2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Epping

Code SSC11367 (SSC)
People 18,970
Male 9,216
Female 9,754
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 15,238
People born overseas 7,841
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 242
Families 5,114
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,195
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,432
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,950
Median weekly rent $300
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Epping % Australia %
Total 18,970 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 9,216 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 9,754 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 18,970 people were usually resident in Epping (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Epping % Australia %
People
0-4 years 910 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,493 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,173 16.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 7,940 41.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,954 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,498 13.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.9% of people usually resident in Epping (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Epping % Australia %
Australian citizenship 15,238 80.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,841 41.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 242 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.3% of people usually resident in Epping (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 41.3% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Epping % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,607 55.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 940 6.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 839 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,176 33.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Epping (State Suburbs) were married, 6.0% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 33.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Epping % Australia %
Australia 10,174 53.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Epping % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Epping % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,958 61.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,790 28.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 307 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 203 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 413 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 5,193 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,671 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 9,671 people aged 15 years and over in Epping (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.6% worked full-time, 28.8% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 5,193 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Epping % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 562 -- 466 --
Family 1,691 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,432 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Epping (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $562, the median family income was $1,691 and the median household income was $1,432.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Epping % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,602 31.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,779 54.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 608 11.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 125 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,114 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,114 families in Epping (State Suburbs): of these 31.3% were couple families without children, 54.3% were couple families with children, 11.9% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Epping % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,806 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,195 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,806 occupied private dwellings were counted in Epping (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Epping % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,415 64.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 547 8.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,821 26.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Epping (State Suburbs), 64.9% were separate houses, 8.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Epping % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,735 40.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,833 26.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,804 26.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 26 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 409 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Epping (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.5% were rented.

Landlord type Epping % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,374 76.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 44 2.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 338 18.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 46 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Epping (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 76.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Epping % Australia %
Median weekly rent 300 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,950 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Epping (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $300. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Epping % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,991 73.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,249 18.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 280 4.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Epping (State Suburbs), 73.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.4% were single (or lone) person households and 4.1% 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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