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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Woodford (Blue Mountains)

Code SSC12071 (SSC)
People 1,967
Male 952
Female 1,015
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 1,787
People born overseas 332
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 532
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 787
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,150
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,434
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Total 1,967 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 952 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,015 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 1.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,967 people were usually resident in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 141 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 328 16.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 211 10.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 890 45.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 214 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 180 9.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.8% of people usually resident in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,787 90.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 332 16.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.8% of people usually resident in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 805 53.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 198 13.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 57 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 435 29.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs) were married, 13.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 29.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Australia 1,551 78.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 558 55.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 316 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 25 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 40 4.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 69 6.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 432 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,008 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,008 people aged 15 years and over in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.4% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 4.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.8% were unemployed. 432 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 466 --
Family 1,380 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,150 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $533, the median family income was $1,380 and the median household income was $1,150.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Couple family without children 181 34.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 278 52.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 73 13.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 532 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 532 families in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs): of these 34.0% were couple families without children, 52.3% were couple families with children, 13.7% 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 Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 720 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 787 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 720 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 714 99.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.8 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 Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 226 31.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 373 51.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 78 10.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 51.8% were owned with a mortgage and 10.8% were rented.

Landlord type Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 54 69.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 29.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 69.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,434 -- 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 Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,434. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodford (Blue Mountains) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 524 72.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 147 20.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 22 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woodford (Blue Mountains) (State Suburbs), 72.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.4% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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