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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Tuggeranong

Code 80525 (SSD)
People 87,119
Male 42,902
Female 44,217
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 80,416
People born overseas 15,673
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 263
Families 23,804
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,819
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,547
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,408
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Tuggeranong % Australia %
Total 87,119 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 42,902 49.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 44,217 50.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,388 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 87,119 people were usually resident in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tuggeranong % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,724 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 14,037 16.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 14,008 16.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 39,845 45.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 8,365 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,141 5.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.7% of people usually resident in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Tuggeranong % Australia %
Australian citizenship 80,416 92.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 15,673 18.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 263 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.3% of people usually resident in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 18.0% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tuggeranong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34,488 51.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 7,959 11.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,837 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 23,074 34.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 11.8% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 34.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tuggeranong % Australia %
Australia 67,468 77.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tuggeranong % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tuggeranong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 32,704 65.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 12,829 25.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,021 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,036 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,590 3.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 14,644 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 50,180 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 50,180 people aged 15 years and over in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 65.2% worked full-time, 25.6% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.2% were unemployed. 14,644 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tuggeranong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 703 -- 466 --
Family 1,716 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,547 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $703, the median family income was $1,716 and the median household income was $1,547.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Tuggeranong % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,864 28.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 12,586 52.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4,066 17.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 288 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 23,804 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 23,804 families in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 28.8% were couple families without children, 52.9% were couple families with children, 17.1% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Tuggeranong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,424 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,819 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 30,424 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Tuggeranong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 26,817 88.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,052 10.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 541 1.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 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 Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), 88.1% were separate houses, 10.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tuggeranong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,830 25.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 14,727 48.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,517 21.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 114 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,236 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), 25.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Landlord type Tuggeranong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,368 36.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 2,031 31.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,013 30.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 104 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 36.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 31.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tuggeranong % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,408 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tuggeranong % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 23,475 77.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 5,068 16.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 884 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tuggeranong (Statistical Subdivisions), 77.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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