2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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Young

Code UCL188000 (UCL)
People 7,141
Male 3,386
Female 3,755
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 6,671
People born overseas 360
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 1,834
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,161
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $645
Median monthly mortgage repayment $932
Median weekly rent $150
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Young % Australia %
Total 7,141 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,386 47.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,755 52.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 236 3.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,141 people were usually resident in Young (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Of the total population 3.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Young % Australia %
People
0-4 years 522 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,043 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 925 13.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,465 34.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 764 10.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,422 19.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Young % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,671 93.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 360 5.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.4% of people usually resident in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.0% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Young % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,549 45.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 620 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 602 10.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,806 32.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 10.8% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Young % Australia %
Australia 6,399 89.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Young % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Young % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,743 58.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 844 28.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 91 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 88 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 216 7.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,310 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,982 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,982 people aged 15 years and over in Young (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.5% worked full-time, 28.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.2% were unemployed. 2,310 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Young % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 466 --
Family 885 -- 1,171 --
Household 645 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $362, the median family income was $885 and the median household income was $645.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Young % Australia %
Couple family without children 699 38.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 718 39.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 384 20.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 33 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,834 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,834 families in Young (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.1% were couple families without children, 39.1% were couple families with children, 20.9% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Young % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,855 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,161 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,855 occupied private dwellings were counted in Young (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Young % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,353 82.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 202 7.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 245 8.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 55 1.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.4% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Young % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,038 36.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 724 25.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 916 32.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 33 1.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 142 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.4% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Landlord type Young % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 528 57.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 161 17.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 215 23.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 12 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 57.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 17.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Young % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 932 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $932. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Young % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,817 63.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 873 30.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 80 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Young (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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