2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Kingswood (Penrith)

Code SSC11537 (SSC)
People 8,182
Male 4,037
Female 4,145
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 6,991
People born overseas 1,839
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 79
Families 2,106
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,646
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $885
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $195
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People — demographics
People Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Total 8,182 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,037 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,145 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 279 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 8,182 people were usually resident in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 642 7.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 946 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,409 17.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,498 42.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 779 9.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 907 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,991 85.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,839 22.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 79 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.4% of people usually resident in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.5% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,538 38.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,059 16.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 375 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,622 39.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs) were married, 16.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 39.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Australia 5,810 71.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,440 61.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 975 24.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 154 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 111 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 299 7.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,246 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,979 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,979 people aged 15 years and over in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.3% worked full-time, 24.5% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.5% were unemployed. 2,246 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 444 -- 466 --
Family 1,082 -- 1,171 --
Household 885 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $444, the median family income was $1,082 and the median household income was $885.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Couple family without children 662 31.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 852 40.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 535 25.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 57 2.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,106 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,106 families in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs): of these 31.4% were couple families without children, 40.5% were couple families with children, 25.4% were one parent families and 2.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,341 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,646 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,341 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,842 55.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 848 25.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 632 18.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), 55.1% were separate houses, 25.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 18.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 730 21.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 911 27.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,475 44.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 11 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 214 6.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), 21.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 44.1% were rented.

Landlord type Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 956 64.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 304 20.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 202 13.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 0.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 13.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingswood (Penrith) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,071 62.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 964 28.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 163 4.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kingswood (Penrith) (State Suburbs), 62.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.9% were single (or lone) person households and 4.9% 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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