2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Sheffield

Code SSC66106 (SSC)
People 1,397
Male 666
Female 731
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 1,271
People born overseas 144
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 365
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 597
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $619
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $110
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People — demographics
People Sheffield % Australia %
Total 1,397 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 666 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 731 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 3.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,397 people were usually resident in Sheffield (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 3.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sheffield % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 6.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 190 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 152 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 501 35.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 212 15.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 258 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.6% of people usually resident in Sheffield (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Sheffield % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,271 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 144 10.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Sheffield (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sheffield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 601 53.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 132 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 102 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 281 25.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sheffield (State Suburbs) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 25.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sheffield % Australia %
Australia 1,166 83.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sheffield % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sheffield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 306 52.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 184 31.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 21 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 3.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 45 7.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 453 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 578 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 578 people aged 15 years and over in Sheffield (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.9% worked full-time, 31.8% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 453 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sheffield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 333 -- 466 --
Family 762 -- 1,171 --
Household 619 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sheffield (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $333, the median family income was $762 and the median household income was $619.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sheffield % Australia %
Couple family without children 146 40.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 155 42.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 60 16.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 365 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 365 families in Sheffield (State Suburbs): of these 40.0% were couple families without children, 42.5% were couple families with children, 16.4% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Sheffield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 529 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 597 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 529 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sheffield (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Sheffield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 484 91.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 39 7.4 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 Sheffield (State Suburbs), 91.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sheffield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 219 41.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 161 30.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 117 22.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 10 1.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sheffield (State Suburbs), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Landlord type Sheffield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 18 15.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 24 20.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 62 53.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 12.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sheffield (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sheffield % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 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 Sheffield (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sheffield % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 358 67.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 142 26.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sheffield (State Suburbs), 67.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.8% 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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