2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Rooty Hill

Code SSC11861 (SSC)
People 12,267
Male 5,908
Female 6,359
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 10,269
People born overseas 5,160
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 70
Families 3,117
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,893
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,146
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,753
Median weekly rent $220
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People — demographics
People Rooty Hill % Australia %
Total 12,267 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,908 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,359 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 197 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 12,267 people were usually resident in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Rooty Hill % Australia %
People
0-4 years 891 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,995 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,757 14.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,153 42.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,181 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,289 10.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.5% of people usually resident in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Rooty Hill % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,269 83.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 5,160 42.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 70 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.7% of people usually resident in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 42.1% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Rooty Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,800 51.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 924 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 681 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,970 31.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 31.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Rooty Hill % Australia %
Australia 6,182 50.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Rooty Hill % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rooty Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,702 65.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,186 21.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 152 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 228 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 357 6.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,112 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,625 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,625 people aged 15 years and over in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 65.8% worked full-time, 21.1% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.3% were unemployed. 3,112 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rooty Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 466 --
Family 1,216 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,146 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $473, the median family income was $1,216 and the median household income was $1,146.

Expand Families category,
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Families — family composition
Family composition Rooty Hill % Australia %
Couple family without children 721 23.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,777 57.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 573 18.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 46 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,117 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,117 families in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs): of these 23.1% were couple families without children, 57.0% were couple families with children, 18.4% 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 Rooty Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,709 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,893 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,709 occupied private dwellings were counted in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Rooty Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,383 91.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 256 6.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 54 1.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 10 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 6 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), 91.2% were separate houses, 6.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Rooty Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 967 26.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,534 41.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 952 25.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 246 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), 26.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Landlord type Rooty Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 535 56.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 165 17.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 235 24.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 18 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Rooty Hill % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,753 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,753. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rooty Hill % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,974 80.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 513 13.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 71 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Rooty Hill (State Suburbs), 80.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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