2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Camden

Code SSC11165 (SSC)
People 3,166
Male 1,492
Female 1,674
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 2,877
People born overseas 422
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 804
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,378
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $956
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Camden % Australia %
Total 3,166 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,492 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,674 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,166 people were usually resident in Camden (State Suburbs): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Camden % Australia %
People
0-4 years 203 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 371 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 397 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,184 37.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 319 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 691 21.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.1% of people usually resident in Camden (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Camden % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,877 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 422 13.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Camden (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Camden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,153 44.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 356 13.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 356 13.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 727 28.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Camden (State Suburbs) were married, 13.7% were either separated or divorced, 13.7% were widowed and 28.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Camden % Australia %
Australia 2,594 81.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Camden % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Camden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 921 62.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 414 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 42 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 69 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 977 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,484 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,484 people aged 15 years and over in Camden (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.1% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 977 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Camden % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 444 -- 466 --
Family 1,256 -- 1,171 --
Household 956 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Camden (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $444, the median family income was $1,256 and the median household income was $956.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Camden % Australia %
Couple family without children 289 35.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 336 41.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 164 20.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 15 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 804 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 804 families in Camden (State Suburbs): of these 35.9% were couple families without children, 41.8% were couple families with children, 20.4% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Camden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,259 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,378 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,259 occupied private dwellings were counted in Camden (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Camden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 917 72.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 107 8.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 217 17.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 18 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Camden (State Suburbs), 72.8% were separate houses, 8.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Camden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 410 32.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 362 28.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 393 31.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 22 1.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Camden (State Suburbs), 32.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Landlord type Camden % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 212 53.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 87 22.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 85 21.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Camden (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Camden % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Camden (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Camden % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 797 63.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 385 30.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 39 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Camden (State Suburbs), 63.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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