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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Urban Centres and Localities

The Oaks

Code UCL173600 (UCL)
People 1,586
Male 786
Female 800
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 1,418
People born overseas 126
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 406
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 526
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,203
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $235
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People The Oaks % Australia %
Total 1,586 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 786 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 800 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,586 people were usually resident in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age The Oaks % Australia %
People
0-4 years 138 8.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 307 19.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 208 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 719 45.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 118 7.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 94 5.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 28.1% of people usually resident in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 13.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics The Oaks % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,418 89.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 126 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.4% of people usually resident in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status The Oaks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 635 55.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 114 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 51 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 342 30.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 30.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth The Oaks % Australia %
Australia 1,329 83.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses The Oaks % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) The Oaks % Australia %

People — employment
Employment The Oaks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 509 64.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 205 26.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 2.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 27 3.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 31 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 264 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 789 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 789 people aged 15 years and over in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 64.5% worked full-time, 26.0% worked part-time, 2.2% were away from work, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 264 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation The Oaks % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes The Oaks % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 539 -- 466 --
Family 1,312 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,203 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $539, the median family income was $1,312 and the median household income was $1,203.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition The Oaks % Australia %
Couple family without children 99 24.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 251 61.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 52 12.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 406 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 406 families in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 24.4% were couple families without children, 61.8% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 The Oaks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 505 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 526 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 505 occupied private dwellings were counted in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure The Oaks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 483 95.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 3.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.6% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure The Oaks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 133 26.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 268 53.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 66 13.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 53.1% were owned with a mortgage and 13.1% were rented.

Landlord type The Oaks % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 41 62.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 30.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 9.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics The Oaks % Australia %
Median weekly rent 235 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $235. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition The Oaks % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 401 79.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 67 13.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in The Oaks (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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