2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

St Marys

Code SSC11941 (SSC)
People 9,717
Male 4,873
Female 4,844
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 7,942
People born overseas 2,743
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35
Families 2,451
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,244
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $781
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People St Marys % Australia %
Total 9,717 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,873 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,844 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 288 3.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,717 people were usually resident in St Marys (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 3.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St Marys % Australia %
People
0-4 years 724 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,252 12.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,327 13.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,956 40.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,052 10.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,406 14.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in St Marys (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics St Marys % Australia %
Australian citizenship 7,942 81.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,743 28.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.7% of people usually resident in St Marys (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.2% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St Marys % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,038 39.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,280 16.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 641 8.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,787 36.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St Marys (State Suburbs) were married, 16.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.3% were widowed and 36.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St Marys % Australia %
Australia 6,066 62.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St Marys % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St Marys % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St Marys % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,610 62.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 844 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 120 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 145 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 438 10.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,829 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,157 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,157 people aged 15 years and over in St Marys (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.5% were unemployed. 2,829 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St Marys % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Marys % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 466 --
Family 1,001 -- 1,171 --
Household 781 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $403, the median family income was $1,001 and the median household income was $781.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition St Marys % Australia %
Couple family without children 757 30.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 963 39.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 664 27.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 67 2.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,451 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,451 families in St Marys (State Suburbs): of these 30.9% were couple families without children, 39.3% were couple families with children, 27.1% were one parent families and 2.7% 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 St Marys % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,900 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,244 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,900 occupied private dwellings were counted in St Marys (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure St Marys % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,374 60.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 916 23.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 604 15.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 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 St Marys (State Suburbs), 60.9% were separate houses, 23.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure St Marys % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,016 26.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 942 24.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,570 40.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 361 9.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (State Suburbs), 26.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 40.3% were rented.

Landlord type St Marys % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 964 61.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 302 19.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 262 16.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 46 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 16.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St Marys % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Marys % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,377 60.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,147 29.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 144 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (State Suburbs), 60.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.4% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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