Pitt Town

2006 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC18547
People 1,311
Male 656
Female 655
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 1,181
People born overseas 117
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 351
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 464
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,265
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,682
Median weekly rent $235

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Total 1,311 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 656 50.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 655 50.0 10,056,036 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,311 people were usually resident in Pitt Town: of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
0-4 years 96 7.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 216 16.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 170 13.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 567 43.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 135 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 128 9.8 2,644,374 13.3
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.8% of people usually resident in Pitt Town were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 1,181 90.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 117 8.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.1% of people usually resident in Pitt Town were Australian citizens, 8.9% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Married 561 56.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 120 12.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 41 4.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 280 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pitt Town were married, 12.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Australia 1,085 82.8 14,072,944 70.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
England 43 3.3 856,939 4.3
New Zealand 15 1.1 389,463 2.0
Malta 12 0.9 43,705 0.2
China 9 0.7 206,591 1.0
Germany 7 0.5 106,525 0.5

In the 2006 Census, 82.8% of people usually resident in Pitt Town, stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth were England 3.3%, New Zealand 1.1%, Malta 0.9%, China 0.7% and Germany 0.5%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Anglican 474 36.2 3,718,248 18.7
Catholic 302 23.0 5,126,882 25.8
No Religion 183 14.0 3,706,557 18.7
Uniting Church 92 7.0 1,135,422 5.7
Pentecostal 26 2.0 219,686 1.1

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for religious affiliation for people usually resident in Pitt Town were Anglican 36.2%, Catholic 23.0%, No Religion 14.0%, Uniting Church 7.0% and Pentecostal 2.0%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Maltese 11 0.8 36,516 0.2
Cantonese 9 0.7 244,553 1.2
Italian 5 0.4 316,890 1.6
Greek 5 0.4 252,220 1.3
Ukrainian 4 0.3 9,016 0.0
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English only spoken at home 1,195 91.2 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 Pitt Town were Maltese 0.8%, Cantonese 0.7%, Italian 0.4%, Greek 0.4% and Ukrainian 0.3%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 91.2%.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 455 65.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 187 26.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 2.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 23 3.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 241 -- 5,271,116 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 697 -- 9,607,987 --
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 697 people aged 15 years and over in Pitt Town were in the labour force. Of these 65.3% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 2.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.3% were unemployed. 241 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 133 19.7 1,309,258 14.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 122 18.1 1,365,805 15.0
Managers 104 15.4 1,202,267 13.2
Professionals 70 10.4 1,806,010 19.8
Labourers 68 10.1 952,520 10.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 66 9.8 801,906 8.8
Machinery Operators And Drivers 53 7.9 604,616 6.6
Sales Workers 52 7.7 896,208 9.8

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for occupation for Pitt Town were Technicians and Trades Workers 19.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 18.1%, Managers 15.4%, Professionals 10.4%, Labourers 10.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.8%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 7.9% and Sales Workers 7.7%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Road Freight Transport 29 4.3 162,448 1.8
Building Installation Services 27 4.0 138,960 1.5
Residential Building Construction 25 3.7 163,300 1.8
Automotive Repair and Maintenance 20 3.0 100,442 1.1
Pharmaceutical and Other Store-Based Retailing 19 2.8 121,363 1.3

In the 2006 Census, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Pitt Town, the most common responses for industry of employment included Road Freight Transport 4.3%, Building Installation Services 4.0%, Residential Building Construction 3.7%, Automotive Repair and Maintenance 3.0% and Pharmaceutical and Other Store-Based Retailing 2.8%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Personal 567 -- 466 --
Family 1,428 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,265 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pitt Town, the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $567, the median family income was $1,428 and the median household income was $1,265.

Families

family composition

Family composition

Family composition Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 102 29.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 193 55.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 52 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 351 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 351 families in Pitt Town: of these 29.1% were couple families without children, 55.0% were couple families with children, 14.8% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 436 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 464 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 436 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pitt Town.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Separate house 409 93.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 3.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 3.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pitt Town, 93.8% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Owned outright 142 32.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 194 44.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 62 14.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 8.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pitt Town, 32.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 44.5% were owned with a mortgage and 14.2% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 33 53.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 23 37.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 8.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pitt Town, of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 53.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling characteristics Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 235 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,682 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pitt Town, the median weekly rent was $235. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,682. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Household composition

Household composition
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Pitt Town % Pitt Town Australia % Australia
Family households 333 76.4 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 69 15.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 1.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pitt Town, 76.4% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.4% 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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