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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Paddington

Code SSC11769 (SSC)
People 11,660
Male 5,643
Female 6,017
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 8,733
People born overseas 3,634
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 227
Families 2,583
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,391
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $1,852
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,600
Median weekly rent $387
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Paddington % Australia %
Total 11,660 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,643 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,017 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,660 people were usually resident in Paddington (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Paddington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 614 5.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 675 5.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,146 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,644 57.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,406 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,176 10.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 11.1% of people usually resident in Paddington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Paddington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,733 74.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,634 31.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 227 1.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 74.9% of people usually resident in Paddington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.2% were born overseas and 1.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Paddington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,493 33.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,140 11.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 318 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 5,423 52.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 33.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Paddington (State Suburbs) were married, 11.0% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 52.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Paddington % Australia %
Australia 6,704 57.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Paddington % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Paddington % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Paddington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,156 70.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,536 21.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 211 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 150 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 228 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,954 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 7,281 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 7,281 people aged 15 years and over in Paddington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 70.8% worked full-time, 21.1% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 1,954 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Paddington % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Paddington % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Paddington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,016 -- 466 --
Family 2,701 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,852 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Paddington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $1,016, the median family income was $2,701 and the median household income was $1,852.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Paddington % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,373 53.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 885 34.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 258 10.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 67 2.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,583 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,583 families in Paddington (State Suburbs): of these 53.2% were couple families without children, 34.3% were couple families with children, 10.0% were one parent families and 2.6% 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 Paddington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,705 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,391 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,705 occupied private dwellings were counted in Paddington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Paddington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 133 2.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,570 62.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,904 33.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 85 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 13 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Paddington (State Suburbs), 2.3% were separate houses, 62.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 33.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Paddington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,350 23.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,220 21.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,439 42.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 30 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 667 11.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Paddington (State Suburbs), 23.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.4% were owned with a mortgage and 42.8% were rented.

Landlord type Paddington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,743 71.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 47 1.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 596 24.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 53 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Paddington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 71.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Paddington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 387 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,600 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Paddington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $387. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paddington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,576 45.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,908 33.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 587 10.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Paddington (State Suburbs), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.4% were single (or lone) person households and 10.3% 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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