2006 Census QuickStats

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Tocumwal

Code UCL174800 (UCL)
People 1,860
Male 914
Female 946
Median age 54
Australian citizenship 1,734
People born overseas 141
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 552
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 985
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $625
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $140
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People — demographics
People Tocumwal % Australia %
Total 1,860 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 914 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 946 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,860 people were usually resident in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tocumwal % Australia %
People
0-4 years 75 4.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 159 8.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 161 8.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 557 29.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 350 18.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 561 30.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 54 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.6% of people usually resident in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 49.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 54 years.

Selected characteristics Tocumwal % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,734 93.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 141 7.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.2% of people usually resident in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.6% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tocumwal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 944 57.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 203 12.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 159 9.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 324 19.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.5% were either separated or divorced, 9.8% were widowed and 19.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tocumwal % Australia %
Australia 1,613 86.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tocumwal % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tocumwal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 411 54.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 246 32.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 37 4.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 42 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 808 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 752 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 752 people aged 15 years and over in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.7% worked full-time, 32.7% worked part-time, 4.9% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 808 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tocumwal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 349 -- 466 --
Family 813 -- 1,171 --
Household 625 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $349, the median family income was $813 and the median household income was $625.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Tocumwal % Australia %
Couple family without children 323 58.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 150 27.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 73 13.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 552 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 552 families in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 58.5% were couple families without children, 27.2% were couple families with children, 13.2% 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 Tocumwal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 823 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 985 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 823 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Tocumwal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 695 84.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 3.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 44 5.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 59 7.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.4% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 7.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tocumwal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 431 52.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 188 22.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 162 19.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 6 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Landlord type Tocumwal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 68 42.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 8.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 76 46.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 3.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 42.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tocumwal % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tocumwal % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 544 66.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 230 27.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 21 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tocumwal (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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