2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Quakers Hill

Code SSC11825 (SSC)
People 25,015
Male 12,356
Female 12,659
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 21,448
People born overseas 8,518
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 178
Families 6,835
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,340
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,401
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,800
Median weekly rent $245
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People — demographics
People Quakers Hill % Australia %
Total 25,015 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 12,356 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 12,659 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 341 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 25,015 people were usually resident in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Quakers Hill % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,106 8.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,325 17.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,722 14.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 11,765 47.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,917 7.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,179 4.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.7% of people usually resident in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 12.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Quakers Hill % Australia %
Australian citizenship 21,448 85.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8,518 34.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 178 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.7% of people usually resident in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 34.1% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Quakers Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,248 55.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,786 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 526 2.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 6,022 32.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.8% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Quakers Hill % Australia %
Australia 15,356 61.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Quakers Hill % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Quakers Hill % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Quakers Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,057 68.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,938 22.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 366 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 332 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 604 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,598 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 13,297 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 13,297 people aged 15 years and over in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 68.1% worked full-time, 22.1% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 4,598 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Quakers Hill % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Quakers Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 597 -- 466 --
Family 1,470 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,401 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $597, the median family income was $1,470 and the median household income was $1,401.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Quakers Hill % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,687 24.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,966 58.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,107 16.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 75 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 6,835 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 6,835 families in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs): of these 24.7% were couple families without children, 58.0% were couple families with children, 16.2% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Quakers Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,977 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,340 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 7,977 occupied private dwellings were counted in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Quakers Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,682 83.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,250 15.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 40 0.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), 83.8% were separate houses, 15.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Quakers Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,516 19.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,935 49.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,164 27.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 30 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 328 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), 19.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 49.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.1% were rented.

Landlord type Quakers Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,403 64.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 327 15.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 403 18.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 32 1.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 64.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Quakers Hill % Australia %
Median weekly rent 245 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,800 -- 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 Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $245. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quakers Hill % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,640 83.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 930 11.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 203 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Quakers Hill (State Suburbs), 83.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 11.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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