2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lurnea

Code SSC11613 (SSC)
People 7,462
Male 3,691
Female 3,771
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 5,947
People born overseas 2,446
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17
Families 1,858
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,624
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $743
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,474
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lurnea % Australia %
Total 7,462 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,691 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,771 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 162 2.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,462 people were usually resident in Lurnea (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 2.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lurnea % Australia %
People
0-4 years 587 7.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,275 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,081 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,963 39.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 682 9.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 874 11.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.0% of people usually resident in Lurnea (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Lurnea % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,947 79.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,446 32.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.7% of people usually resident in Lurnea (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lurnea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,697 48.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 705 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 356 6.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,843 32.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lurnea (State Suburbs) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 32.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lurnea % Australia %
Australia 4,114 55.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lurnea % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lurnea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,565 58.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 626 23.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 70 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 119 4.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 277 10.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,298 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,657 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,657 people aged 15 years and over in Lurnea (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.9% worked full-time, 23.6% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 4.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.4% were unemployed. 2,298 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lurnea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 330 -- 466 --
Family 852 -- 1,171 --
Household 743 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lurnea (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $330, the median family income was $852 and the median household income was $743.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lurnea % Australia %
Couple family without children 453 24.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 903 48.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 468 25.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 34 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,858 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,858 families in Lurnea (State Suburbs): of these 24.4% were couple families without children, 48.6% were couple families with children, 25.2% 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 Lurnea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,522 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,624 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,522 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lurnea (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lurnea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,036 80.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 444 17.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 42 1.7 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 Lurnea (State Suburbs), 80.7% were separate houses, 17.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lurnea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 661 26.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 664 26.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 891 35.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 304 12.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lurnea (State Suburbs), 26.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.3% were rented.

Landlord type Lurnea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 350 39.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 385 43.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 134 15.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 22 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lurnea (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 43.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 15.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lurnea % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,474 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lurnea (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,474. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lurnea % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,803 71.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 464 18.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 42 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lurnea (State Suburbs), 71.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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