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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Northern Territory | State Suburbs

Nightcliff

Code SSC71111 (SSC)
People 3,356
Male 1,716
Female 1,640
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 2,646
People born overseas 726
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 69
Families 766
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,637
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,109
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,348
Median weekly rent $180
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Nightcliff % Australia %
Total 3,356 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,716 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,640 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 194 5.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,356 people were usually resident in Nightcliff (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 5.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Nightcliff % Australia %
People
0-4 years 186 5.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 398 11.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 479 14.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,620 48.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 455 13.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 219 6.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.4% of people usually resident in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Nightcliff % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,646 78.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 726 21.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 69 2.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 78.8% of people usually resident in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.6% were born overseas and 2.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Nightcliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 994 35.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 427 15.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 76 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,278 46.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 35.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) were married, 15.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 46.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Nightcliff % Australia %
Australia 2,158 64.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Nightcliff % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nightcliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,253 68.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 370 20.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 98 5.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 34 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 70 3.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 565 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,825 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,825 people aged 15 years and over in Nightcliff (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 68.7% worked full-time, 20.3% worked part-time, 5.4% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.8% were unemployed. 565 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nightcliff % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 709 -- 466 --
Family 1,552 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,109 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $709, the median family income was $1,552 and the median household income was $1,109.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Nightcliff % Australia %
Couple family without children 313 40.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 283 36.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 154 20.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 16 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 766 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 766 families in Nightcliff (State Suburbs): of these 40.9% were couple families without children, 36.9% were couple families with children, 20.1% 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 Nightcliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,533 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,637 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,533 occupied private dwellings were counted in Nightcliff (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Nightcliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 595 38.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 148 9.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 777 50.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 0.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 38.8% were separate houses, 9.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 50.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Nightcliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 275 17.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 352 23.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 670 43.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 236 15.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 17.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.0% were owned with a mortgage and 43.7% were rented.

Landlord type Nightcliff % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 374 55.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 68 10.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 213 31.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 2.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 55.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Nightcliff % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,348 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,348. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nightcliff % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 748 48.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 461 30.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 95 6.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Nightcliff (State Suburbs), 48.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.1% were single (or lone) person households and 6.2% 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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