2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Jamisontown

Code SSC11507 (SSC)
People 4,786
Male 2,361
Female 2,425
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 4,275
People born overseas 839
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 1,274
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,018
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,066
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,376
Median weekly rent $210
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People — demographics
People Jamisontown % Australia %
Total 4,786 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,361 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,425 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 72 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,786 people were usually resident in Jamisontown (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Jamisontown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 347 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 532 11.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 787 16.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,101 43.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 525 11.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 495 10.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.4% of people usually resident in Jamisontown (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Jamisontown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,275 89.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 839 17.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.3% of people usually resident in Jamisontown (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.5% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Jamisontown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,733 44.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 508 13.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 235 6.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,432 36.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Jamisontown (State Suburbs) were married, 13.0% were either separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 36.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Jamisontown % Australia %
Australia 3,702 77.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Jamisontown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Jamisontown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,753 65.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 646 24.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 89 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 57 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 114 4.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,014 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,659 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,659 people aged 15 years and over in Jamisontown (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.9% worked full-time, 24.3% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.3% were unemployed. 1,014 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Jamisontown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 536 -- 466 --
Family 1,295 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,066 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $536, the median family income was $1,295 and the median household income was $1,066.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Jamisontown % Australia %
Couple family without children 452 35.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 568 44.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 231 18.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 23 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,274 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,274 families in Jamisontown (State Suburbs): of these 35.5% were couple families without children, 44.6% were couple families with children, 18.1% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Jamisontown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,879 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,018 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,879 occupied private dwellings were counted in Jamisontown (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Jamisontown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,276 67.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 160 8.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 331 17.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 112 6.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), 67.9% were separate houses, 8.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.6% were flats, units or apartments and 6.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Jamisontown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 523 27.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 699 37.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 567 30.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 89 4.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), 27.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.2% were rented.

Landlord type Jamisontown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 416 73.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 44 7.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 98 17.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 17.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Jamisontown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,376 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,376. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Jamisontown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,242 66.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 516 27.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 52 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Jamisontown (State Suburbs), 66.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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