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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Local Government Areas

Holroyd (C)

Code LGA13950 (LGA)
People 89,766
Male 44,405
Female 45,361
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 72,860
People born overseas 35,353
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 580
Families 23,632
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 34,310
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $998
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700
Median weekly rent $225
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Total 89,766 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 44,405 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 45,361 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 737 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 89,766 people were usually resident in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Holroyd (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,583 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 11,874 13.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 12,343 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 38,974 43.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 9,073 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 10,919 12.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 72,860 81.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 35,353 39.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 580 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 81.2% of people usually resident in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 39.4% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Holroyd (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 36,694 51.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 7,559 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,477 6.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 22,578 31.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 31.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Australia 47,613 53.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Holroyd (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Holroyd (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Holroyd (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,317 64.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 9,366 22.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,193 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,343 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,832 6.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 25,320 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 41,051 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 41,051 people aged 15 years and over in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.1% worked full-time, 22.8% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.9% were unemployed. 25,320 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Holroyd (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 431 -- 466 --
Family 1,121 -- 1,171 --
Household 998 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $431, the median family income was $1,121 and the median household income was $998.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,174 30.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 11,726 49.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4,203 17.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 529 2.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 23,632 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 23,632 families in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 30.4% were couple families without children, 49.6% were couple families with children, 17.8% were one parent families and 2.2% 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 Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 32,386 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 34,310 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 32,386 occupied private dwellings were counted in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 20,690 63.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,534 10.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 8,027 24.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 91 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 44 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 63.9% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,796 30.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,909 27.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 11,035 34.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 193 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 2,454 7.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 34.1% were rented.

Landlord type Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,894 62.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 2,077 18.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,863 16.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 198 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 16.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 225 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,700 -- 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 Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $225. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,700. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Holroyd (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 22,889 70.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 6,987 21.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 907 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Holroyd (C) (Local Government Areas), 70.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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