2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Leonay

Code SSC11577 (SSC)
People 2,414
Male 1,222
Female 1,192
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,194
People born overseas 480
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 736
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 881
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,711
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,717
Median weekly rent $290
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Leonay % Australia %
Total 2,414 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,222 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,192 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,414 people were usually resident in Leonay (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Leonay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 168 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 315 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 308 12.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 980 40.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 421 17.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 222 9.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.0% of people usually resident in Leonay (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Leonay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,194 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 480 19.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Leonay (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 19.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Leonay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,188 61.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 161 8.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 75 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 507 26.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 61.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Leonay (State Suburbs) were married, 8.3% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 26.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Leonay % Australia %
Australia 1,850 76.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Leonay % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Leonay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 890 63.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 386 27.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 37 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 42 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 489 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,392 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,392 people aged 15 years and over in Leonay (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.9% worked full-time, 27.7% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 489 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Leonay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 663 -- 466 --
Family 1,773 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,711 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Leonay (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $663, the median family income was $1,773 and the median household income was $1,711.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Leonay % Australia %
Couple family without children 282 38.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 368 50.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 82 11.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 736 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 736 families in Leonay (State Suburbs): of these 38.3% were couple families without children, 50.0% were couple families with children, 11.1% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Leonay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 836 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 881 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 836 occupied private dwellings were counted in Leonay (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Leonay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 836 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Leonay (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Leonay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 345 41.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 382 45.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 87 10.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Leonay (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 45.7% were owned with a mortgage and 10.4% were rented.

Landlord type Leonay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 61 70.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 26.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Leonay (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 70.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Leonay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 290 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,717 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Leonay (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $290. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,717. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leonay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 717 85.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 94 11.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Leonay (State Suburbs), 85.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 11.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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