2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bow Bowing

Code SSC11135 (SSC)
People 1,602
Male 773
Female 829
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 1,435
People born overseas 518
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 423
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 508
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,229
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,600
Median weekly rent $230
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People — demographics
People Bow Bowing % Australia %
Total 1,602 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 773 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 829 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,602 people were usually resident in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bow Bowing % Australia %
People
0-4 years 148 9.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 276 17.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 236 14.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 753 47.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 125 7.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 64 4.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.5% of people usually resident in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 11.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Bow Bowing % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,435 89.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 518 32.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.6% of people usually resident in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.3% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bow Bowing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 640 54.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 128 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 37 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 369 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bow Bowing % Australia %
Australia 1,001 62.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bow Bowing % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bow Bowing % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bow Bowing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 564 66.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 196 23.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 2.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 32 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 33 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 285 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 843 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 843 people aged 15 years and over in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 66.9% worked full-time, 23.3% worked part-time, 2.1% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 285 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bow Bowing % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bow Bowing % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 466 --
Family 1,297 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,229 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $555, the median family income was $1,297 and the median household income was $1,229.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Bow Bowing % Australia %
Couple family without children 81 19.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 273 64.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 62 14.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 423 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 423 families in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs): of these 19.1% were couple families without children, 64.5% were couple families with children, 14.7% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Bow Bowing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 497 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 508 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 497 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bow Bowing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 491 98.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.2 702,550 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 Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bow Bowing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 105 21.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 293 59.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 75 15.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 4.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 21.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 59.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.1% were rented.

Landlord type Bow Bowing % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 55 73.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 16 21.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 5.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bow Bowing % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,600 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bow Bowing % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 411 82.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 74 14.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bow Bowing (State Suburbs), 82.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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