2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Brinkin

Code SSC71031 (SSC)
People 1,040
Male 523
Female 517
Median age 30
Australian citizenship 839
People born overseas 304
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 67
Families 235
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 388
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,469
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,404
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Brinkin % Australia %
Total 1,040 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 523 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 517 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 3.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,040 people were usually resident in Brinkin (State Suburbs): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 3.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Brinkin % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 101 9.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 235 22.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 489 47.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 111 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 42 4.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 30 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.9% of people usually resident in Brinkin (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 14.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 30 years.

Selected characteristics Brinkin % Australia %
Australian citizenship 839 80.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 304 29.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 67 6.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 80.7% of people usually resident in Brinkin (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 29.2% were born overseas and 6.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Brinkin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 334 38.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 82 9.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 22 2.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 433 49.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Brinkin (State Suburbs) were married, 9.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.5% were widowed and 49.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Brinkin % Australia %
Australia 656 63.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Brinkin % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brinkin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 392 62.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 158 25.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 28 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 19 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 29 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 181 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 626 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 626 people aged 15 years and over in Brinkin (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.6% worked full-time, 25.2% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 181 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brinkin % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 681 -- 466 --
Family 1,714 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,469 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Brinkin (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $681, the median family income was $1,714 and the median household income was $1,469.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Brinkin % Australia %
Couple family without children 83 35.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 113 48.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 30 12.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 9 3.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 235 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 235 families in Brinkin (State Suburbs): of these 35.3% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 3.8% 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 Brinkin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 361 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 388 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 361 occupied private dwellings were counted in Brinkin (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Brinkin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 144 39.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 126 34.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 91 25.2 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 Brinkin (State Suburbs), 39.9% were separate houses, 34.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Brinkin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 97 26.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 107 29.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 130 36.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 6.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Brinkin (State Suburbs), 26.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.0% were rented.

Landlord type Brinkin % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 87 66.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 43 33.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Brinkin (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Brinkin % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,404 -- 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 Brinkin (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,404. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brinkin % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 226 62.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 78 21.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 32 8.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Brinkin (State Suburbs), 62.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.6% were single (or lone) person households and 8.9% 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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