2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mount Pleasant

Code SSC15181 (SSC)
People 906
Male 458
Female 448
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 833
People born overseas 185
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 255
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 342
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,647
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $273
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People — demographics
People Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Total 906 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 458 50.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 448 49.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 906 people were usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 133 14.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 94 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 350 38.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 125 13.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 159 17.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.5% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Australian citizenship 833 91.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 185 20.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.9% of people usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 20.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 456 62.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 52 7.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 48 6.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 175 24.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were married, 7.1% were either separated or divorced, 6.6% were widowed and 24.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Australia 682 75.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Pleasant % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Pleasant % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 261 59.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 134 30.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 13 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 12 2.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 258 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 437 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 437 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.7% worked full-time, 30.7% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.7% were unemployed. 258 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Pleasant % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 612 -- 466 --
Family 1,850 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,647 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $612, the median family income was $1,850 and the median household income was $1,647.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Couple family without children 106 41.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 128 50.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 21 8.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 255 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 255 families in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs): of these 41.6% were couple families without children, 50.2% were couple families with children, 8.2% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 323 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 342 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 323 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 313 96.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 164 50.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 114 35.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 30 9.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 50.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.3% were owned with a mortgage and 9.3% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 14 46.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 11 36.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 13.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 46.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Median weekly rent 273 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $273. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Pleasant % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 256 79.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 59 18.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Pleasant (State Suburbs), 79.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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