2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bossley Park

Code SSC11131 (SSC)
People 13,932
Male 7,003
Female 6,929
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 12,328
People born overseas 6,525
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 44
Families 3,773
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,235
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,145
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,600
Median weekly rent $240
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People — demographics
People Bossley Park % Australia %
Total 13,932 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 7,003 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,929 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 13,932 people were usually resident in Bossley Park (State Suburbs): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bossley Park % Australia %
People
0-4 years 774 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,924 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,525 18.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,826 41.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,616 11.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,269 9.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Bossley Park % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,328 88.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 6,525 46.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 44 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.5% of people usually resident in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 46.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bossley Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,210 55.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 913 8.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 490 4.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,620 32.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) were married, 8.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 32.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bossley Park % Australia %
Australia 6,629 47.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bossley Park % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bossley Park % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bossley Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,127 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,623 24.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 176 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 253 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 534 8.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,036 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,713 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,713 people aged 15 years and over in Bossley Park (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 24.2% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.0% were unemployed. 4,036 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bossley Park % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bossley Park % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 1,160 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,145 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $1,160 and the median household income was $1,145.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Bossley Park % Australia %
Couple family without children 837 22.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,302 61.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 589 15.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 45 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,773 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,773 families in Bossley Park (State Suburbs): of these 22.2% were couple families without children, 61.0% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Bossley Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,114 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,235 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,114 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bossley Park (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bossley Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,938 95.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 98 2.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 53 1.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 25 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 95.7% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bossley Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,533 37.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,520 36.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 809 19.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 21 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 231 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Landlord type Bossley Park % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 419 51.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 196 24.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 180 22.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bossley Park % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,600 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600. The average people per household was 3.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bossley Park % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,587 87.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 379 9.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 0.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bossley Park (State Suburbs), 87.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.2% were single (or lone) person households and 0.8% 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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