2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Drake

Code SSC16999 (SSC)
People 409
Male 215
Female 194
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 373
People born overseas 36
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 96
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 188
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $397
Median monthly mortgage repayment $527
Median weekly rent $80
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People — demographics
People Drake % Australia %
Total 409 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 215 52.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 194 47.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 171 41.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 409 people were usually resident in Drake (State Suburbs): of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Of the total population 41.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Drake % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 6.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 79 19.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 55 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 181 44.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 45 11.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 22 5.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.2% of people usually resident in Drake (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Drake % Australia %
Australian citizenship 373 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 36 8.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Drake (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Drake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 82 27.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 36 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 10 3.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 168 55.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 27.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Drake (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.3% were widowed and 55.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Drake % Australia %
Australia 356 87.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Drake % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Drake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 33 24.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 51 38.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 27.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 152 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 133 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 133 people aged 15 years and over in Drake (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 24.8% worked full-time, 38.3% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 27.8% were unemployed. 152 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Drake % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 205 -- 466 --
Family 462 -- 1,171 --
Household 397 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Drake (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $205, the median family income was $462 and the median household income was $397.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Drake % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 33.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 36 37.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 28 29.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 96 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 96 families in Drake (State Suburbs): of these 33.3% were couple families without children, 37.5% were couple families with children, 29.2% 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 Drake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 143 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 188 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 143 occupied private dwellings were counted in Drake (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Drake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 130 90.9 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 13 9.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Drake (State Suburbs), 90.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 9.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Drake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 61 42.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 27 18.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 43 30.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 3.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 7.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Drake (State Suburbs), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.9% were owned with a mortgage and 30.1% were rented.

Landlord type Drake % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 41 95.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 9.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Drake (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 95.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Drake % Australia %
Median weekly rent 80 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 527 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Drake (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $80. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $527. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.4.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Drake % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 93 65.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 43 30.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Drake (State Suburbs), 65.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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