2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Emu Heights

Code SSC11355 (SSC)
People 3,318
Male 1,620
Female 1,698
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 3,108
People born overseas 495
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 915
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,098
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,435
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,548
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Emu Heights % Australia %
Total 3,318 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,620 48.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,698 51.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 56 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,318 people were usually resident in Emu Heights (State Suburbs): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Emu Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 263 7.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 601 18.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 484 14.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,452 43.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 317 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 201 6.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.0% of people usually resident in Emu Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Emu Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,108 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 495 14.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Emu Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.9% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Emu Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,373 55.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 235 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 72 2.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 776 31.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Emu Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.9% were widowed and 31.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Emu Heights % Australia %
Australia 2,742 82.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Emu Heights % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Emu Heights % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Emu Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,169 63.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 501 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 51 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 44 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 63 3.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 587 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,828 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,828 people aged 15 years and over in Emu Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.9% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 587 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Emu Heights % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Emu Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 466 --
Family 1,523 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,435 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Emu Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $596, the median family income was $1,523 and the median household income was $1,435.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Emu Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 268 29.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 504 55.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 134 14.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 915 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 915 families in Emu Heights (State Suburbs): of these 29.3% were couple families without children, 55.1% were couple families with children, 14.6% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Emu Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,054 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,098 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,054 occupied private dwellings were counted in Emu Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Emu Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,032 97.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 1.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 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 Emu Heights (State Suburbs), 97.9% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Emu Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 297 28.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 574 54.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 165 15.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 1.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Emu Heights (State Suburbs), 28.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 54.5% were owned with a mortgage and 15.7% were rented.

Landlord type Emu Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 94 57.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 20 12.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 46 27.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Emu Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 57.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Emu Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,548 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Emu Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,548. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Emu Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 893 84.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 135 12.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Emu Heights (State Suburbs), 84.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.8% 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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