2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Canowindra

Code SSC16651 (SSC)
People 2,126
Male 1,090
Female 1,036
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 2,028
People born overseas 91
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 590
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 980
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $626
Median monthly mortgage repayment $800
Median weekly rent $115
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Canowindra % Australia %
Total 2,126 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,090 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,036 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 2.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,126 people were usually resident in Canowindra (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 2.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Canowindra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 142 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 271 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 217 10.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 793 37.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 284 13.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 417 19.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Canowindra (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Canowindra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,028 95.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 91 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.4% of people usually resident in Canowindra (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Canowindra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 898 52.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 193 11.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 149 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 474 27.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Canowindra (State Suburbs) were married, 11.3% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Canowindra % Australia %
Australia 1,932 90.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Canowindra % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canowindra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 575 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 263 27.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 28 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 44 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 698 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 944 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 944 people aged 15 years and over in Canowindra (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 698 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canowindra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 335 -- 466 --
Family 813 -- 1,171 --
Household 626 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Canowindra (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $335, the median family income was $813 and the median household income was $626.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Canowindra % Australia %
Couple family without children 275 46.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 222 37.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 79 13.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 2.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 590 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 590 families in Canowindra (State Suburbs): of these 46.6% were couple families without children, 37.6% were couple families with children, 13.4% were one parent families and 2.4% 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 Canowindra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 856 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 980 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 856 occupied private dwellings were counted in Canowindra (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Canowindra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 791 92.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 28 3.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 32 3.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Canowindra (State Suburbs), 92.4% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Canowindra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 405 47.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 200 23.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 210 24.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 3.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Canowindra (State Suburbs), 47.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.5% were rented.

Landlord type Canowindra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 54 25.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 27 12.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 107 51.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 19 9.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Canowindra (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 25.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Canowindra % Australia %
Median weekly rent 115 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 800 -- 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 Canowindra (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $115. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $800. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canowindra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 584 68.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 244 28.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Canowindra (State Suburbs), 68.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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