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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Blacktown (C)

Code LGA10750 (LGA)
People 255,195
Male 126,755
Female 128,440
Australian citizenship 216,974
People born overseas 82,247
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,169
Families 67,622
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 86,009
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Total 255,195 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 126,755 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 128,440 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6,093 2.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 255,195 people were counted in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blacktown (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22,202 8.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 42,282 16.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 38,073 14.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 113,838 44.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 19,424 7.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 19,376 7.6 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 64,484 children aged 0-14 years and 38,800 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 216,974 85.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 82,247 32.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,169 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 216,974 people were Australian citizens, 82,247 were born overseas and 1,169 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blacktown (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 100,506 52.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 20,638 10.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 9,117 4.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 60,451 31.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.8% were separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 31.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Australia 156,793 61.4 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Blacktown (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 75,875 64.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 28,889 24.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 4,113 3.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 9,053 7.7 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 64,485 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 117,930 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 117,930 people aged 15 years and over in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.3% worked full-time, 24.5% worked part-time, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.7% were unemployed. 64,485 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 16,799 24.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 36,976 54.7 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 12,741 18.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 1,106 1.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 67,622 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 67,622 families were counted: of these, 24.8% were couple families without children, 54.7% were couple families with children, 18.8% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 82,460 95.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 86,009 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 82,460 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 71,444 86.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,891 8.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,310 4.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 444 0.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 371 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 86.6% were separate houses, 8.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 25,937 31.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 27,306 33.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 23,535 28.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,552 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 4,128 5.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.1% were being purchased and 28.5% were rented.

Landlord type Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9,332 39.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 9,080 38.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,846 20.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 275 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 39.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 38.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Blacktown (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 65,788 79.8 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 12,138 14.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,838 2.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Blacktown (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.8% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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