2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Blackwood Creek

Code SSC65086 (SSC)
People 314
Male 170
Female 144
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 309
People born overseas 13
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 92
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 143
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $910
Median monthly mortgage repayment $821
Median weekly rent $70
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Total 314 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 170 54.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 144 45.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 314 people were usually resident in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs): of these 54.1% were male and 45.9% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blackwood Creek % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 50 15.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 32 10.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 134 42.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 50 15.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 27 8.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.3% of people usually resident in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Australian citizenship 309 98.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 13 4.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 98.4% of people usually resident in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blackwood Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 142 58.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 26 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 9 3.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 68 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Australia 291 92.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackwood Creek % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blackwood Creek % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blackwood Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 98 62.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 40 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 5.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 77 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 157 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 157 people aged 15 years and over in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.4% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 5.1% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 77 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blackwood Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 441 -- 466 --
Family 1,100 -- 1,171 --
Household 910 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $441, the median family income was $1,100 and the median household income was $910.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Couple family without children 32 34.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 49 53.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 11 12.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 92 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 92 families in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs): of these 34.8% were couple families without children, 53.3% were couple families with children, 12.0% 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 Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 117 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 143 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 117 occupied private dwellings were counted in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 117 100.0 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 Blackwood Creek (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 Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 60 51.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 22 18.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 29 24.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 6.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs), 51.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.8% were rented.

Landlord type Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 69.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 20.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Median weekly rent 70 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 821 -- 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 Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $70. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $821. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blackwood Creek % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 86 73.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 26 22.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 6.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Blackwood Creek (State Suburbs), 73.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.2% were single (or lone) person households and 6.8% 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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