2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Fingal Head

Code SSC17189 (SSC)
People 575
Male 287
Female 288
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 488
People born overseas 51
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 136
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 318
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $706
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,800
Median weekly rent $210
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People — demographics
People Fingal Head % Australia %
Total 575 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 287 49.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 288 50.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 70 12.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 575 people were usually resident in Fingal Head (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 12.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Fingal Head % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 88 15.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 60 10.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 242 42.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 67 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 81 14.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.7% of people usually resident in Fingal Head (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Fingal Head % Australia %
Australian citizenship 488 84.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 51 8.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 2.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 84.9% of people usually resident in Fingal Head (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.9% were born overseas and 2.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Fingal Head % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 181 40.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 80 17.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 25 5.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 168 37.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Fingal Head (State Suburbs) were married, 17.8% were either separated or divorced, 5.6% were widowed and 37.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Fingal Head % Australia %
Australia 451 78.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Fingal Head % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Fingal Head % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Fingal Head % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 112 51.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 76 34.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 17 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 171 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 219 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 219 people aged 15 years and over in Fingal Head (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 51.1% worked full-time, 34.7% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 171 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Fingal Head % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fingal Head % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 372 -- 466 --
Family 1,027 -- 1,171 --
Household 706 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Fingal Head (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 $1,027 and the median household income was $706.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Fingal Head % Australia %
Couple family without children 48 35.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 52 38.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 32 23.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 2.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 136 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 136 families in Fingal Head (State Suburbs): of these 35.3% were couple families without children, 38.2% were couple families with children, 23.5% were one parent families and 2.9% 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 Fingal Head % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 255 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 318 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 255 occupied private dwellings were counted in Fingal Head (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Fingal Head % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 209 82.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 4.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 35 13.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Fingal Head (State Suburbs), 82.0% were separate houses, 4.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 13.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Fingal Head % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 78 30.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 46 18.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 71 27.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 23.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Fingal Head (State Suburbs), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Landlord type Fingal Head % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 34 47.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3 4.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 42.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 4.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Fingal Head (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Fingal Head % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Fingal Head (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fingal Head % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 129 50.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 63 24.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 13 5.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Fingal Head (State Suburbs), 50.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.1% 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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