Pokolbin

2006 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC18553
People 625
Male 330
Female 295
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 473
People born overseas 64
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 52
Families 136
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 310
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,353
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,184
Median weekly rent $125
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Total 625 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 330 52.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 295 47.2 10,056,036 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 625 people were usually resident in Pokolbin: of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
0-4 years 42 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 87 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 63 10.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 249 39.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 120 19.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 65 10.4 2,644,374 13.3
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Pokolbin were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 473 75.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 64 10.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 52 8.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 75.7% of people usually resident in Pokolbin were Australian citizens, 10.2% were born overseas and 8.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Married 309 62.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 48 9.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 16 3.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 123 24.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pokolbin were married, 9.7% were either separated or divorced, 3.2% were widowed and 24.7% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Australia 422 67.5 14,072,944 70.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
England 19 3.0 856,939 4.3
New Zealand 10 1.6 389,463 2.0
Netherlands 6 1.0 78,928 0.4
Norfolk Island 6 1.0 194 0.0
United States of America 6 1.0 61,720 0.3

In the 2006 Census, 67.5% of people usually resident in Pokolbin, stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth were England 3.0%, New Zealand 1.6%, Netherlands 1.0%, Norfolk Island 1.0% and United States of America 1.0%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Anglican 182 29.1 3,718,248 18.7
No Religion 108 17.3 3,706,557 18.7
Catholic 102 16.3 5,126,882 25.8
Uniting Church 31 5.0 1,135,422 5.7
Presbyterian and Reformed 12 1.9 596,668 3.0

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for religious affiliation for people usually resident in Pokolbin were Anglican 29.1%, No Religion 17.3%, Catholic 16.3%, Uniting Church 5.0% and Presbyterian and Reformed 1.9%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
French 4 0.6 43,217 0.2
Italian 4 0.6 316,890 1.6
Dutch 3 0.5 36,182 0.2
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English only spoken at home 474 75.8 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 Pokolbin were French 0.6%, Italian 0.6% and Dutch 0.5%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 75.8%.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 193 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 75 24.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 20 6.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 2.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 102 -- 5,271,116 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 305 -- 9,607,987 --
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 305 people aged 15 years and over in Pokolbin were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 24.6% worked part-time, 6.6% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.3% were unemployed. 102 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Managers 112 37.6 1,202,267 13.2
Professionals 64 21.5 1,806,010 19.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 27 9.1 1,309,258 14.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 27 9.1 1,365,805 15.0
Labourers 23 7.7 952,520 10.5
Sales Workers 18 6.0 896,208 9.8
Machinery Operators And Drivers 11 3.7 604,616 6.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 7 2.3 801,906 8.8

In the 2006 Census, the most common responses for occupation for Pokolbin were Managers 37.6%, Professionals 21.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 9.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.1%, Labourers 7.7%, Sales Workers 6.0%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 3.7% and Community and Personal Service Workers 2.3%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Accommodation 55 18.5 117,705 1.3
Beverage Manufacturing 39 13.1 26,749 0.3
Fruit and Tree Nut Growing 26 8.7 30,390 0.3
Legal and Accounting Services 11 3.7 185,423 2.0
Residential Building Construction 11 3.7 163,300 1.8

In the 2006 Census, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Pokolbin, the most common responses for industry of employment included Accommodation 18.5%, Beverage Manufacturing 13.1%, Fruit and Tree Nut Growing 8.7%, Legal and Accounting Services 3.7% and Residential Building Construction 3.7%.

Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Personal 606 -- 466 --
Family 1,616 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,353 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin, the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $606, the median family income was $1,616 and the median household income was $1,353.

Families

family composition

Family composition

Family composition Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 72 52.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 60 44.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 2.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 136 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 136 families in Pokolbin: of these 52.9% were couple families without children, 44.1% were couple families with children, 2.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 261 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 310 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 261 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pokolbin.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Separate house 178 68.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 83 31.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pokolbin, 68.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 31.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Owned outright 91 34.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 50 19.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 17.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 27.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin, 34.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 7 15.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 32 69.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 10.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin, of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 15.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 69.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling characteristics Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 125 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,184 -- 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 Pokolbin, the median weekly rent was $125. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,184. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Household composition

Household composition
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Pokolbin % Pokolbin Australia % Australia
Family households 140 53.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 39 14.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pokolbin, 53.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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