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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Burwood (A)

Code LGA11300 (LGA)
People 30,926
Male 15,150
Female 15,776
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 22,498
People born overseas 15,271
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 461
Families 7,493
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,614
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,071
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,911
Median weekly rent $280
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Burwood (A) % Australia %
Total 30,926 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 15,150 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 15,776 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 120 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 30,926 people were usually resident in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Burwood (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,438 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3,348 10.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,104 16.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 13,498 43.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,898 9.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,641 15.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.5% of people usually resident in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Burwood (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 22,498 72.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 15,271 49.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 461 1.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 72.7% of people usually resident in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 49.4% were born overseas and 1.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Burwood (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,397 47.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,072 7.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,593 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 10,077 38.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 7.9% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 38.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Burwood (A) % Australia %
Australia 13,072 42.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Burwood (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,773 59.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,156 28.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 405 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 394 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 952 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 9,289 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 14,680 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 14,680 people aged 15 years and over in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 28.3% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 9,289 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Burwood (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 403 -- 466 --
Family 1,194 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,071 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $403, the median family income was $1,194 and the median household income was $1,071.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Burwood (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,369 31.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,710 49.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,147 15.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 267 3.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,493 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,493 families in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 31.6% were couple families without children, 49.5% were couple families with children, 15.3% were one parent families and 3.6% 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 Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,888 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,614 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 10,888 occupied private dwellings were counted in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,928 54.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,061 9.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,844 35.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 52 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 54.4% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,703 34.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,430 22.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,751 34.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 44 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 959 8.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.3% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Landlord type Burwood (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,670 71.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 312 8.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 692 18.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 77 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 71.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 18.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Burwood (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 280 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,911 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $280. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,911. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burwood (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,210 66.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,223 20.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 786 7.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Burwood (A) (Local Government Areas), 66.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.4% were single (or lone) person households and 7.2% 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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