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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Burwood (A)

Code LGA11300 (LGA)
People 29,381
Male 14,337
Female 15,044
Australian citizenship 22,563
People born overseas 13,945
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 579
Families 7,159
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,406
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Burwood (A) % Australia %
Total 29,381 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 14,337 48.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 15,044 51.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 113 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 29,381 people were counted in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Burwood (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,546 5.3 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,419 11.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,470 15.2 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 13,117 44.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,583 8.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,247 14.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 4,965 children aged 0-14 years and 6,830 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Burwood (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 22,563 76.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 13,945 47.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 579 1.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 22,563 people were Australian citizens, 13,945 were born overseas and 579 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Burwood (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,916 48.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,027 8.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,615 6.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 8,845 36.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.3% were separated or divorced, 6.6% were widowed and 36.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Burwood (A) % Australia %
Australia 13,517 46.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Burwood (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,371 61.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,759 27.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 507 3.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 963 7.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 9,497 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 13,600 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 13,600 people aged 15 years and over in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.6% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 9,497 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Burwood (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,118 29.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,718 51.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,068 14.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 255 3.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 7,159 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 7,159 families were counted: of these, 29.6% were couple families without children, 51.9% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 3.6% 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 Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,543 92.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,406 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 10,543 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,659 53.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,043 9.9 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,633 34.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 85 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 123 1.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 53.7% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 34.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,507 42.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,518 14.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,508 33.3 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 299 2.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 710 6.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.4% were being purchased and 33.3% were rented.

Landlord type Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,209 63.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 300 8.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 940 26.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 60 1.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 63.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Burwood (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,939 65.8 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,346 22.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 646 6.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 65.8% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.3% were single (or lone) person households and 6.1% 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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