2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Blair Athol

Code SSC11111 (SSC)
People 2,628
Male 1,342
Female 1,286
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 2,273
People born overseas 1,155
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 706
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 752
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $1,723
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167
Median weekly rent $278
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People — demographics
People Blair Athol % Australia %
Total 2,628 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,342 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,286 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,628 people were usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blair Athol % Australia %
People
0-4 years 246 9.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 398 15.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 448 17.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,275 48.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 173 6.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 87 3.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.5% of people usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Blair Athol % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,273 86.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,155 43.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.5% of people usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 43.9% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,173 59.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 126 6.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 38 1.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 650 32.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were married, 6.4% were either separated or divorced, 1.9% were widowed and 32.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blair Athol % Australia %
Australia 1,344 51.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blair Athol % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blair Athol % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,054 70.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 266 17.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 68 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 58 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 56 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 416 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,502 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,502 people aged 15 years and over in Blair Athol (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 70.2% worked full-time, 17.7% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 416 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blair Athol % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blair Athol % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 640 -- 466 --
Family 1,671 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,723 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $640, the median family income was $1,671 and the median household income was $1,723.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Blair Athol % Australia %
Couple family without children 175 24.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 460 65.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 67 9.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 0.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 706 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 706 families in Blair Athol (State Suburbs): of these 24.8% were couple families without children, 65.2% were couple families with children, 9.5% were one parent families and 0.6% 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 Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 729 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 752 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 729 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blair Athol (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 724 99.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 61 8.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 532 73.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 106 14.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 8.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 73.0% were owned with a mortgage and 14.5% were rented.

Landlord type Blair Athol % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 87 82.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 3.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 17.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 82.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 17.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blair Athol % Australia %
Median weekly rent 278 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,167 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $278. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167. The average people per household was 3.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blair Athol % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 664 91.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 42 5.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blair Athol (State Suburbs), 91.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 5.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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