2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Rouse Hill

Code SSC11875 (SSC)
People 6,474
Male 3,245
Female 3,229
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 5,707
People born overseas 1,439
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32
Families 1,716
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,029
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,808
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,200
Median weekly rent $343
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Rouse Hill % Australia %
Total 6,474 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,245 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,229 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,474 people were usually resident in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Rouse Hill % Australia %
People
0-4 years 890 13.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,229 19.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 569 8.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,119 48.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 427 6.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 241 3.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 32.7% of people usually resident in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 10.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Rouse Hill % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,707 88.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,439 22.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.2% of people usually resident in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.2% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Rouse Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,949 67.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 358 8.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 94 2.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 952 21.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 67.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs) were married, 8.2% were either separated or divorced, 2.2% were widowed and 21.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Rouse Hill % Australia %
Australia 4,720 72.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Rouse Hill % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rouse Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,247 67.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 791 23.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 122 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 87 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 76 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 853 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,323 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,323 people aged 15 years and over in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.6% worked full-time, 23.8% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 853 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rouse Hill % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 744 -- 466 --
Family 1,873 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,808 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $744, the median family income was $1,873 and the median household income was $1,808.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Rouse Hill % Australia %
Couple family without children 400 23.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,160 67.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 151 8.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,716 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,716 families in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs): of these 23.3% were couple families without children, 67.6% were couple families with children, 8.8% were one parent families and 0.3% 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 Rouse Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,956 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,029 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,956 occupied private dwellings were counted in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Rouse Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,846 94.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 90 4.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Rouse Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 284 14.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,271 65.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 300 15.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), 14.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 65.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Landlord type Rouse Hill % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 200 66.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 1.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 89 29.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Rouse Hill % Australia %
Median weekly rent 343 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,200 -- 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 Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $343. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rouse Hill % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,685 86.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 169 8.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 28 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Rouse Hill (State Suburbs), 86.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 8.6% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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