2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Eastern Creek

Code SSC11335 (SSC)
People 546
Male 274
Female 272
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 494
People born overseas 120
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 148
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 194
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $900
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,450
Median weekly rent $195
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People — demographics
People Eastern Creek % Australia %
Total 546 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 274 50.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 272 49.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 546 people were usually resident in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs): of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Eastern Creek % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 9.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 81 14.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 99 18.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 196 35.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 54 9.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 66 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.4% of people usually resident in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Eastern Creek % Australia %
Australian citizenship 494 90.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 120 22.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.5% of people usually resident in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Eastern Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 177 42.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 57 13.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 23 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 156 37.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) were married, 13.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 37.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Eastern Creek % Australia %
Australia 389 71.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Eastern Creek % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Eastern Creek % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Eastern Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 142 58.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 47 19.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 6.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 29 11.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 144 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 245 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 245 people aged 15 years and over in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.0% worked full-time, 19.2% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 6.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.8% were unemployed. 144 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Eastern Creek % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Eastern Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 412 -- 466 --
Family 968 -- 1,171 --
Household 900 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $412, the median family income was $968 and the median household income was $900.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Eastern Creek % Australia %
Couple family without children 42 28.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 66 44.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 37 25.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 2.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 148 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 148 families in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs): of these 28.4% were couple families without children, 44.6% were couple families with children, 25.0% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Eastern Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 177 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 194 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 177 occupied private dwellings were counted in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Eastern Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 172 97.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 97.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Eastern Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 61 34.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 80 45.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 26 14.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 34.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 45.2% were owned with a mortgage and 14.7% were rented.

Landlord type Eastern Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 16 61.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 9 34.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Eastern Creek % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,450 -- 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 Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,450. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eastern Creek % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 140 79.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 26 14.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Creek (State Suburbs), 79.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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