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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Towradgi

Code SSC15251 (SSC)
People 3,077
Male 1,474
Female 1,603
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 2,801
People born overseas 673
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 790
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,329
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $757
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,430
Median weekly rent $168
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Towradgi % Australia %
Total 3,077 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,474 47.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,603 52.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,077 people were usually resident in Towradgi (State Suburbs): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Towradgi % Australia %
People
0-4 years 176 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 393 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 336 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,152 37.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 276 9.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 745 24.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.5% of people usually resident in Towradgi (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Towradgi % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,801 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 673 21.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Towradgi (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.9% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Towradgi % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,159 46.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 282 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 334 13.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 734 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Towradgi (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 13.3% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Towradgi % Australia %
Australia 2,257 73.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Towradgi % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Towradgi % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 724 57.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 364 28.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 35 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 97 7.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,136 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,258 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,258 people aged 15 years and over in Towradgi (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.6% worked full-time, 28.9% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.7% were unemployed. 1,136 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Towradgi % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 374 -- 466 --
Family 1,135 -- 1,171 --
Household 757 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Towradgi (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $374, the median family income was $1,135 and the median household income was $757.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Towradgi % Australia %
Couple family without children 273 34.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 355 44.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 151 19.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 790 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 790 families in Towradgi (State Suburbs): of these 34.6% were couple families without children, 44.9% were couple families with children, 19.1% 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 Towradgi % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,226 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,329 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,226 occupied private dwellings were counted in Towradgi (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Towradgi % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 853 69.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 40 3.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 314 25.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Towradgi (State Suburbs), 69.6% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Towradgi % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 458 37.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 289 23.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 354 28.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 4.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Towradgi (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Landlord type Towradgi % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 145 41.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 104 29.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 95 26.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Towradgi (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Towradgi % Australia %
Median weekly rent 168 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,430 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Towradgi (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $168. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Towradgi % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 782 63.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 390 31.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 32 2.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Towradgi (State Suburbs), 63.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.6% 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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