2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Prospect

Code SSC11815 (SSC)
People 4,217
Male 2,112
Female 2,105
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 3,706
People born overseas 1,449
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 1,165
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,400
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,343
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,714
Median weekly rent $245
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People — demographics
People Prospect % Australia %
Total 4,217 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,112 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,105 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,217 people were usually resident in Prospect (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Prospect % Australia %
People
0-4 years 323 7.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 595 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 632 15.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,954 46.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 469 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 244 5.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.8% of people usually resident in Prospect (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Prospect % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,706 87.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,449 34.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.9% of people usually resident in Prospect (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.4% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Prospect % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,876 56.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 275 8.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 117 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,031 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Prospect (State Suburbs) were married, 8.3% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Prospect % Australia %
Australia 2,546 60.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Prospect % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Prospect % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,590 67.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 511 21.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 101 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 108 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 804 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,373 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,373 people aged 15 years and over in Prospect (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.0% worked full-time, 21.5% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 804 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Prospect % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 552 -- 466 --
Family 1,422 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,343 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Prospect (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $552, the median family income was $1,422 and the median household income was $1,343.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Prospect % Australia %
Couple family without children 294 25.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 703 60.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 159 13.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,165 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,165 families in Prospect (State Suburbs): of these 25.2% were couple families without children, 60.3% were couple families with children, 13.6% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Prospect % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,347 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,400 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,347 occupied private dwellings were counted in Prospect (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Prospect % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,161 86.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 179 13.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Prospect (State Suburbs), 86.2% were separate houses, 13.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Prospect % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 451 33.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 614 45.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 213 15.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 64 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Prospect (State Suburbs), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 45.6% were owned with a mortgage and 15.8% were rented.

Landlord type Prospect % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 145 68.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 1.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 63 29.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Prospect (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 68.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Prospect % Australia %
Median weekly rent 245 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,714 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Prospect (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $245. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,714. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Prospect % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,124 83.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 164 12.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 27 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Prospect (State Suburbs), 83.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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