2006 Census QuickStats

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Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan)

Code SED50205 (SED)
People 38,486
Male 18,016
Female 20,470
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 32,877
People born overseas 11,159
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 341
Families 10,493
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 17,273
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,166
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,590
Median weekly rent $210
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People — demographics
People Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Total 38,486 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 18,016 46.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 20,470 53.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 137 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 38,486 people were usually resident in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions): of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,981 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,714 12.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,130 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 14,993 39.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,532 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7,137 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 32,877 85.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 11,159 29.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 341 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.4% of people usually resident in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were Australian citizens, 29.0% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17,221 54.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,149 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,327 7.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 9,100 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Australia 24,954 64.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,171 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,134 32.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 759 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 382 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 539 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 10,920 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 18,985 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 18,985 people aged 15 years and over in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 10,920 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 577 -- 466 --
Family 1,624 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,166 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $577, the median family income was $1,624 and the median household income was $1,166.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,286 40.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,725 45.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,286 12.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 196 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 10,493 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 10,493 families in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions): of these 40.8% were couple families without children, 45.0% were couple families with children, 12.3% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,789 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 17,273 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 15,789 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions).

Dwelling structure Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12,109 76.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,570 16.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,105 7.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 76.7% were separate houses, 16.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,728 42.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,664 29.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,311 21.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 129 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 957 6.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Landlord type Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,850 55.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 112 3.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,256 37.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 91 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 55.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,590 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,590. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 10,422 66.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 4,223 26.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 426 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alfred Cove (South Metropolitan) (State Electoral Divisions), 66.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% 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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