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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Ashfield (A)

Code LGA10150 (LGA)
People 38,981
Male 19,079
Female 19,902
Australian citizenship 30,072
People born overseas 16,830
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 513
Families 9,511
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,512
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Total 38,981 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 19,079 48.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 19,902 51.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 205 0.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 38,981 people were counted in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ashfield (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,102 5.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,964 10.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,856 12.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 19,002 48.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,165 8.1 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 5,892 15.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 6,066 children aged 0-14 years and 9,057 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 30,072 77.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 16,830 43.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 513 1.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 30,072 people were Australian citizens, 16,830 were born overseas and 513 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ashfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,741 44.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,489 10.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,290 7.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 12,387 37.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 44.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.6% were separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 37.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Australia 19,127 49.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ashfield (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ashfield (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ashfield (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,676 64.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,154 26.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 599 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,194 6.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 11,144 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 19,623 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 19,623 people aged 15 years and over in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.6% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.1% were unemployed. 11,144 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,392 35.7 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,390 46.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,400 14.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 329 3.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 9,511 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 9,511 families were counted: of these, 35.7% were couple families without children, 46.2% were couple families with children, 14.7% were one parent families and 3.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,457 93.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,512 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 15,457 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,794 37.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,882 12.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7,206 46.6 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 162 1.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 413 2.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 37.5% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 46.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,425 35.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,545 16.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,872 38.0 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 363 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,256 8.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.5% were being purchased and 38.0% were rented.

Landlord type Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,997 68.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 189 3.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,620 27.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 69 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 68.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Ashfield (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,286 60.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,163 26.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 987 6.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Ashfield (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.9% were single (or lone) person households and 6.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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