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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Boat Harbour (Port Stephens)

Code SSC16347 (SSC)
People 812
Male 415
Female 397
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 759
People born overseas 66
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 243
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 432
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $976
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,560
Median weekly rent $250
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Total 812 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 415 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 397 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 812 people were usually resident in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 123 15.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 95 11.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 335 41.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 116 14.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 92 11.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.7% of people usually resident in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 759 93.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 66 8.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.5% of people usually resident in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.1% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 378 59.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 74 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 19 3.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 164 25.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 3.0% were widowed and 25.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Australia 702 86.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 219 53.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 148 36.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 1.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 22 5.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 199 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 407 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 407 people aged 15 years and over in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.8% worked full-time, 36.4% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 1.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.4% were unemployed. 199 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 466 --
Family 1,087 -- 1,171 --
Household 976 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $465, the median family income was $1,087 and the median household income was $976.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Couple family without children 100 41.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 115 47.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 28 11.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 243 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 243 families in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs): of these 41.2% were couple families without children, 47.3% were couple families with children, 11.5% 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 Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 303 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 432 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 303 occupied private dwellings were counted in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 264 87.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 34 11.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.7 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 Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), 87.1% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 116 38.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 95 31.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 75 24.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 7 2.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 3.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), 38.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 24.8% were rented.

Landlord type Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 61 81.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 11 14.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 4.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 81.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 14.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,560 -- 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 Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,560. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 239 78.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 44 14.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Boat Harbour (Port Stephens) (State Suburbs), 78.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.0% 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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