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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Blackett

Code SSC11256 (SSC)
People 3,493
Male 1,676
Female 1,817
Australian citizenship 2,892
People born overseas 773
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 905
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,132
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Blackett % Australia %
Total 3,493 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 1,676 48.0 9,270,466 49.4
Female 1,817 52.0 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 246 7.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 3,493 people were counted in Blackett (State Suburbs): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 7.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Blackett % Australia %
People
0-4 years 349 10.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 714 20.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 519 14.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,352 38.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 355 10.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 204 5.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs) there were 1,063 children aged 0-14 years and 559 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Blackett % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,892 82.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 773 22.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 2,892 people were Australian citizens, 773 were born overseas and 12 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Blackett % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 989 40.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 366 15.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 117 4.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 969 39.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 40.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 15.1% were separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 39.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Blackett % Australia %
Australia 2,441 69.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Blackett % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Blackett % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Blackett % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 668 56.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 294 24.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 46 3.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 175 14.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,102 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,183 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 1,183 people aged 15 years and over in Blackett (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.5% worked full-time, 24.9% worked part-time, 3.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 14.8% were unemployed. 1,102 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Blackett % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Blackett % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Blackett % Australia %
Couple family without children 179 19.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 379 41.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 331 36.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 16 1.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 905 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 905 families were counted: of these, 19.8% were couple families without children, 41.9% were couple families with children, 36.6% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,083 95.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,132 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 1,083 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 980 90.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 89 8.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 1.3 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Blackett (State Suburbs), 90.5% were separate houses, 8.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 25.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 263 24.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 468 43.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 18 1.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 62 5.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 25.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.3% were being purchased and 43.2% were rented.

Landlord type Blackett % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 82 17.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 331 70.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 50 10.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 6 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 17.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 70.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 10.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Blackett % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 885 81.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 133 12.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 22 2.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Blackett (State Suburbs), 81.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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