2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Marayong

Code SSC11627 (SSC)
People 6,821
Male 3,359
Female 3,462
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 5,847
People born overseas 2,277
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26
Families 1,822
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,530
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $993
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Marayong % Australia %
Total 6,821 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,359 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,462 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 167 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,821 people were usually resident in Marayong (State Suburbs): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Marayong % Australia %
People
0-4 years 459 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 926 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 989 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,785 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 746 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 919 13.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Marayong (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Marayong % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,847 85.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,277 33.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 26 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.7% of people usually resident in Marayong (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 33.4% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Marayong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,613 48.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 597 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 420 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,808 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Marayong (State Suburbs) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Marayong % Australia %
Australia 4,071 59.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Marayong % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Marayong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,932 63.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 693 22.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 85 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 123 4.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 227 7.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,047 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,060 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,060 people aged 15 years and over in Marayong (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.1% worked full-time, 22.6% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 4.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.4% were unemployed. 2,047 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marayong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 395 -- 466 --
Family 1,100 -- 1,171 --
Household 993 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Marayong (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $395, the median family income was $1,100 and the median household income was $993.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Marayong % Australia %
Couple family without children 539 29.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 859 47.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 395 21.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 29 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,822 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,822 families in Marayong (State Suburbs): of these 29.6% were couple families without children, 47.1% were couple families with children, 21.7% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Marayong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,402 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,530 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,402 occupied private dwellings were counted in Marayong (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Marayong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,727 71.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 569 23.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 97 4.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 9 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Marayong (State Suburbs), 71.9% were separate houses, 23.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Marayong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 715 29.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 772 32.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 739 30.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 16 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 163 6.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Marayong (State Suburbs), 29.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.8% were rented.

Landlord type Marayong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 299 40.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 307 41.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 113 15.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 17 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Marayong (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 40.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 41.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 15.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Marayong % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Marayong (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marayong % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,762 73.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 512 21.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 56 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Marayong (State Suburbs), 73.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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