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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Bankstown (C)

Code LGA10350 (LGA)
People 164,841
Male 81,456
Female 83,385
Australian citizenship 144,945
People born overseas 58,252
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 763
Families 43,274
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 58,204
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Total 164,841 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 81,456 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 83,385 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,303 0.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 164,841 people were counted in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bankstown (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11,842 7.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 23,844 14.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 22,887 13.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 68,522 41.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 14,416 8.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 23,330 14.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 35,686 children aged 0-14 years and 37,746 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 144,945 87.9 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 58,252 35.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 763 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 144,945 people were Australian citizens, 58,252 were born overseas and 763 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bankstown (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 70,311 54.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 12,116 9.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 9,377 7.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 37,354 28.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.4% were separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 28.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Australia 96,686 58.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bankstown (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 44,158 62.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 17,942 25.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,511 3.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 5,559 7.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 52,775 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 70,170 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 70,170 people aged 15 years and over in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.9% worked full-time, 25.6% worked part-time, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 52,775 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,368 28.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 23,179 53.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 6,930 16.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 797 1.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 43,274 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 43,274 families were counted: of these, 28.6% were couple families without children, 53.6% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 55,008 94.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 58,204 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 55,008 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 42,087 76.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,925 10.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6,365 11.6 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 296 0.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 335 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 76.5% were separate houses, 10.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 25,695 46.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10,968 19.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 14,535 26.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,242 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,567 4.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.9% were being purchased and 26.4% were rented.

Landlord type Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,461 37.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 5,620 38.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,282 22.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 168 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 37.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 38.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Bankstown (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 41,828 76.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 10,464 19.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,105 2.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bankstown (C) (Local Government Areas), 76.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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