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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Kogarah (A)

Code LGA14450 (LGA)
People 49,885
Male 24,200
Female 25,685
Australian citizenship 42,386
People born overseas 17,192
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 455
Families 13,410
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,480
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Total 49,885 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 24,200 48.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 25,685 51.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 178 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 49,885 people were counted in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kogarah (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,101 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,136 12.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 6,399 12.8 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 21,870 43.8 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,685 9.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 7,694 15.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 9,237 children aged 0-14 years and 12,379 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 42,386 85.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 17,192 34.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 455 0.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 42,386 people were Australian citizens, 17,192 were born overseas and 455 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kogarah (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,225 54.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,541 8.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,873 7.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 12,013 29.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.7% were separated or divorced, 7.1% were widowed and 29.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Australia 29,847 59.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kogarah (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 15,711 64.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 6,687 27.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 756 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,182 4.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 14,307 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 24,336 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 24,336 people aged 15 years and over in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.6% worked full-time, 27.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 14,307 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,411 32.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 6,958 51.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,738 13.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 303 2.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 13,410 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 13,410 families were counted: of these, 32.9% were couple families without children, 51.9% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,148 93.2 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,480 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 18,148 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,258 62.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,379 7.6 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,245 28.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 149 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 117 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 62.0% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,157 50.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,314 18.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,352 24.0 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 395 2.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 927 5.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 50.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.3% were being purchased and 24.0% were rented.

Landlord type Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,974 68.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 160 3.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,169 26.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 49 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 68.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Kogarah (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,011 71.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 3,798 20.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 638 3.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Kogarah (A) (Local Government Areas), 71.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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