2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Braddon

Code SSC81051 (SSC)
People 3,574
Male 1,834
Female 1,740
Median age 28
Australian citizenship 2,514
People born overseas 1,082
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 243
Families 549
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,022
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $1,178
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $290
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Braddon % Australia %
Total 3,574 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,834 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,740 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,574 people were usually resident in Braddon (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Braddon % Australia %
People
0-4 years 84 2.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 137 3.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 975 27.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,877 52.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 237 6.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 266 7.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 28 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 6.2% of people usually resident in Braddon (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 14.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 28 years.

Selected characteristics Braddon % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,514 70.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,082 30.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 243 6.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 70.3% of people usually resident in Braddon (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.3% were born overseas and 6.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Braddon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 734 21.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 365 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 81 2.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,178 64.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Braddon (State Suburbs) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 2.4% were widowed and 64.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Braddon % Australia %
Australia 1,973 55.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Braddon % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Braddon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,335 63.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 528 25.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 84 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 28 1.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 122 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 760 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,097 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,097 people aged 15 years and over in Braddon (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.7% worked full-time, 25.2% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 1.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 760 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Braddon % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 724 -- 466 --
Family 1,845 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,178 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Braddon (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $724, the median family income was $1,845 and the median household income was $1,178.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Braddon % Australia %
Couple family without children 329 59.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 117 21.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 71 12.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 32 5.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 549 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 549 families in Braddon (State Suburbs): of these 59.9% were couple families without children, 21.3% were couple families with children, 12.9% were one parent families and 5.8% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Braddon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,766 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,022 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,766 occupied private dwellings were counted in Braddon (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Braddon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 233 13.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 330 18.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,200 68.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Braddon (State Suburbs), 13.2% were separate houses, 18.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 68.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Braddon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 164 9.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 284 16.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 997 56.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 311 17.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Braddon (State Suburbs), 9.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.1% were owned with a mortgage and 56.5% were rented.

Landlord type Braddon % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 432 43.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 302 30.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 248 24.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 13 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Braddon (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 43.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 30.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Braddon % Australia %
Median weekly rent 290 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 1.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Braddon (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $290. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 1.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Braddon % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 543 30.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 661 37.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 252 14.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Braddon (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 37.4% were single (or lone) person households and 14.3% 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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