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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Camden (A)

Code LGA11450 (LGA)
People 49,645
Male 24,334
Female 25,311
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 44,978
People born overseas 7,679
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 138
Families 13,539
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,973
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,353
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,800
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Camden (A) % Australia %
Total 49,645 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 24,334 49.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 25,311 51.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 650 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 49,645 people were usually resident in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Camden (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,234 8.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 8,453 17.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 6,695 13.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 21,687 43.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 4,355 8.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,223 8.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.6% of people usually resident in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Camden (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 44,978 90.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,679 15.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 138 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.6% of people usually resident in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 15.5% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Camden (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 21,299 57.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,617 9.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,661 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 10,382 28.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.8% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 28.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Camden (A) % Australia %
Australia 39,606 79.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Camden (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 16,572 64.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,698 26.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 780 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 704 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 997 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 9,653 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 25,751 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 25,751 people aged 15 years and over in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.4% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 9,653 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Camden (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 566 -- 466 --
Family 1,465 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,353 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $566, the median family income was $1,465 and the median household income was $1,353.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Camden (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,861 28.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 7,664 56.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,892 14.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 122 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 13,539 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 13,539 families in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 28.5% were couple families without children, 56.6% were couple families with children, 14.0% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Camden (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,238 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,973 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 16,238 occupied private dwellings were counted in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Camden (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 15,274 94.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 546 3.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 272 1.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 143 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 94.1% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Camden (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,046 24.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,132 50.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,069 18.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 144 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 844 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 24.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 50.1% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Landlord type Camden (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,949 63.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 313 10.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 732 23.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 73 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 63.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Camden (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,800 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Camden (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 13,225 81.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,226 13.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 280 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Camden (A) (Local Government Areas), 81.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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