2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Croydon

Code SSC41321 (SSC)
People 1,350
Male 677
Female 673
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,150
People born overseas 345
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 359
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 588
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $921
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,246
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Croydon % Australia %
Total 1,350 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 677 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 673 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 2.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,350 people were usually resident in Croydon (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 2.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Croydon % Australia %
People
0-4 years 78 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 180 13.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 152 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 624 46.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 102 7.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 212 15.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Croydon (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Croydon % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,150 85.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 345 25.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.2% of people usually resident in Croydon (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Croydon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 500 45.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 123 11.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 69 6.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 393 36.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Croydon (State Suburbs) were married, 11.3% were either separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 36.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Croydon % Australia %
Australia 899 66.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Croydon % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Croydon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 381 58.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 171 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 48 7.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 364 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 651 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 651 people aged 15 years and over in Croydon (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.5% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.4% were unemployed. 364 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 405 -- 466 --
Family 1,142 -- 1,171 --
Household 921 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Croydon (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $405, the median family income was $1,142 and the median household income was $921.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon % Australia %
Couple family without children 117 32.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 158 44.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 74 20.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 10 2.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 359 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 359 families in Croydon (State Suburbs): of these 32.6% were couple families without children, 44.0% were couple families with children, 20.6% were one parent families and 2.8% 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 Croydon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 546 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 588 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 546 occupied private dwellings were counted in Croydon (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Croydon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 462 84.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 23 4.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 55 10.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Croydon (State Suburbs), 84.6% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Croydon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 190 34.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 164 30.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 136 24.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 49 9.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Croydon (State Suburbs), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.

Landlord type Croydon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 49 36.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 30 22.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 54 39.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Croydon (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 36.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Croydon % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,246 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Croydon (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,246. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 354 64.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 130 23.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 38 7.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Croydon (State Suburbs), 64.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.8% were single (or lone) person households and 7.0% 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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