2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Minto

Code SSC11667 (SSC)
People 10,986
Male 5,295
Female 5,691
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 9,017
People born overseas 3,533
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35
Families 2,821
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,793
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $883
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,452
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Minto % Australia %
Total 10,986 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,295 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,691 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 421 3.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,986 people were usually resident in Minto (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 3.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Minto % Australia %
People
0-4 years 960 8.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,043 18.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,763 16.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,643 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 951 8.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 627 5.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 27.3% of people usually resident in Minto (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 14.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Minto % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,017 82.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,533 32.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.1% of people usually resident in Minto (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 32.2% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Minto % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,621 45.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,027 12.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 334 4.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,004 37.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Minto (State Suburbs) were married, 12.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.2% were widowed and 37.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Minto % Australia %
Australia 6,578 59.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Minto % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Minto % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,879 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,040 22.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 124 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 159 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 479 10.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,755 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,681 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,681 people aged 15 years and over in Minto (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 22.2% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.2% were unemployed. 2,755 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Minto % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 408 -- 466 --
Family 1,009 -- 1,171 --
Household 883 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Minto (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $408, the median family income was $1,009 and the median household income was $883.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Minto % Australia %
Couple family without children 563 20.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,414 50.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 791 28.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 53 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,821 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,821 families in Minto (State Suburbs): of these 20.0% were couple families without children, 50.1% were couple families with children, 28.0% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Minto % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,594 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,793 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,594 occupied private dwellings were counted in Minto (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Minto % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,653 73.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 812 22.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 123 3.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Minto (State Suburbs), 73.8% were separate houses, 22.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Minto % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 556 15.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,304 36.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,479 41.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 17 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 239 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Minto (State Suburbs), 15.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.3% were owned with a mortgage and 41.2% were rented.

Landlord type Minto % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 455 30.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 832 56.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 172 11.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 21 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Minto (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 56.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 11.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Minto % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,452 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Minto (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,452. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Minto % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,738 76.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 626 17.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 74 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Minto (State Suburbs), 76.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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