2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Leppington

Code SSC17839 (SSC)
People 1,892
Male 971
Female 921
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,546
People born overseas 537
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 455
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 666
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $967
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,650
Median weekly rent $243
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Leppington % Australia %
Total 1,892 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 971 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 921 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,892 people were usually resident in Leppington (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Leppington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 110 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 246 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 257 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 709 37.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 259 13.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 310 16.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.8% of people usually resident in Leppington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Leppington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,546 81.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 537 28.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.7% of people usually resident in Leppington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 28.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Leppington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 865 56.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 136 8.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 88 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 445 29.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Leppington (State Suburbs) were married, 8.9% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 29.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Leppington % Australia %
Australia 1,090 57.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Leppington % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Leppington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 473 59.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 208 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 45 5.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 40 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 546 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 791 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 791 people aged 15 years and over in Leppington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 5.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 546 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Leppington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 466 --
Family 1,067 -- 1,171 --
Household 967 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Leppington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $386, the median family income was $1,067 and the median household income was $967.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Leppington % Australia %
Couple family without children 143 31.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 256 56.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 56 12.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 455 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 455 families in Leppington (State Suburbs): of these 31.4% were couple families without children, 56.3% were couple families with children, 12.3% 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 Leppington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 635 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 666 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 635 occupied private dwellings were counted in Leppington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Leppington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 538 84.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 3.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 70 11.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Leppington (State Suburbs), 84.7% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 11.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Leppington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 248 39.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 106 16.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 114 18.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 163 25.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Leppington (State Suburbs), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Landlord type Leppington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 58 50.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 55 48.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Leppington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Leppington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 243 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,650 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Leppington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $243. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,650. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Leppington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 426 67.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 117 18.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Leppington (State Suburbs), 67.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.4% 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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