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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Macclesfield (L)

Code UCL413400 (UCL)
People 832
Male 422
Female 410
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 773
People born overseas 105
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 234
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $924
Median monthly mortgage repayment $977
Median weekly rent $175
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Total 832 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 422 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 410 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 832 people were usually resident in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 154 18.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 93 11.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 384 46.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 106 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 53 6.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.4% of people usually resident in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 773 92.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 105 12.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.9% of people usually resident in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 12.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 322 50.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 102 16.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 24 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 190 29.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 16.0% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Australia 695 83.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Macclesfield (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Macclesfield (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 230 54.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 131 31.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 5.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 15 3.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 196 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 420 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 420 people aged 15 years and over in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.8% worked full-time, 31.2% worked part-time, 5.5% were away from work, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 196 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 449 -- 466 --
Family 1,070 -- 1,171 --
Household 924 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $449, the median family income was $1,070 and the median household income was $924.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 80 34.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 119 50.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 35 15.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 234 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 234 families in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 34.2% were couple families without children, 50.9% were couple families with children, 15.0% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 312 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 312 occupied private dwellings were counted in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 303 97.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 84 26.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 174 55.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 44 14.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 3.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 55.8% were owned with a mortgage and 14.1% were rented.

Landlord type Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 17 38.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 13.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 21 47.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 175 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 977 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $175. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $977. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macclesfield (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 231 74.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 68 21.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Macclesfield (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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