2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Larrakeyah

Code SSC71071 (SSC)
People 3,038
Male 1,658
Female 1,380
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 2,470
People born overseas 548
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 321
Families 677
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,512
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,712
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,717
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Larrakeyah % Australia %
Total 3,038 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,658 54.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,380 45.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 2.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,038 people were usually resident in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs): of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Of the total population 2.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Larrakeyah % Australia %
People
0-4 years 151 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 294 9.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 479 15.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,641 54.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 307 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 165 5.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.6% of people usually resident in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Larrakeyah % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,470 81.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 548 18.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 321 10.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.3% of people usually resident in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.0% were born overseas and 10.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Larrakeyah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 976 37.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 379 14.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 53 2.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,180 45.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs) were married, 14.6% were either separated or divorced, 2.0% were widowed and 45.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Larrakeyah % Australia %
Australia 2,126 70.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Larrakeyah % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Larrakeyah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,462 75.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 295 15.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 94 4.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 33 1.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 43 2.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 366 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,927 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,927 people aged 15 years and over in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 75.9% worked full-time, 15.3% worked part-time, 4.9% were away from work, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.2% were unemployed. 366 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Larrakeyah % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 933 -- 466 --
Family 2,061 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,712 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $933, the median family income was $2,061 and the median household income was $1,712.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Larrakeyah % Australia %
Couple family without children 338 49.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 262 38.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 66 9.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 677 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 677 families in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs): of these 49.9% were couple families without children, 38.7% were couple families with children, 9.7% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Larrakeyah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,321 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,512 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,321 occupied private dwellings were counted in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Larrakeyah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 357 27.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 147 11.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 794 60.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), 27.0% were separate houses, 11.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 60.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Larrakeyah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 167 12.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 269 20.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 722 54.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 152 11.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), 12.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 54.7% were rented.

Landlord type Larrakeyah % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 389 53.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 58 8.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 261 36.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 1.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Larrakeyah % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,717 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,717. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Larrakeyah % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 673 50.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 329 24.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 142 10.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Larrakeyah (State Suburbs), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.9% were single (or lone) person households and 10.7% 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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