2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Clarence Town

Code SSC16719 (SSC)
People 2,109
Male 1,078
Female 1,031
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,973
People born overseas 128
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 592
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 853
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,028
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,244
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Clarence Town % Australia %
Total 2,109 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,078 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,031 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 3.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,109 people were usually resident in Clarence Town (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 3.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Clarence Town % Australia %
People
0-4 years 142 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 362 17.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 239 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 878 41.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 257 12.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 229 10.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.9% of people usually resident in Clarence Town (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Clarence Town % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,973 93.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 128 6.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.6% of people usually resident in Clarence Town (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.1% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Clarence Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 944 58.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 177 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 53 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 431 26.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Clarence Town (State Suburbs) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 26.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Clarence Town % Australia %
Australia 1,882 89.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Clarence Town % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Clarence Town % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Clarence Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 533 55.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 304 31.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 39 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 48 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 584 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 953 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 953 people aged 15 years and over in Clarence Town (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.9% worked full-time, 31.9% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 584 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Clarence Town % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Clarence Town % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 466 --
Family 1,101 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,028 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $372, the median family income was $1,101 and the median household income was $1,028.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Clarence Town % Australia %
Couple family without children 233 39.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 285 48.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 67 11.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 592 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 592 families in Clarence Town (State Suburbs): of these 39.4% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 11.3% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Clarence Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 749 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 853 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 749 occupied private dwellings were counted in Clarence Town (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Clarence Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 721 96.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 0.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Clarence Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 242 32.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 365 48.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 90 12.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 5.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.7% were owned with a mortgage and 12.0% were rented.

Landlord type Clarence Town % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 35 38.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 50 55.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 5.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Clarence Town % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,244 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,244. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Clarence Town % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 582 77.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 114 15.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 16 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Clarence Town (State Suburbs), 77.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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