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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Valley Heights

Code SSC11991 (SSC)
People 1,337
Male 680
Female 657
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,253
People born overseas 232
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 393
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 515
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,357
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,560
Median weekly rent $223
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Valley Heights % Australia %
Total 1,337 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 680 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 657 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,337 people were usually resident in Valley Heights (State Suburbs): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Valley Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 70 5.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 187 14.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 178 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 566 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 202 15.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 135 10.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.2% of people usually resident in Valley Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Valley Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,253 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 232 17.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Valley Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Valley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 645 59.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 115 10.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 42 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 279 25.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Valley Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 10.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Valley Heights % Australia %
Australia 1,074 80.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Valley Heights % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Valley Heights % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Valley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 427 56.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 260 34.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 20 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 309 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 753 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 753 people aged 15 years and over in Valley Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 34.5% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 309 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Valley Heights % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Valley Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 558 -- 466 --
Family 1,515 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,357 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Valley Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $558, the median family income was $1,515 and the median household income was $1,357.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Valley Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 136 34.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 208 52.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 49 12.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 393 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 393 families in Valley Heights (State Suburbs): of these 34.6% were couple families without children, 52.9% were couple families with children, 12.5% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Valley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 483 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 515 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 483 occupied private dwellings were counted in Valley Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Valley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 461 95.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 3.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.2 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 Valley Heights (State Suburbs), 95.4% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Valley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 197 40.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 217 44.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 54 11.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 2.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Valley Heights (State Suburbs), 40.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.2% were rented.

Landlord type Valley Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 33 61.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 19 35.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Valley Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Valley Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 223 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,560 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Valley Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $223. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,560. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Valley Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 382 79.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 81 16.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Valley Heights (State Suburbs), 79.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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