Maitland (C)

2001 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA15050
People 53,718
Male 26,353
Female 27,365
Australian citizenship 50,831
People born overseas 3,652
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 85
Families 14,933
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 20,639
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Total 53,718 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 26,353 49.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 27,365 50.9 9,498,783 50.6
 null  null  null  null  null
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,217 2.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 53,718 people were counted in Maitland (C): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
0-4 years 4,156 7.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 8,707 16.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,576 14.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 22,739 42.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,550 8.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 5,990 11.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C) there were 12,863 children aged 0-14 years and 10,540 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 50,831 94.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,652 6.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 85 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 50,831 people were Australian citizens, 3,652 were born overseas and 85 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Married 21,805 53.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,631 11.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,469 6.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 11,958 29.3 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 53.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.3% were separated or divorced, 6.0% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Australia 47,738 88.9 13,629,481 72.6
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
England 1,095 2.0 847,365 4.5
New Zealand 381 0.7 355,765 1.9
Germany 294 0.5 108,220 0.6
Scotland 220 0.4 137,252 0.7
Poland 142 0.3 58,110 0.3

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 88.9% of people stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth within Maitland (C) were England 2.0%, New Zealand 0.7%, Germany 0.5%, Scotland 0.4% and Poland 0.3%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Anglican 17,265 32.1 3,881,162 20.7
Catholic 16,272 30.3 5,001,624 26.6
No Religion 4,884 9.1 2,905,993 15.5
Uniting Church 4,457 8.3 1,248,674 6.7
Presbyterian & Reformed 2,343 4.4 637,530 3.4

Of all people counted in Maitland (C) on Census Night 2001, the most common responses for religious affiliation were Anglican 32.1%, Catholic 30.3%, No Religion 9.1%, Uniting Church 8.3% and Presbyterian & Reformed 4.4%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Cantonese 176 0.3 225,307 1.2
Polish 175 0.3 59,056 0.3
German 123 0.2 76,443 0.4
Italian 78 0.1 353,605 1.9
Tagalog (Filipino) 69 0.1 78,878 0.4
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English only spoken at home 50,788 94.5 15,013,965 80.0

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), the most common responses for languages other than English spoken at home were Cantonese 0.3%, Polish 0.3%, German 0.2%, Italian 0.1% and Tagalog (Filipino) 0.1%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 94.5% of people counted.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 13,583 55.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 7,764 31.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 712 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,296 9.4 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 15,513 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 24,355 -- 8,959,315 --
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 24,355 people aged 15 years and over in Maitland (C) were in the labour force. Of these 55.8% worked full-time, 31.9% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.4% were unemployed. 15,513 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 3,538 8.7 1,366,701 9.2
Tradespersons and Related Workers 3,379 8.3 1,018,903 6.9
Professionals 3,215 7.9 1,514,096 10.2
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 2,480 6.1 670,821 4.5
Associate Professionals 2,338 5.7 975,653 6.6
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 2,333 5.7 792,378 5.3
Labourers and Related Workers 2,330 5.7 717,457 4.8
Managers and Administrators 1,254 3.1 764,823 5.1
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 785 1.9 309,968 2.1

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), the most common responses for occupation were Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 8.7%, Tradespersons and Related Workers 8.3%, Professionals 7.9%, Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 6.1%, Associate Professionals 5.7%, Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 5.7%, Labourers and Related Workers 5.7%, Managers and Administrators 3.1% and Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 1.9%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Health Services 1,606 3.9 570,442 3.8
Food Retailing 1,573 3.9 443,890 3.0
Business Services 1,546 3.8 795,439 5.4
Education 1,523 3.7 595,398 4.0
Personal and Household Good Retailing 1,514 3.7 517,816 3.5

On Census Night 2001, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Maitland (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Health Services 3.9%, Food Retailing 3.9%, Business Services 3.8%, Education 3.7% and Personal and Household Good Retailing 3.7%.

Families

family type

Family composition

Family type Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,633 31.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 7,420 49.7 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,713 18.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 167 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 14,933 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 14,933 families were counted: of these, 31.0% were couple families without children, 49.7% were couple families with children, 18.2% were one parent families and 1.1% were other families.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household type

Dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 19,475 94.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 20,639 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 19,475 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Separate house 17,365 89.2 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 900 4.6 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 979 5.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 168 0.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 63 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Maitland (C), 89.2% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Owned outright 7,721 39.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,954 30.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,922 25.3 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 355 1.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 523 2.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.6% were being purchased and 25.3% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 2,241 45.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,375 27.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,254 25.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 55 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 45.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 27.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Household type

Household type
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Maitland (C) % Maitland (C) Australia % Australia
Family households 14,788 75.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,037 20.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 375 1.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Maitland (C), 75.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% were group households.

Data for this QuickStat has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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

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