2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Cabramatta

Code SSC11157 (SSC)
People 19,812
Male 9,721
Female 10,091
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 16,005
People born overseas 12,349
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105
Families 5,008
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,973
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $631
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,100
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Cabramatta % Australia %
Total 19,812 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,721 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,091 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 19,812 people were usually resident in Cabramatta (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cabramatta % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,601 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,755 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,463 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 8,905 44.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,691 8.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,396 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.0% of people usually resident in Cabramatta (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Cabramatta % Australia %
Australian citizenship 16,005 80.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 12,349 62.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.8% of people usually resident in Cabramatta (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 62.3% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cabramatta % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,331 47.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,467 16.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,086 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,574 29.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cabramatta (State Suburbs) were married, 16.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 29.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cabramatta % Australia %
Australia 5,448 27.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cabramatta % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cabramatta % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,931 56.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,437 20.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 143 2.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 364 5.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,087 15.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,795 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,962 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,962 people aged 15 years and over in Cabramatta (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.5% worked full-time, 20.6% worked part-time, 2.1% were away from work, 5.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 15.6% were unemployed. 6,795 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cabramatta % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 248 -- 466 --
Family 657 -- 1,171 --
Household 631 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $248, the median family income was $657 and the median household income was $631.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cabramatta % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,104 22.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,327 46.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,377 27.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 200 4.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,008 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,008 families in Cabramatta (State Suburbs): of these 22.0% were couple families without children, 46.5% were couple families with children, 27.5% were one parent families and 4.0% 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 Cabramatta % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,635 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,973 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,635 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cabramatta (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cabramatta % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,518 38.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,167 17.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,934 44.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 12 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), 38.0% were separate houses, 17.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 44.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cabramatta % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,642 24.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,641 24.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,545 38.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 28 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 781 11.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), 24.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 38.4% were rented.

Landlord type Cabramatta % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,635 64.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 235 9.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 605 23.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 69 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cabramatta % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,100 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,100. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.4.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cabramatta % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,674 70.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,270 19.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 254 3.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cabramatta (State Suburbs), 70.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.8% 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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