2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Colyton

Code SSC11243 (SSC)
People 7,886
Male 3,949
Female 3,937
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 6,739
People born overseas 1,916
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 2,130
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,830
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,054
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $210
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Colyton % Australia %
Total 7,886 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,949 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,937 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 206 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,886 people were usually resident in Colyton (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Colyton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 557 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,224 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,160 14.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,320 42.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 962 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 662 8.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.6% of people usually resident in Colyton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Colyton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,739 85.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,916 24.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.5% of people usually resident in Colyton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 24.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Colyton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,005 49.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 761 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 285 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,048 33.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Colyton (State Suburbs) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 33.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Colyton % Australia %
Australia 5,282 67.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Colyton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Colyton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,339 62.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 878 23.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 126 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 110 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 273 7.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,907 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,726 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,726 people aged 15 years and over in Colyton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 23.6% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.3% were unemployed. 1,907 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Colyton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 459 -- 466 --
Family 1,118 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,054 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $459, the median family income was $1,118 and the median household income was $1,054.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Colyton % Australia %
Couple family without children 613 28.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,046 49.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 446 20.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 25 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,130 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,130 families in Colyton (State Suburbs): of these 28.8% were couple families without children, 49.1% were couple families with children, 20.9% 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 Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,701 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,830 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,701 occupied private dwellings were counted in Colyton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,602 96.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 2.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 27 1.0 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 Colyton (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 811 30.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,094 40.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 572 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 209 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), 30.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Colyton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 311 54.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 89 15.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 162 28.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Colyton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Colyton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,052 76.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 433 16.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 73 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Colyton (State Suburbs), 76.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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