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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Thirroul

Code SSC15246 (SSC)
People 5,541
Male 2,676
Female 2,865
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 5,069
People born overseas 733
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 1,516
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,363
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,151
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,689
Median weekly rent $240
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Thirroul % Australia %
Total 5,541 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,676 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,865 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,541 people were usually resident in Thirroul (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Thirroul % Australia %
People
0-4 years 319 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 748 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 739 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,326 42.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 619 11.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 791 14.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.3% of people usually resident in Thirroul (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Thirroul % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,069 91.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 733 13.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.5% of people usually resident in Thirroul (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.2% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Thirroul % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,278 50.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 497 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 298 6.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,402 31.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Thirroul (State Suburbs) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 6.7% were widowed and 31.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Thirroul % Australia %
Australia 4,527 81.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Thirroul % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Thirroul % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,575 56.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 897 32.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 120 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 68 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 147 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,464 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,807 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,807 people aged 15 years and over in Thirroul (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.1% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 1,464 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Thirroul % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 503 -- 466 --
Family 1,491 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,151 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Thirroul (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $503, the median family income was $1,491 and the median household income was $1,151.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Thirroul % Australia %
Couple family without children 549 36.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 709 46.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 236 15.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,516 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,516 families in Thirroul (State Suburbs): of these 36.2% were couple families without children, 46.8% were couple families with children, 15.6% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Thirroul % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,107 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,363 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,107 occupied private dwellings were counted in Thirroul (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Thirroul % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,533 72.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 332 15.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 222 10.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Thirroul (State Suburbs), 72.8% were separate houses, 15.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Thirroul % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 833 39.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 642 30.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 505 24.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 5.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Thirroul (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 24.0% were rented.

Landlord type Thirroul % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 315 62.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 32 6.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 149 29.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Thirroul (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Thirroul % Australia %
Median weekly rent 240 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,689 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Thirroul (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $240. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,689. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thirroul % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,488 70.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 490 23.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 67 3.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Thirroul (State Suburbs), 70.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.3% were single (or lone) person households and 3.2% 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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