2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Hinchinbrook

Code SSC11469 (SSC)
People 10,431
Male 5,159
Female 5,272
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 9,128
People born overseas 4,558
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 2,738
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,004
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $1,228
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Total 10,431 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,159 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,272 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 121 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,431 people were usually resident in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hinchinbrook % Australia %
People
0-4 years 879 8.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,982 19.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,600 15.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,811 46.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 680 6.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 478 4.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.4% of people usually resident in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 11.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,128 87.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,558 43.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.5% of people usually resident in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 43.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hinchinbrook % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,372 57.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 725 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 208 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,262 29.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Australia 5,285 50.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hinchinbrook % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hinchinbrook % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,246 65.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,053 21.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 138 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 192 3.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 350 7.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,203 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,979 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,979 people aged 15 years and over in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.2% worked full-time, 21.1% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 2,203 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hinchinbrook % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 485 -- 466 --
Family 1,205 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,228 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $485, the median family income was $1,205 and the median household income was $1,228.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Couple family without children 532 19.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,744 63.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 434 15.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 28 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,738 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,738 families in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs): of these 19.4% were couple families without children, 63.7% were couple families with children, 15.9% 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 Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,919 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,004 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,919 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,578 88.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 309 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 21 0.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 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 Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 536 18.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,660 56.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 542 18.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 165 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), 18.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 56.9% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 341 62.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 59 10.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 128 23.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 3.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hinchinbrook % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,576 88.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 210 7.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 30 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hinchinbrook (State Suburbs), 88.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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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