2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Valla Beach

Code UCL179000 (UCL)
People 1,054
Male 508
Female 546
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 924
People born overseas 141
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 305
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 480
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $582
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,029
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Valla Beach % Australia %
Total 1,054 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 508 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 546 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,054 people were usually resident in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Valla Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 58 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 138 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 83 7.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 349 33.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 158 15.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 268 25.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.6% of people usually resident in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 40.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Valla Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 924 87.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 141 13.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.7% of people usually resident in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 13.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Valla Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 490 57.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 127 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 58 6.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 188 21.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 21.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Valla Beach % Australia %
Australia 824 78.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Valla Beach % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Valla Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 165 46.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 133 37.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 1.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 38 10.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 456 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 353 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 353 people aged 15 years and over in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 46.7% worked full-time, 37.7% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 1.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.8% were unemployed. 456 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Valla Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Valla Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 308 -- 466 --
Family 644 -- 1,171 --
Household 582 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $308, the median family income was $644 and the median household income was $582.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Valla Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 161 52.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 92 30.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 47 15.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 305 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 305 families in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 52.8% were couple families without children, 30.2% were couple families with children, 15.4% 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 Valla Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 445 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 480 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 445 occupied private dwellings were counted in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Valla Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 412 92.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 27 6.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 1.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Valla Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 220 49.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 105 23.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 85 19.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 34 7.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 49.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.6% were owned with a mortgage and 19.1% were rented.

Landlord type Valla Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 65 76.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 20.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 76.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Valla Beach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,029 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,029. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Valla Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 299 67.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 107 24.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Valla Beach (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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