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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Plumpton

Code SSC11805 (SSC)
People 7,864
Male 3,918
Female 3,946
Median age 29
Australian citizenship 6,818
People born overseas 3,534
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66
Families 2,027
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,267
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,279
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,712
Median weekly rent $230
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Plumpton % Australia %
Total 7,864 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,918 49.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,946 50.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 141 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 7,864 people were usually resident in Plumpton (State Suburbs): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Plumpton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 716 9.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,494 19.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,266 16.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,502 44.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 468 6.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 418 5.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 29 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.1% of people usually resident in Plumpton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 11.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 29 years.

Selected characteristics Plumpton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 6,818 86.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,534 44.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 66 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.7% of people usually resident in Plumpton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 44.9% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Plumpton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,109 55.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 501 8.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 225 4.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,824 32.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Plumpton (State Suburbs) were married, 8.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 32.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Plumpton % Australia %
Australia 3,966 50.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Plumpton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Plumpton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,602 67.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 783 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 98 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 158 4.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 216 5.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,648 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,857 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,857 people aged 15 years and over in Plumpton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 67.5% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.6% were unemployed. 1,648 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Plumpton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 523 -- 466 --
Family 1,287 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,279 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Plumpton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $523, the median family income was $1,287 and the median household income was $1,279.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Plumpton % Australia %
Couple family without children 349 17.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,335 65.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 320 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 23 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,027 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,027 families in Plumpton (State Suburbs): of these 17.2% were couple families without children, 65.9% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Plumpton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,203 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,267 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,203 occupied private dwellings were counted in Plumpton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Plumpton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,969 89.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 234 10.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Plumpton (State Suburbs), 89.4% were separate houses, 10.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Plumpton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 342 15.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,284 58.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 482 21.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 28 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 3.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Plumpton (State Suburbs), 15.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 58.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.9% were rented.

Landlord type Plumpton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 346 71.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 7 1.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 124 25.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 0.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Plumpton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 71.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Plumpton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 230 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,712 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Plumpton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $230. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,712. The average people per household was 3.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Plumpton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,925 87.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 213 9.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 29 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Plumpton (State Suburbs), 87.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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