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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Ku-ring-gai (A)

Code LGA14500 (LGA)
People 100,152
Male 47,402
Female 52,750
Australian citizenship 87,210
People born overseas 31,476
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,194
Families 27,393
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 35,537
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Total 100,152 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 47,402 47.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 52,750 52.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 108 0.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 100,152 people were counted in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,387 5.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 15,386 15.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 14,645 14.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 37,946 37.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 10,765 10.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 16,025 16.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 20,773 children aged 0-14 years and 26,790 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 87,210 87.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 31,476 31.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,194 1.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 87,210 people were Australian citizens, 31,476 were born overseas and 1,194 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48,166 60.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,250 5.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 5,383 6.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 21,576 27.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 5.4% were separated or divorced, 6.8% were widowed and 27.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Australia 65,096 65.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28,478 58.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 16,996 35.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,147 2.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,709 3.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 28,983 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 48,330 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 48,330 people aged 15 years and over in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 58.9% worked full-time, 35.2% worked part-time, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 28,983 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,544 31.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 15,925 58.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,559 9.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 365 1.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 27,393 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 27,393 families were counted: of these, 31.2% were couple families without children, 58.1% were couple families with children, 9.3% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 33,673 94.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 35,537 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 33,673 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 28,922 85.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 914 2.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,602 10.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 56 0.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 179 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 85.9% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 20,187 60.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 7,900 23.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,830 11.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 776 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 986 2.9 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 60.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.5% were being purchased and 11.4% were rented.

Landlord type Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,121 55.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 32 0.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,624 42.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 38 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 55.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Ku-ring-gai (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 27,055 80.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 5,280 15.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 497 1.5 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Ku-ring-gai (A) (Local Government Areas), 80.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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