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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Avoca Beach

Code SSC13006 (SSC)
People 4,196
Male 2,100
Female 2,096
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 3,778
People born overseas 591
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23
Families 1,128
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,152
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,147
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,720
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Avoca Beach % Australia %
Total 4,196 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,100 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,096 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,196 people were usually resident in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs): of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Avoca Beach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 270 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 648 15.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 589 14.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,725 41.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 472 11.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 493 11.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Avoca Beach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,778 90.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 591 14.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 23 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.0% of people usually resident in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Avoca Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,803 55.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 408 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 135 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 930 28.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 28.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Avoca Beach % Australia %
Australia 3,378 80.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Avoca Beach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Avoca Beach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Avoca Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,132 53.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 766 35.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 77 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 49 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 112 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 983 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,136 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,136 people aged 15 years and over in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.0% worked full-time, 35.9% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 983 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Avoca Beach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Avoca Beach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 515 -- 466 --
Family 1,358 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,147 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $515, the median family income was $1,358 and the median household income was $1,147.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Avoca Beach % Australia %
Couple family without children 376 33.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 558 49.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 178 15.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,128 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,128 families in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs): of these 33.3% were couple families without children, 49.5% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Avoca Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,513 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,152 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,513 occupied private dwellings were counted in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Avoca Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,261 83.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 85 5.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 48 3.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 119 7.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), 83.3% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 7.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Avoca Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 531 35.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 614 40.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 282 18.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.6% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type Avoca Beach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 190 67.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 78 27.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 3.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 67.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Avoca Beach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,720 -- 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 Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,720. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avoca Beach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,110 73.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 294 19.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 53 3.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Avoca Beach (State Suburbs), 73.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.4% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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