,127 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,062 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blackett (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 960 90.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 99 9.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 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 Blackett (State Suburbs), 90.4% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 221 20.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 269 25.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 486 45.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 83 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), 20.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.3% were owned with a mortgage and 45.8% were rented.

Landlord type Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 125 25.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 314 64.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 40 8.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 1.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 25.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 64.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 8.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blackett % Australia %
Median weekly rent 149 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,138 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $149. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,138. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackett % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 781 73.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 197 18.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 27 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blackett (State Suburbs), 73.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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