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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Bowenfels

Code SSC16437 (SSC)
People 1,972
Male 949
Female 1,023
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,776
People born overseas 153
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 523
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 878
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $549
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,065
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bowenfels % Australia %
Total 1,972 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 949 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,023 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 145 7.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,972 people were usually resident in Bowenfels (State Suburbs): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 7.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bowenfels % Australia %
People
0-4 years 131 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 285 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 245 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 731 37.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 238 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 345 17.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.1% of people usually resident in Bowenfels (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Bowenfels % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,776 90.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 153 7.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.1% of people usually resident in Bowenfels (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.8% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bowenfels % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 596 38.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 249 16.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 151 9.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 564 36.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 38.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Bowenfels (State Suburbs) were married, 16.0% were either separated or divorced, 9.7% were widowed and 36.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bowenfels % Australia %
Australia 1,683 85.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bowenfels % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bowenfels % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 340 50.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 188 27.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 22 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 15 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 113 16.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 784 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 678 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 678 people aged 15 years and over in Bowenfels (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 50.1% worked full-time, 27.7% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 16.7% were unemployed. 784 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bowenfels % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 275 -- 466 --
Family 647 -- 1,171 --
Household 549 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $275, the median family income was $647 and the median household income was $549.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Bowenfels % Australia %
Couple family without children 193 36.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 170 32.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 149 28.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 523 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 523 families in Bowenfels (State Suburbs): of these 36.9% were couple families without children, 32.5% were couple families with children, 28.5% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Bowenfels % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 806 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 878 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 806 occupied private dwellings were counted in Bowenfels (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Bowenfels % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 697 86.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 3.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 49 6.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 3.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), 86.5% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bowenfels % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 236 29.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 125 15.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 396 49.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 5.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.5% were owned with a mortgage and 49.1% were rented.

Landlord type Bowenfels % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 75 18.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 262 66.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 52 13.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 18.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 66.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 13.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Bowenfels % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,065 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,065. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bowenfels % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 514 63.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 243 30.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Bowenfels (State Suburbs), 63.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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