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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Hastings (A)

Code LGA13750 (LGA)
People 68,430
Male 32,915
Female 35,515
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 62,600
People born overseas 7,155
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 314
Families 19,403
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,957
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $679
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,276
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hastings (A) % Australia %
Total 68,430 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 32,915 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 35,515 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,767 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 68,430 people were usually resident in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hastings (A) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,545 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 8,979 13.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 6,975 10.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 23,776 34.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 9,502 13.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 15,652 22.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Hastings (A) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 62,600 91.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 7,155 10.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 314 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.5% of people usually resident in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 10.5% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hastings (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30,232 54.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 7,571 13.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,886 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 13,215 23.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas) were married, 13.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 23.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hastings (A) % Australia %
Australia 57,224 83.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hastings (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 14,095 51.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 9,325 34.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,028 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 656 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,324 8.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 25,518 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 27,428 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 27,428 people aged 15 years and over in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 51.4% worked full-time, 34.0% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.5% were unemployed. 25,518 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hastings (A) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 361 -- 466 --
Family 891 -- 1,171 --
Household 679 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $361, the median family income was $891 and the median household income was $679.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Hastings (A) % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,448 48.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 6,717 34.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3,059 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 179 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 19,403 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 19,403 families in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.7% were couple families without children, 34.6% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Hastings (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 28,497 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,957 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 28,497 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Hastings (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 20,796 73.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,416 12.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3,099 10.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 1,170 4.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 16 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), 73.0% were separate houses, 12.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.9% were flats, units or apartments and 4.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hastings (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,974 42.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 7,149 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,202 25.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 652 2.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,520 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Landlord type Hastings (A) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,935 54.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 830 11.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 2,192 30.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 245 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hastings (A) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,276 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,276. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hastings (A) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 19,152 67.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 7,247 25.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 685 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hastings (A) (Local Government Areas), 67.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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