2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Kirkham

Code SSC17731 (SSC)
People 655
Male 323
Female 332
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 620
People born overseas 92
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 179
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 191
Average people per household 3.6
Median weekly household income $2,150
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,694
Median weekly rent $135
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People — demographics
People Kirkham % Australia %
Total 655 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 323 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 332 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 655 people were usually resident in Kirkham (State Suburbs): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kirkham % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 8.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 110 16.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 110 16.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 285 43.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 60 9.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 37 5.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Kirkham (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 14.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Kirkham % Australia %
Australian citizenship 620 94.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 92 14.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 1.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.7% of people usually resident in Kirkham (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.0% were born overseas and 1.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kirkham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 330 67.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 17 3.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 13 2.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 133 27.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 67.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kirkham (State Suburbs) were married, 3.5% were either separated or divorced, 2.6% were widowed and 27.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kirkham % Australia %
Australia 548 83.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kirkham % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kirkham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 212 56.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 129 34.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 8 2.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 117 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 375 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 375 people aged 15 years and over in Kirkham (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.5% worked full-time, 34.4% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.1% were unemployed. 117 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kirkham % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 646 -- 466 --
Family 2,095 -- 1,171 --
Household 2,150 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kirkham (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $646, the median family income was $2,095 and the median household income was $2,150.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kirkham % Australia %
Couple family without children 50 27.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 119 66.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 10 5.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 179 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 179 families in Kirkham (State Suburbs): of these 27.9% were couple families without children, 66.5% were couple families with children, 5.6% 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 Kirkham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 183 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 191 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 183 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kirkham (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kirkham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 183 100.0 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 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kirkham (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kirkham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 56 30.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 116 63.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7 3.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kirkham (State Suburbs), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 63.4% were owned with a mortgage and 3.8% were rented.

Landlord type Kirkham % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 42.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 6 85.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kirkham (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 85.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kirkham % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,694 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kirkham (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,694. The average people per household was 3.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kirkham % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 173 94.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 10 5.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kirkham (State Suburbs), 94.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 5.5% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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