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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Sutherland

Code SSC11957 (SSC)
People 9,515
Male 4,433
Female 5,082
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 8,194
People born overseas 2,004
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47
Families 2,547
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,759
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,121
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,820
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sutherland % Australia %
Total 9,515 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,433 46.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,082 53.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 117 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,515 people were usually resident in Sutherland (State Suburbs): of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sutherland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 640 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 692 7.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,167 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,791 50.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 816 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,408 14.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.0% of people usually resident in Sutherland (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Sutherland % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,194 86.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,004 21.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 47 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.1% of people usually resident in Sutherland (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sutherland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,222 39.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,174 14.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 668 8.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,121 38.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 39.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sutherland (State Suburbs) were married, 14.3% were either separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 38.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sutherland % Australia %
Australia 6,912 72.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sutherland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sutherland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,924 71.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,116 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 199 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 110 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 156 2.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,050 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,505 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,505 people aged 15 years and over in Sutherland (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 71.3% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.8% were unemployed. 2,050 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sutherland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 660 -- 466 --
Family 1,449 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,121 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sutherland (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $660, the median family income was $1,449 and the median household income was $1,121.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sutherland % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,146 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 850 33.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 493 19.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 58 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,547 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,547 families in Sutherland (State Suburbs): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 33.4% were couple families with children, 19.4% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Sutherland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,429 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,759 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,429 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sutherland (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Sutherland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,195 27.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 831 18.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,399 54.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Sutherland (State Suburbs), 27.0% were separate houses, 18.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 54.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sutherland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 993 22.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,425 32.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,724 38.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 25 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 261 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sutherland (State Suburbs), 22.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 38.9% were rented.

Landlord type Sutherland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,239 71.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 224 13.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 238 13.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 22 1.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sutherland (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 71.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 13.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sutherland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,820 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sutherland (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,820. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sutherland % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,522 56.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,528 34.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 206 4.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sutherland (State Suburbs), 56.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.5% were single (or lone) person households and 4.7% 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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