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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Auburn (A)

Code LGA10200 (LGA)
People 64,959
Male 33,835
Female 31,124
Median age 31
Australian citizenship 45,202
People born overseas 34,528
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 657
Families 15,321
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,354
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $906
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $230
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People — demographics
People Auburn (A) % Australia %
Total 64,959 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 33,835 52.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 31,124 47.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 442 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 64,959 people were usually resident in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Auburn (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,900 7.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 8,730 13.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 10,821 16.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 29,522 45.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,148 7.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,837 9.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 31 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.0% of people usually resident in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 31 years.

Selected characteristics Auburn (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 45,202 69.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 34,528 53.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 657 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 69.6% of people usually resident in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 53.2% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Auburn (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 26,547 51.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 4,668 9.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,356 4.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 17,758 34.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.6% were widowed and 34.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Auburn (A) % Australia %
Australia 23,768 36.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Auburn (A) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Auburn (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 15,536 61.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 5,866 23.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 708 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,008 4.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,320 9.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 20,954 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 25,438 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 25,438 people aged 15 years and over in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.1% worked full-time, 23.1% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 4.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.1% were unemployed. 20,954 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Auburn (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 343 -- 466 --
Family 991 -- 1,171 --
Household 906 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $343, the median family income was $991 and the median household income was $906.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Auburn (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,076 26.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,359 54.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,474 16.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 412 2.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 15,321 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 15,321 families in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 26.6% were couple families without children, 54.6% were couple families with children, 16.1% were one parent families and 2.7% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Auburn (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 20,788 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 22,354 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 20,788 occupied private dwellings were counted in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Auburn (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,222 54.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,077 10.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7,209 34.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 134 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 146 0.7 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.0% were separate houses, 10.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 34.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Auburn (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,277 25.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,442 26.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,657 36.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 97 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,314 11.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), 25.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.8% were rented.

Landlord type Auburn (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,206 68.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 780 10.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,523 19.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 148 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 68.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 19.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Auburn (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.3.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Auburn (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 14,622 70.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,501 16.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 929 4.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Auburn (A) (Local Government Areas), 70.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.5% 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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