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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Sutherland Shire (A)

Code LGA17150 (LGA)
People 202,158
Male 99,430
Female 102,728
Australian citizenship 184,773
People born overseas 34,420
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 931
Families 56,157
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 78,454
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Total 202,158 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 99,430 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 102,728 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,140 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 202,158 people were counted in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12,984 6.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 28,373 14.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 27,807 13.8 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 89,621 44.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 18,755 9.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 24,618 12.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) there were 41,357 children aged 0-14 years and 43,373 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 184,773 91.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 34,420 17.0 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 931 0.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 184,773 people were Australian citizens, 34,420 were born overseas and 931 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 89,388 55.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 14,412 9.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 9,169 5.7 919,904 6.2
Never married 47,832 29.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 55.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.0% were separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 29.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Australia 158,961 78.6 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 69,555 63.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 33,475 30.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,791 2.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,802 3.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 46,467 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 109,623 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 109,623 people aged 15 years and over in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.4% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 46,467 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 18,781 33.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 29,623 52.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 6,937 12.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 816 1.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 56,157 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 56,157 families were counted: of these, 33.4% were couple families without children, 52.8% were couple families with children, 12.4% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 73,530 93.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 78,454 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 73,530 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 50,818 69.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7,164 9.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14,661 19.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 470 0.6 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 417 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 69.1% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34,094 46.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 20,371 27.7 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 14,808 20.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,552 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,705 3.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.7% were being purchased and 20.1% were rented.

Landlord type Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8,875 59.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,869 12.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,902 26.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 163 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 59.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Sutherland Shire (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 55,322 75.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 14,081 19.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,067 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Sutherland Shire (A) (Local Government Areas), 75.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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