2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

South Golden Beach

Code UCL170000 (UCL)
People 1,729
Male 822
Female 907
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,513
People born overseas 247
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 467
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 765
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $707
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,165
Median weekly rent $260
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People South Golden Beach % Australia %
Total 1,729 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 822 47.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 907 52.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,729 people were usually resident in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age South Golden Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 123 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 325 18.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 203 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 754 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 174 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 149 8.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.9% of people usually resident in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics South Golden Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,513 87.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 247 14.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.5% of people usually resident in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.3% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status South Golden Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 483 37.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 251 19.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 49 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 498 38.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 37.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 19.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 38.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth South Golden Beach % Australia %
Australia 1,364 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses South Golden Beach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) South Golden Beach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment South Golden Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 291 40.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 303 42.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 77 10.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 477 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 718 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 718 people aged 15 years and over in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 40.5% worked full-time, 42.2% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.7% were unemployed. 477 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation South Golden Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses South Golden Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes South Golden Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 376 -- 466 --
Family 881 -- 1,171 --
Household 707 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $376, the median family income was $881 and the median household income was $707.

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Families — family composition
Family composition South Golden Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 132 28.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 190 40.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 145 31.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 467 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 467 families in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 28.3% were couple families without children, 40.7% were couple families with children, 31.0% 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 South Golden Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 667 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 765 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 667 occupied private dwellings were counted in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure South Golden Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 613 91.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 2.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 37 5.5 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 South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.9% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure South Golden Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 189 28.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 209 31.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 218 32.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 7.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Landlord type South Golden Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 133 61.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 82 37.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics South Golden Beach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 260 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,165 -- 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 South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $260. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,165. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Golden Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 466 69.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 133 19.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 24 3.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in South Golden Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.6% 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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