2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Canley Heights

Code SSC11179 (SSC)
People 9,813
Male 4,783
Female 5,030
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 8,555
People born overseas 5,320
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 27
Families 2,633
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,093
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $794
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,317
Median weekly rent $185
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People — demographics
People Canley Heights % Australia %
Total 9,813 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,783 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,030 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,813 people were usually resident in Canley Heights (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Canley Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 711 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,610 16.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,417 14.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,156 42.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 830 8.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,088 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.7% of people usually resident in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Canley Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,555 87.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5,320 54.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 27 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.2% of people usually resident in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 54.2% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Canley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,762 50.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 894 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 443 5.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,392 31.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 5.9% were widowed and 31.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Canley Heights % Australia %
Australia 3,870 39.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Canley Heights % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,309 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 753 19.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 90 2.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 177 4.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 460 12.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,312 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,789 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,789 people aged 15 years and over in Canley Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 19.9% worked part-time, 2.4% were away from work, 4.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.1% were unemployed. 3,312 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 286 -- 466 --
Family 791 -- 1,171 --
Household 794 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $286, the median family income was $791 and the median household income was $794.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Canley Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 581 22.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,326 50.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 664 25.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 62 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,633 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,633 families in Canley Heights (State Suburbs): of these 22.1% were couple families without children, 50.4% were couple families with children, 25.2% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Canley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,955 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,093 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,955 occupied private dwellings were counted in Canley Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Canley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,502 84.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 409 13.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 28 0.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 84.7% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Canley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 952 32.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 950 32.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 853 28.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 185 6.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Landlord type Canley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 354 41.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 253 29.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 220 25.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 28 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Canley Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,317 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,317. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canley Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,412 81.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 383 13.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 62 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Canley Heights (State Suburbs), 81.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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