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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Kingscliff

Code SSC17721 (SSC)
People 6,016
Male 2,869
Female 3,147
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 5,500
People born overseas 724
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 57
Families 1,654
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,097
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $728
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Kingscliff % Australia %
Total 6,016 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,869 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,147 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 211 3.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,016 people were usually resident in Kingscliff (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 3.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Kingscliff % Australia %
People
0-4 years 301 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 726 12.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 668 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,162 35.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 720 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,438 23.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.1% of people usually resident in Kingscliff (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Kingscliff % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,500 91.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 724 12.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 57 0.9 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.4% of people usually resident in Kingscliff (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 12.0% were born overseas and 0.9% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Kingscliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,344 47.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 742 14.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 486 9.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,417 28.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Kingscliff (State Suburbs) were married, 14.9% were either separated or divorced, 9.7% were widowed and 28.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Kingscliff % Australia %
Australia 5,011 83.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingscliff % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kingscliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,309 53.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 859 34.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 69 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 83 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 140 5.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,194 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,460 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,460 people aged 15 years and over in Kingscliff (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 53.2% worked full-time, 34.9% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.7% were unemployed. 2,194 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kingscliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 466 --
Family 988 -- 1,171 --
Household 728 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Kingscliff (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $399, the median family income was $988 and the median household income was $728.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Kingscliff % Australia %
Couple family without children 761 46.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 552 33.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 324 19.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,654 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,654 families in Kingscliff (State Suburbs): of these 46.0% were couple families without children, 33.4% were couple families with children, 19.6% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Kingscliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,698 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 3,097 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,698 occupied private dwellings were counted in Kingscliff (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Kingscliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,462 54.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 305 11.3 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 844 31.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 82 3.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Kingscliff (State Suburbs), 54.2% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.3% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Kingscliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,109 41.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 453 16.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 976 36.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 28 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 130 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Kingscliff (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.2% were rented.

Landlord type Kingscliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 558 57.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 111 11.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 286 29.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 22 2.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Kingscliff (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 57.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Kingscliff % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Kingscliff (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingscliff % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,632 60.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 730 27.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 108 4.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Kingscliff (State Suburbs), 60.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.1% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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