2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Liverpool

Code SSC11603 (SSC)
People 21,318
Male 10,528
Female 10,790
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 15,041
People born overseas 11,842
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 94
Families 5,219
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,302
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $760
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People Liverpool % Australia %
Total 21,318 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 10,528 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 10,790 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 196 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 21,318 people were usually resident in Liverpool (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Liverpool % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,650 7.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,831 13.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,115 14.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 9,424 44.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,911 9.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,386 11.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Liverpool (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Liverpool % Australia %
Australian citizenship 15,041 70.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 11,842 55.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 94 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 70.6% of people usually resident in Liverpool (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 55.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Liverpool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,371 49.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,084 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,097 6.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,284 31.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Liverpool (State Suburbs) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 6.5% were widowed and 31.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Liverpool % Australia %
Australia 6,840 32.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Liverpool % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Liverpool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,818 60.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,632 20.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 228 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 289 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 979 12.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,719 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 7,946 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 7,946 people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.6% worked full-time, 20.5% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 12.3% were unemployed. 6,719 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Liverpool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 332 -- 466 --
Family 896 -- 1,171 --
Household 760 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $332, the median family income was $896 and the median household income was $760.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Liverpool % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,375 26.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,626 50.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,087 20.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 131 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 5,219 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 5,219 families in Liverpool (State Suburbs): of these 26.3% were couple families without children, 50.3% were couple families with children, 20.8% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Liverpool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,814 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,302 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 7,814 occupied private dwellings were counted in Liverpool (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Liverpool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,938 37.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 812 10.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4,027 51.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 21 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 16 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Liverpool (State Suburbs), 37.6% were separate houses, 10.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Liverpool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,502 19.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,653 21.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,605 46.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 29 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,022 13.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (State Suburbs), 19.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.2% were owned with a mortgage and 46.1% were rented.

Landlord type Liverpool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,584 71.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 441 12.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 517 14.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 64 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 71.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 14.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Liverpool % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Liverpool % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,033 64.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,798 23.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 229 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (State Suburbs), 64.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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