2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Fairfield East

Code SSC11379 (SSC)
People 4,475
Male 2,240
Female 2,235
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 3,757
People born overseas 2,281
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16
Families 1,121
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,457
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $744
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Fairfield East % Australia %
Total 4,475 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,240 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,235 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,475 people were usually resident in Fairfield East (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Fairfield East % Australia %
People
0-4 years 380 8.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 666 14.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 637 14.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,809 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 398 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 583 13.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.4% of people usually resident in Fairfield East (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Fairfield East % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,757 84.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,281 51.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 16 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.0% of people usually resident in Fairfield East (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 51.0% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Fairfield East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,714 50.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 365 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 251 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,096 32.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Fairfield East (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 32.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Fairfield East % Australia %
Australia 1,848 41.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Fairfield East % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Fairfield East % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Fairfield East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 950 58.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 340 21.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 36 2.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 104 6.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 184 11.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,514 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,614 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,614 people aged 15 years and over in Fairfield East (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.9% worked full-time, 21.1% worked part-time, 2.2% were away from work, 6.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.4% were unemployed. 1,514 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Fairfield East % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fairfield East % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 283 -- 466 --
Family 815 -- 1,171 --
Household 744 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Fairfield East (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $283, the median family income was $815 and the median household income was $744.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Fairfield East % Australia %
Couple family without children 260 23.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 597 53.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 231 20.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 33 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,121 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,121 families in Fairfield East (State Suburbs): of these 23.2% were couple families without children, 53.3% were couple families with children, 20.6% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Fairfield East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,369 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,457 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,369 occupied private dwellings were counted in Fairfield East (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Fairfield East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,228 89.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 39 2.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 97 7.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 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 Fairfield East (State Suburbs), 89.7% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Fairfield East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 393 28.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 400 29.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 478 34.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 6.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Fairfield East (State Suburbs), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 34.9% were rented.

Landlord type Fairfield East % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 155 32.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 205 42.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 101 21.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 20 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Fairfield East (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 32.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 42.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Fairfield East % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Fairfield East (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fairfield East % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,053 76.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 247 18.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 33 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Fairfield East (State Suburbs), 76.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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