2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Parklea

Code SSC11781 (SSC)
People 2,952
Male 1,834
Female 1,118
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 1,751
People born overseas 1,190
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 583
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 674
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,706
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,383
Median weekly rent $340
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Parklea % Australia %
Total 2,952 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,834 62.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,118 37.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 4.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,952 people were usually resident in Parklea (State Suburbs): of these 62.1% were male and 37.9% were female. Of the total population 4.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Parklea % Australia %
People
0-4 years 263 8.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 336 11.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 464 15.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,685 57.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 128 4.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 77 2.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Parklea (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 6.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Parklea % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,751 59.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,190 40.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 59.3% of people usually resident in Parklea (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 40.3% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Parklea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,169 49.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 197 8.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 37 1.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 949 40.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Parklea (State Suburbs) were married, 8.4% were either separated or divorced, 1.6% were widowed and 40.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Parklea % Australia %
Australia 1,636 55.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Parklea % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Parklea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 797 69.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 234 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 43 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 32 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 4.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,128 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,153 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,153 people aged 15 years and over in Parklea (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 69.1% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 1,128 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Parklea % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 684 -- 466 --
Family 1,662 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,706 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $684, the median family income was $1,662 and the median household income was $1,706.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Parklea % Australia %
Couple family without children 158 27.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 351 60.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 63 10.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 583 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 583 families in Parklea (State Suburbs): of these 27.1% were couple families without children, 60.2% were couple families with children, 10.8% 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 Parklea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 651 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 674 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 651 occupied private dwellings were counted in Parklea (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Parklea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 651 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Parklea (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Parklea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 5.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 450 69.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 126 19.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), 5.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 69.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Landlord type Parklea % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 101 80.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 22 17.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 80.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 17.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Parklea % Australia %
Median weekly rent 340 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,383 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $340. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parklea % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 556 85.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 50 7.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 15 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Parklea (State Suburbs), 85.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.7% 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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