2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Doonside

Code SSC11307 (SSC)
People 13,031
Male 6,395
Female 6,636
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 10,922
People born overseas 4,684
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60
Families 3,455
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,469
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,554
Median weekly rent $170
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People — demographics
People Doonside % Australia %
Total 13,031 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,395 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,636 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 601 4.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 13,031 people were usually resident in Doonside (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 4.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Doonside % Australia %
People
0-4 years 887 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,203 16.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,095 16.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,482 42.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,300 10.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,062 8.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.7% of people usually resident in Doonside (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Doonside % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,922 83.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,684 35.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 60 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.8% of people usually resident in Doonside (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 35.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Doonside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,660 46.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,213 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 494 5.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,574 36.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Doonside (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.0% were widowed and 36.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Doonside % Australia %
Australia 7,399 56.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Doonside % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Doonside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,545 62.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,230 21.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 153 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 242 4.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 529 9.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,583 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,699 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,699 people aged 15 years and over in Doonside (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.2% worked full-time, 21.6% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.3% were unemployed. 3,583 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Doonside % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 466 --
Family 1,097 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $399, the median family income was $1,097 and the median household income was $1,007.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Doonside % Australia %
Couple family without children 805 23.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,709 49.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 884 25.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 57 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,455 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,455 families in Doonside (State Suburbs): of these 23.3% were couple families without children, 49.5% were couple families with children, 25.6% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Doonside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,277 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,469 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,277 occupied private dwellings were counted in Doonside (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Doonside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,811 89.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 385 9.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 72 1.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Doonside (State Suburbs), 89.1% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Doonside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 927 21.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,395 32.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,673 39.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 265 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), 21.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 39.1% were rented.

Landlord type Doonside % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 431 25.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,013 60.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 197 11.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 30 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 25.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 60.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 11.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Doonside % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,554 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,554. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doonside % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,337 78.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 716 16.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 90 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Doonside (State Suburbs), 78.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% 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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