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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

South Sydney (C)

Code LGA17070 (LGA)
People 86,957
Male 47,353
Female 39,604
Australian citizenship 60,962
People born overseas 29,958
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5,292
Families 15,849
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 47,840
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Total 86,957 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 47,353 54.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 39,604 45.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,569 1.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 86,957 people were counted in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 54.5% were male and 45.5% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age South Sydney (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,040 3.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,762 5.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 13,560 15.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 49,759 57.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 6,857 7.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 8,979 10.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,802 children aged 0-14 years and 15,836 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 60,962 70.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 29,958 34.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5,292 5.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 60,962 people were Australian citizens, 29,958 were born overseas and 5,292 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status South Sydney (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 20,815 26.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 9,865 12.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,495 4.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 44,981 56.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.5% were separated or divorced, 4.4% were widowed and 56.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Australia 44,227 50.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses South Sydney (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Sydney (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 33,463 67.2 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 12,100 24.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 901 1.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,349 6.7 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 19,487 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 49,813 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 49,813 people aged 15 years and over in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 67.2% worked full-time, 24.3% worked part-time, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.7% were unemployed. 19,487 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,078 57.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,558 22.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,451 15.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 762 4.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 15,849 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 15,849 families were counted: of these, 57.3% were couple families without children, 22.4% were couple families with children, 15.5% were one parent families and 4.8% 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 South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 43,155 90.2 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 47,840 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 43,155 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,533 3.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12,492 28.9 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27,907 64.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 457 1.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 766 1.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 3.6% were separate houses, 28.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 64.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,948 16.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,257 14.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 22,814 52.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 833 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 6,306 14.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 16.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 14.5% were being purchased and 52.9% were rented.

Landlord type South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 11,681 51.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 5,326 23.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 5,576 24.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 228 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 51.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type South Sydney (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 15,677 36.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 16,466 38.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 4,830 11.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in South Sydney (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 38.2% were single (or lone) person households and 11.2% 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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