2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Kurri Kurri - Bal

Code SSC17767 (SSC)
People 5,644
Male 2,730
Female 2,914
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 5,339
People born overseas 300
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 1,562
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,400
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $645
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Total 5,644 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,730 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,914 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 220 3.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,644 people were usually resident in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 3.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
People
0-4 years 367 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 825 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 715 12.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,142 38.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 664 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 930 16.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,339 94.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 300 5.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.6% of people usually resident in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.3% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,025 45.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 609 13.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 404 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,416 31.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs) were married, 13.7% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 31.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Australia 5,101 90.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,282 56.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 635 27.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 65 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 65 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 236 10.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,988 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,283 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,283 people aged 15 years and over in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.2% worked full-time, 27.8% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.3% were unemployed. 1,988 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 342 -- 466 --
Family 872 -- 1,171 --
Household 645 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $342, the median family income was $872 and the median household income was $645.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Couple family without children 560 35.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 624 39.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 346 22.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 32 2.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,562 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,562 families in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs): of these 35.9% were couple families without children, 39.9% were couple families with children, 22.2% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,241 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,400 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,241 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,979 88.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 87 3.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 150 6.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 0.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.4 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), 88.3% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 869 38.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 667 29.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 603 26.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 92 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Landlord type Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 339 56.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 115 19.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 139 23.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kurri Kurri - Bal % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,532 68.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 630 28.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 50 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kurri Kurri - Bal (State Suburbs), 68.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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