2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bonnyrigg Heights

Code SSC11129 (SSC)
People 6,942
Male 3,421
Female 3,521
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 6,356
People born overseas 3,558
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28
Families 1,852
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,928
Average people per household 3.7
Median weekly household income $1,202
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $240
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Total 6,942 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,421 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,521 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,942 people were usually resident in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 445 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,155 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,244 17.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,137 45.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 585 8.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 377 5.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.0% of people usually resident in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 13.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,356 91.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,558 51.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 28 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.6% of people usually resident in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 51.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,976 55.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 408 7.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 171 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,786 33.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 7.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 33.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Australia 3,088 44.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,070 62.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 754 22.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 77 2.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 135 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 259 7.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,870 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,295 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,295 people aged 15 years and over in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 22.9% worked part-time, 2.3% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 1,870 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 392 -- 466 --
Family 1,146 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,202 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $392, the median family income was $1,146 and the median household income was $1,202.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 329 17.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,204 65.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 297 16.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,852 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,852 families in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs): of these 17.8% were couple families without children, 65.0% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,867 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,928 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,867 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,810 96.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 3.1 702,550 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 Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 570 30.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 934 50.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 280 15.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 78 4.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 50.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.0% were rented.

Landlord type Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 137 48.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 51 18.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 86 30.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 3.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bonnyrigg Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,722 92.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 98 5.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bonnyrigg Heights (State Suburbs), 92.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 5.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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