Liverpool (C)

2006 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA14900
People 164,603
Male 81,877
Female 82,726
Median age 32
Australian citizenship 137,950
People born overseas 62,167
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 524
Families 42,193
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 55,065
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,082
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733
Median weekly rent $195
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Total 164,603 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 81,877 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 82,726 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,194 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 164,603 people were usually resident in Liverpool (C): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
0-4 years 13,606 8.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 27,319 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 23,874 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 72,141 43.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 14,105 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 13,559 8.2 2,644,374 13.3
Median age 32 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.9% of people usually resident in Liverpool (C) were children aged 0-14 years, and 16.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 32 years.

Selected characteristics Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 137,950 83.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 62,167 37.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 524 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 83.8% of people usually resident in Liverpool (C) were Australian citizens, 37.8% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Married 66,946 54.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 12,693 10.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 5,856 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 38,183 30.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Liverpool (C) were married, 10.3% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 30.9% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Australia 88,531 53.8 14,072,944 70.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
Fiji 5,298 3.2 48,142 0.2
Viet Nam 4,558 2.8 159,850 0.8
Iraq 3,345 2.0 32,520 0.2
Lebanon 3,264 2.0 74,849 0.4
Philippines 3,189 1.9 120,539 0.6

In the 2006 Census, 53.8% of people usually resident in Liverpool (C), stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth were Fiji 3.2%, Viet Nam 2.8%, Iraq 2.0%, Lebanon 2.0% and Philippines 1.9%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Catholic 55,924 34.0 5,126,882 25.8
Anglican 20,193 12.3 3,718,248 18.7
Islam 13,734 8.3 340,390 1.7
Eastern Orthodox 12,796 7.8 544,165 2.7
No Religion 11,114 6.8 3,706,557 18.7

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for religious affiliation for people usually resident in Liverpool (C) were Catholic 34.0%, Anglican 12.3%, Islam 8.3%, Eastern Orthodox 7.8% and No Religion 6.8%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Arabic 12,591 7.6 243,662 1.2
Vietnamese 6,674 4.1 194,855 1.0
Hindi 6,256 3.8 70,009 0.4
Italian 5,339 3.2 316,890 1.6
Spanish 5,068 3.1 97,999 0.5
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English only spoken at home 77,519 47.1 15,581,333 78.5

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for language other than English spoken at home by people usually resident in Liverpool (C) were Arabic 7.6%, Vietnamese 4.1%, Hindi 3.8%, Italian 3.2% and Spanish 3.1%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 47.1%.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 46,914 64.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 16,058 22.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 2,064 2.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 2,682 3.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 5,213 7.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 40,733 -- 5,271,116 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 72,931 -- 9,607,987 --
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 72,931 people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (C) were in the labour force. Of these 64.3% worked full-time, 22.0% worked part-time, 2.8% were away from work, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 40,733 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Clerical and Administrative Workers 11,881 17.5 1,365,805 15.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 11,225 16.6 1,309,258 14.4
Professionals 9,448 14.0 1,806,010 19.8
Labourers 7,932 11.7 952,520 10.5
Machinery Operators And Drivers 7,188 10.6 604,616 6.6
Managers 6,623 9.8 1,202,267 13.2
Sales Workers 6,050 8.9 896,208 9.8
Community and Personal Service Workers 5,619 8.3 801,906 8.8

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for occupation for Liverpool (C) were Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.6%, Professionals 14.0%, Labourers 11.7%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 10.6%, Managers 9.8%, Sales Workers 8.9% and Community and Personal Service Workers 8.3%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
School Education 2,337 3.5 414,214 4.5
Road Freight Transport 2,214 3.3 162,448 1.8
Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 2,027 3.0 328,521 3.6
Hospitals 1,969 2.9 303,923 3.3
Defence 1,598 2.4 66,810 0.7

In the 2006 Census, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included School Education 3.5%, Road Freight Transport 3.3%, Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services 3.0%, Hospitals 2.9% and Defence 2.4%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Personal 440 -- 466 --
Family 1,155 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,082 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (C), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $440, the median family income was $1,155 and the median household income was $1,082.

Families

family composition

Family composition

Family composition Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 10,114 24.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 24,145 57.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 7,349 17.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 585 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 42,193 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 42,193 families in Liverpool (C): of these 24.0% were couple families without children, 57.2% were couple families with children, 17.4% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 52,243 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 55,065 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 52,243 occupied private dwellings were counted in Liverpool (C).

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Separate house 40,237 77.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,196 9.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6,587 12.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 205 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 18 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Liverpool (C), 77.0% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Owned outright 11,943 22.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 20,414 39.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 15,165 29.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 233 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4,488 8.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (C), 22.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 7,544 49.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4,083 26.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3,153 20.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 382 2.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (C), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling characteristics Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 195 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,733 -- 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 Liverpool (C), the median weekly rent was $195. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733. The average people per household was 3.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Household composition

Household composition
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Family households 40,445 77.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 7,881 15.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 918 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Liverpool (C), 77.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% were group households.

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

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