2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

St Marys (L)

Code UCL615000 (UCL)
People 522
Male 255
Female 267
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 475
People born overseas 51
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 155
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 263
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $518
Median monthly mortgage repayment $637
Median weekly rent $84
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People St Marys (L) % Australia %
Total 522 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 255 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 267 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 522 people were usually resident in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St Marys (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 84 16.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 42 8.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 189 36.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 92 17.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 89 17.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.5% of people usually resident in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics St Marys (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 475 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 51 9.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 9.8% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St Marys (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 207 50.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 58 14.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 37 9.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 105 25.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.1% were either separated or divorced, 9.0% were widowed and 25.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St Marys (L) % Australia %
Australia 436 83.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St Marys (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St Marys (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St Marys (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 70 45.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 58 37.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 14 9.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 238 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 153 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 153 people aged 15 years and over in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 45.8% worked full-time, 37.9% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.2% were unemployed. 238 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St Marys (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses St Marys (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes St Marys (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 263 -- 466 --
Family 608 -- 1,171 --
Household 518 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $263, the median family income was $608 and the median household income was $518.

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Families — family composition
Family composition St Marys (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 67 43.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 60 38.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 23 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 3.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 155 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 155 families in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.2% were couple families without children, 38.7% were couple families with children, 14.8% were one parent families and 3.2% 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 St Marys (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 232 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 263 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 232 occupied private dwellings were counted in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure St Marys (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 215 92.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 4.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 2.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure St Marys (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 125 53.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 51 22.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 19.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 3.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 53.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.0% were owned with a mortgage and 19.8% were rented.

Landlord type St Marys (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 11 23.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 16 34.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 17 37.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 6.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 34.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St Marys (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 84 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 637 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $84. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $637. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Marys (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 151 65.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 74 31.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St Marys (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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