2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

North Balgowlah

Code SSC11719 (SSC)
People 3,309
Male 1,625
Female 1,684
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 2,902
People born overseas 762
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 42
Families 926
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,167
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,760
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,500
Median weekly rent $385
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People — demographics
People North Balgowlah % Australia %
Total 3,309 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,625 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,684 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,309 people were usually resident in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Balgowlah % Australia %
People
0-4 years 318 9.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 566 17.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 319 9.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,442 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 333 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 331 10.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.7% of people usually resident in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics North Balgowlah % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,902 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 762 23.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 42 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 23.0% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Balgowlah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,458 60.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 200 8.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 134 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 631 26.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 60.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs) were married, 8.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 26.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Balgowlah % Australia %
Australia 2,399 72.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Balgowlah % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) North Balgowlah % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Balgowlah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,041 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 530 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 50 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 35 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 652 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,693 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,693 people aged 15 years and over in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 652 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation North Balgowlah % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Balgowlah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 696 -- 466 --
Family 2,060 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,760 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $696, the median family income was $2,060 and the median household income was $1,760.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition North Balgowlah % Australia %
Couple family without children 243 26.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 545 58.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 124 13.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 926 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 926 families in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs): of these 26.2% were couple families without children, 58.9% were couple families with children, 13.4% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 North Balgowlah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,114 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,167 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,114 occupied private dwellings were counted in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure North Balgowlah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,002 89.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 5.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 51 4.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Balgowlah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 402 36.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 494 44.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 171 15.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.3% were owned with a mortgage and 15.4% were rented.

Landlord type North Balgowlah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 99 57.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 17 9.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 48 28.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 57.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics North Balgowlah % Australia %
Median weekly rent 385 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $385. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Balgowlah % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 919 82.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 163 14.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 17 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in North Balgowlah (State Suburbs), 82.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.6% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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