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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Jesmond

Code SSC14241 (SSC)
People 2,441
Male 1,135
Female 1,306
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 1,827
People born overseas 665
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 58
Families 523
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,145
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $552
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $180
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Jesmond % Australia %
Total 2,441 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,135 46.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,306 53.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 1.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,441 people were usually resident in Jesmond (State Suburbs): of these 46.5% were male and 53.5% were female. Of the total population 1.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Jesmond % Australia %
People
0-4 years 141 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 204 8.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 547 22.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 919 37.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 170 7.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 459 18.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.1% of people usually resident in Jesmond (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Jesmond % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,827 74.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 665 27.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 58 2.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 74.8% of people usually resident in Jesmond (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.2% were born overseas and 2.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Jesmond % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 668 31.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 256 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 212 10.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 960 45.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 31.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Jesmond (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 10.1% were widowed and 45.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Jesmond % Australia %
Australia 1,654 67.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Jesmond % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Jesmond % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 389 44.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 303 34.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 29 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 140 15.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,092 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 879 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 879 people aged 15 years and over in Jesmond (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 44.3% worked full-time, 34.5% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 15.9% were unemployed. 1,092 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Jesmond % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 276 -- 466 --
Family 710 -- 1,171 --
Household 552 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Jesmond (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $276, the median family income was $710 and the median household income was $552.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Jesmond % Australia %
Couple family without children 201 38.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 158 30.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 137 26.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 27 5.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 523 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 523 families in Jesmond (State Suburbs): of these 38.4% were couple families without children, 30.2% were couple families with children, 26.2% were one parent families and 5.2% 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 Jesmond % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,075 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,145 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,075 occupied private dwellings were counted in Jesmond (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Jesmond % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 558 51.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 313 29.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 204 19.0 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 Jesmond (State Suburbs), 51.9% were separate houses, 29.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Jesmond % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 270 25.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 137 12.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 572 53.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 88 8.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Jesmond (State Suburbs), 25.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 12.7% were owned with a mortgage and 53.2% were rented.

Landlord type Jesmond % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 259 45.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 161 28.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 135 23.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Jesmond (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 28.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Jesmond % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Jesmond (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Jesmond % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 521 48.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 367 34.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 131 12.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Jesmond (State Suburbs), 48.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.1% were single (or lone) person households and 12.2% 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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