2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Emerton

Code SSC11353 (SSC)
People 2,216
Male 1,085
Female 1,131
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 1,668
People born overseas 677
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 547
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 785
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $712
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,138
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Emerton % Australia %
Total 2,216 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,085 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,131 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 143 6.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,216 people were usually resident in Emerton (State Suburbs): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Emerton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 208 9.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 436 19.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 295 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 849 38.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 261 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 167 7.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 29.1% of people usually resident in Emerton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Emerton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,668 75.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 677 30.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 75.3% of people usually resident in Emerton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Emerton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 644 41.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 268 17.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 89 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 568 36.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 41.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Emerton (State Suburbs) were married, 17.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 36.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Emerton % Australia %
Australia 1,304 58.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Emerton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Emerton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 437 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 143 19.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 19 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 4.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 112 15.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 668 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 745 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 745 people aged 15 years and over in Emerton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 19.2% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 4.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 15.0% were unemployed. 668 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Emerton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 340 -- 466 --
Family 787 -- 1,171 --
Household 712 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $340, the median family income was $787 and the median household income was $712.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Emerton % Australia %
Couple family without children 129 23.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 233 42.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 172 31.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 547 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 547 families in Emerton (State Suburbs): of these 23.6% were couple families without children, 42.6% were couple families with children, 31.4% were one parent families and 2.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Emerton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 747 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 785 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 747 occupied private dwellings were counted in Emerton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Emerton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 288 38.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 403 53.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 53 7.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Emerton (State Suburbs), 38.6% were separate houses, 53.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Emerton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 110 14.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 211 28.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 345 46.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 74 9.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), 14.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 46.2% were rented.

Landlord type Emerton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 116 33.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 180 52.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 39 11.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 33.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 52.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 11.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Emerton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,138 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,138. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Emerton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 530 71.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 146 19.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 23 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Emerton (State Suburbs), 71.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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