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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Statistical Subdivisions

Eastern Suburbs

Code 10510 (SSD)
People 230,757
Male 112,419
Female 118,338
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 171,646
People born overseas 79,299
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5,221
Families 53,180
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 108,982
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,412
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,210
Median weekly rent $330
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Total 230,757 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 112,419 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 118,338 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,765 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 230,757 people were usually resident in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
People
0-4 years 12,665 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 20,544 8.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 31,367 13.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 110,948 48.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 23,491 10.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 31,742 13.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.4% of people usually resident in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Australian citizenship 171,646 74.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 79,299 34.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5,221 2.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 74.4% of people usually resident in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 34.4% were born overseas and 2.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 78,615 39.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 20,134 10.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 10,860 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 87,940 44.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 10.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 44.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Australia 122,917 53.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Eastern Suburbs % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Eastern Suburbs % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 77,737 65.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 30,329 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3,948 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 2,591 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4,558 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 54,396 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 119,163 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 119,163 people aged 15 years and over in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 65.2% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 54,396 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 708 -- 466 --
Family 1,862 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,412 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $708, the median family income was $1,862 and the median household income was $1,412.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Couple family without children 21,815 41.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 22,074 41.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7,434 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 1,857 3.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 53,180 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 53,180 families in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 41.0% were couple families without children, 41.5% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 3.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 98,825 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 108,982 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 98,825 occupied private dwellings were counted in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 27,075 27.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16,477 16.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 54,457 55.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 698 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 118 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), 27.4% were separate houses, 16.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 55.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27,336 27.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 19,370 19.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 38,515 39.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 622 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12,980 13.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), 27.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 39.0% were rented.

Landlord type Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 25,351 65.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 3,625 9.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 8,705 22.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 834 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 65.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 22.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Median weekly rent 330 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,210 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $330. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,210. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eastern Suburbs % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 52,392 53.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 26,649 27.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8,173 8.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Eastern Suburbs (Statistical Subdivisions), 53.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.0% were single (or lone) person households and 8.3% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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