2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Glenfield

Code SSC11411 (SSC)
People 6,759
Male 3,217
Female 3,542
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 5,545
People born overseas 2,207
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 1,607
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,397
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,080
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,452
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Glenfield % Australia %
Total 6,759 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,217 47.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,542 52.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 102 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,759 people were usually resident in Glenfield (State Suburbs): of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Glenfield % Australia %
People
0-4 years 376 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 875 12.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,137 16.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,710 40.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 682 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 978 14.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.5% of people usually resident in Glenfield (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Glenfield % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,545 82.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,207 32.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.0% of people usually resident in Glenfield (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Glenfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,610 47.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 570 10.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 498 9.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,826 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Glenfield (State Suburbs) were married, 10.4% were either separated or divorced, 9.0% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Glenfield % Australia %
Australia 3,827 56.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Glenfield % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Glenfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,001 65.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 695 22.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 88 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 86 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 179 5.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,523 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,049 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,049 people aged 15 years and over in Glenfield (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.6% worked full-time, 22.8% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 1,523 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glenfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 476 -- 466 --
Family 1,190 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,080 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Glenfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $476, the median family income was $1,190 and the median household income was $1,080.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenfield % Australia %
Couple family without children 455 28.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 828 51.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 308 19.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,607 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,607 families in Glenfield (State Suburbs): of these 28.3% were couple families without children, 51.5% were couple families with children, 19.2% 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 Glenfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,222 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,397 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,222 occupied private dwellings were counted in Glenfield (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Glenfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,347 60.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 841 37.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18 0.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 16 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Glenfield (State Suburbs), 60.6% were separate houses, 37.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Glenfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 652 29.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 791 35.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 519 23.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 19 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 244 11.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Glenfield (State Suburbs), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Landlord type Glenfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 283 54.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 128 24.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 98 18.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Glenfield (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Glenfield % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,452 -- 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 Glenfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,452. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenfield % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,553 69.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 436 19.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 42 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Glenfield (State Suburbs), 69.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.6% 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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