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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Belconnen

Code 80510 (SSD)
People 84,382
Male 41,615
Female 42,767
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 75,951
People born overseas 18,674
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 544
Families 22,592
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 33,396
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,440
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Belconnen % Australia %
Total 84,382 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 41,615 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 42,767 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 979 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 84,382 people were usually resident in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Belconnen % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,467 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 10,386 12.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 13,712 16.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 36,804 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 10,135 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 7,879 9.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.8% of people usually resident in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Belconnen % Australia %
Australian citizenship 75,951 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 18,674 22.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 544 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 22.1% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Belconnen % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 33,247 48.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 7,217 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,721 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 25,348 37.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 37.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Belconnen % Australia %
Australia 61,754 73.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Belconnen % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Belconnen % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 30,059 63.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 12,803 26.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,066 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,030 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,725 3.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 18,050 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 47,683 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 47,683 people aged 15 years and over in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 63.0% worked full-time, 26.9% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.6% were unemployed. 18,050 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Belconnen % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 680 -- 466 --
Family 1,662 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,440 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $680, the median family income was $1,662 and the median household income was $1,440.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Belconnen % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,193 36.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 10,515 46.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3,477 15.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 407 1.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 22,592 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 22,592 families in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 36.3% were couple families without children, 46.5% were couple families with children, 15.4% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 31,463 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 33,396 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 31,463 occupied private dwellings were counted in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 25,798 82.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,883 12.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,771 5.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 82.0% were separate houses, 12.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,916 31.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 11,863 37.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 8,126 25.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 150 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,410 4.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Landlord type Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,043 37.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 2,427 29.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,502 30.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 155 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 37.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Belconnen % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belconnen % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 22,278 70.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 6,396 20.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 1,659 5.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 70.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.3% were single (or lone) person households and 5.3% 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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