2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Cobbitty

Code SSC16737 (SSC)
People 1,163
Male 593
Female 570
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,055
People born overseas 190
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 307
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 376
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,331
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,871
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cobbitty % Australia %
Total 1,163 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 593 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 570 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 2.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,163 people were usually resident in Cobbitty (State Suburbs): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 2.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cobbitty % Australia %
People
0-4 years 76 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 169 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 182 15.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 472 40.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 134 11.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 129 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Cobbitty (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Cobbitty % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,055 90.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 190 16.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.7% of people usually resident in Cobbitty (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.3% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cobbitty % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 541 59.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 59 6.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 39 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 278 30.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cobbitty (State Suburbs) were married, 6.4% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 30.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cobbitty % Australia %
Australia 908 78.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cobbitty % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cobbitty % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 381 61.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 177 28.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 10 1.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 31 5.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 19 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 245 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 618 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 618 people aged 15 years and over in Cobbitty (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 28.6% worked part-time, 1.6% were away from work, 5.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 245 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cobbitty % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 540 -- 466 --
Family 1,482 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,331 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $540, the median family income was $1,482 and the median household income was $1,331.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cobbitty % Australia %
Couple family without children 94 30.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 177 57.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 33 10.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 307 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 307 families in Cobbitty (State Suburbs): of these 30.6% were couple families without children, 57.7% were couple families with children, 10.7% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Cobbitty % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 358 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 376 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 358 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cobbitty (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cobbitty % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 354 98.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cobbitty % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 128 35.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 139 38.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 65 18.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 1.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.8% were owned with a mortgage and 18.2% were rented.

Landlord type Cobbitty % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 17 26.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 44 67.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 7.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 67.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cobbitty % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,871 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,871. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cobbitty % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 297 83.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 37 10.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cobbitty (State Suburbs), 83.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 10.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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