2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Maitland (C)

Code LGA15050 (LGA)
People 61,880
Male 30,250
Female 31,630
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 57,222
People born overseas 4,339
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 100
Families 17,188
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 23,907
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,025
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Maitland (C) % Australia %
Total 61,880 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 30,250 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 31,630 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,621 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 61,880 people were usually resident in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Maitland (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,618 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 9,593 15.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 8,431 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 25,511 41.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 6,493 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7,234 11.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.0% of people usually resident in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Maitland (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 57,222 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,339 7.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 100 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 7.0% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Maitland (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 25,043 52.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 5,420 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,715 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 14,494 30.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 30.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Maitland (C) % Australia %
Australia 54,122 87.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Maitland (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Maitland (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Maitland (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 17,031 58.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 8,493 29.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 996 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 744 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,908 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 16,248 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 29,172 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 29,172 people aged 15 years and over in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 29.1% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 16,248 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Maitland (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Maitland (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Maitland (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 428 -- 466 --
Family 1,159 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,025 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $428, the median family income was $1,159 and the median household income was $1,025.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Maitland (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,908 34.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,088 47.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3,000 17.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 192 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 17,188 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 17,188 families in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 34.4% were couple families without children, 47.1% were couple families with children, 17.5% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Maitland (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 22,511 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 23,907 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 22,511 occupied private dwellings were counted in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Maitland (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 20,007 88.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,019 4.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,347 6.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 129 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 9 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Maitland (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,086 31.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,531 37.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,620 25.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 139 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,133 5.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

Landlord type Maitland (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,981 53.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,320 23.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,177 20.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 144 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Maitland (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maitland (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,860 74.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 4,512 20.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 438 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Maitland (C) (Local Government Areas), 74.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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