2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Dharruk

Code SSC11301 (SSC)
People 2,804
Male 1,400
Female 1,404
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 2,321
People born overseas 895
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 755
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 899
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,045
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,333
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Dharruk % Australia %
Total 2,804 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,400 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,404 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 131 4.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,804 people were usually resident in Dharruk (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 4.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Dharruk % Australia %
People
0-4 years 231 8.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 492 17.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 422 15.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,156 41.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 332 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 171 6.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.8% of people usually resident in Dharruk (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Dharruk % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,321 82.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 895 31.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.8% of people usually resident in Dharruk (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.9% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Dharruk % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 954 45.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 255 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 74 3.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 800 38.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Dharruk (State Suburbs) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 3.6% were widowed and 38.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Dharruk % Australia %
Australia 1,727 61.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Dharruk % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dharruk % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 758 63.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 258 21.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 30 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 45 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 111 9.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 757 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,202 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,202 people aged 15 years and over in Dharruk (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.1% worked full-time, 21.5% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.2% were unemployed. 757 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dharruk % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 466 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,045 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Dharruk (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $408, the median family income was $1,069 and the median household income was $1,045.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Dharruk % Australia %
Couple family without children 180 23.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 370 49.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 199 26.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 755 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 755 families in Dharruk (State Suburbs): of these 23.8% were couple families without children, 49.0% were couple families with children, 26.4% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Dharruk % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 877 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 899 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 877 occupied private dwellings were counted in Dharruk (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Dharruk % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 852 97.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 2.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Dharruk (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Dharruk % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 230 26.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 347 39.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 244 27.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 50 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Dharruk (State Suburbs), 26.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Landlord type Dharruk % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 97 39.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 100 41.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 40 16.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Dharruk (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 41.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 16.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Dharruk % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,333 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Dharruk (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,333. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dharruk % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 717 81.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 111 12.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Dharruk (State Suburbs), 81.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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