2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Ashford

Code SSC16099 (SSC)
People 635
Male 306
Female 329
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 597
People born overseas 27
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 168
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 301
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $487
Median monthly mortgage repayment $480
Median weekly rent $85
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ashford % Australia %
Total 635 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 306 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 329 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 11.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 635 people were usually resident in Ashford (State Suburbs): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 11.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ashford % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 109 17.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 55 8.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 215 33.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 73 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 148 23.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Ashford (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Ashford % Australia %
Australian citizenship 597 94.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 27 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.0% of people usually resident in Ashford (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ashford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 232 47.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 68 13.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 56 11.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 131 26.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ashford (State Suburbs) were married, 13.8% were either separated or divorced, 11.4% were widowed and 26.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ashford % Australia %
Australia 577 90.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashford % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ashford % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ashford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 88 48.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 54 29.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 4.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 25 13.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 273 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 183 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 183 people aged 15 years and over in Ashford (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 48.1% worked full-time, 29.5% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 4.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 13.7% were unemployed. 273 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ashford % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ashford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 245 -- 466 --
Family 609 -- 1,171 --
Household 487 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ashford (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $245, the median family income was $609 and the median household income was $487.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashford % Australia %
Couple family without children 74 44.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 61 36.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 30 17.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 168 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 168 families in Ashford (State Suburbs): of these 44.0% were couple families without children, 36.3% were couple families with children, 17.9% were one parent families and 1.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Ashford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 250 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 301 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 250 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ashford (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ashford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 239 95.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 2.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 2.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ashford (State Suburbs), 95.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ashford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 137 54.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 47 18.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 53 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ashford (State Suburbs), 54.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ashford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 18 34.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 5.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 43.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 17.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ashford (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 34.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 43.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ashford % Australia %
Median weekly rent 85 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 480 -- 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 Ashford (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $85. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $480. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashford % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 165 66.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 76 30.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ashford (State Suburbs), 66.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.2% 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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