2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Pokolbin

Code SSC18553 (SSC)
People 625
Male 330
Female 295
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 473
People born overseas 64
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 52
Families 136
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 310
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,353
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,184
Median weekly rent $125
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Pokolbin % Australia %
Total 625 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 330 52.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 295 47.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 625 people were usually resident in Pokolbin (State Suburbs): of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pokolbin % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 87 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 63 10.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 249 39.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 120 19.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 65 10.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Pokolbin (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Pokolbin % Australia %
Australian citizenship 473 75.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 64 10.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 52 8.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 75.7% of people usually resident in Pokolbin (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.2% were born overseas and 8.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pokolbin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 309 62.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 48 9.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 123 24.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pokolbin (State Suburbs) were married, 9.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 24.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pokolbin % Australia %
Australia 422 67.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Pokolbin % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pokolbin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 193 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 75 24.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 20 6.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 102 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 305 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 305 people aged 15 years and over in Pokolbin (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 24.6% worked part-time, 6.6% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 102 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pokolbin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 466 --
Family 1,616 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,353 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $606, the median family income was $1,616 and the median household income was $1,353.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pokolbin % Australia %
Couple family without children 72 52.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 60 44.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 2.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 136 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 136 families in Pokolbin (State Suburbs): of these 52.9% were couple families without children, 44.1% were couple families with children, 2.9% 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 Pokolbin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 261 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 310 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 261 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pokolbin (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Pokolbin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 178 68.2 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 83 31.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), 68.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 31.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pokolbin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 34.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 50 19.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 17.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 27.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Landlord type Pokolbin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 7 15.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 32 69.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 10.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pokolbin % Australia %
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,184 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,184. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pokolbin % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 140 53.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 39 14.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin (State Suburbs), 53.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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