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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

Batemans Bay

Code UCL105400 (UCL)
People 10,845
Male 5,180
Female 5,665
Median age 47
Australian citizenship 9,959
People born overseas 1,534
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46
Families 3,050
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,323
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $624
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $180
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People — demographics
People Batemans Bay % Australia %
Total 10,845 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,180 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,665 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 507 4.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,845 people were usually resident in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 4.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Batemans Bay % Australia %
People
0-4 years 581 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,296 12.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,080 10.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,480 32.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,655 15.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,753 25.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 47 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 40.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 47 years.

Selected characteristics Batemans Bay % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,959 91.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,534 14.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 46 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.8% of people usually resident in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.1% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Batemans Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,592 51.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,288 14.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 846 9.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,245 25.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 14.4% were either separated or divorced, 9.4% were widowed and 25.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Batemans Bay % Australia %
Australia 8,768 80.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Batemans Bay % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Batemans Bay % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Batemans Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,861 45.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,511 37.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 170 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 99 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 420 10.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,488 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,061 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,061 people aged 15 years and over in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 45.8% worked full-time, 37.2% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.3% were unemployed. 4,488 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Batemans Bay % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Batemans Bay % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 339 -- 466 --
Family 732 -- 1,171 --
Household 624 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $339, the median family income was $732 and the median household income was $624.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Batemans Bay % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,584 51.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 857 28.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 568 18.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 41 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,050 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,050 families in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 51.9% were couple families without children, 28.1% were couple families with children, 18.6% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Batemans Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,568 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,323 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,568 occupied private dwellings were counted in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Batemans Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,466 75.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 512 11.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 427 9.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 163 3.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 75.9% were separate houses, 11.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.3% were flats, units or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Batemans Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,942 42.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 904 19.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,449 31.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 221 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.7% were rented.

Landlord type Batemans Bay % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 752 51.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 204 14.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 458 31.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 37 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Batemans Bay % Australia %
Median weekly rent 180 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 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 Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $180. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Batemans Bay % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,007 65.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,220 26.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 137 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Batemans Bay (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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