2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

North Canberra

Code 80505 (SSD)
People 39,438
Male 19,825
Female 19,613
Australian citizenship 33,752
People born overseas 9,484
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,017
Families 8,196
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,743
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People North Canberra % Australia %
Total 39,438 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 19,825 50.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 19,613 49.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 438 1.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 39,438 people were counted in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Canberra % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,804 4.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,124 10.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 8,143 20.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 17,581 44.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,964 7.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,820 12.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions) there were 5,928 children aged 0-14 years and 7,784 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics North Canberra % Australia %
Australian citizenship 33,752 85.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 9,484 24.0 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,017 2.5 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 33,752 people were Australian citizens, 9,484 were born overseas and 1,017 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Canberra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,483 37.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,616 10.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,806 5.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 15,614 46.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 37.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.8% were separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 46.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Canberra % Australia %
Australia 27,154 68.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Canberra % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) North Canberra % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Canberra % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,772 60.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 6,404 30.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 349 1.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,443 6.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 10,554 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 20,968 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 20,968 people aged 15 years and over in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.9% were unemployed. 10,554 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation North Canberra % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses North Canberra % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type North Canberra % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,687 45.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,946 35.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,360 16.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 203 2.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 8,196 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 8,196 families were counted: of these, 45.0% were couple families without children, 35.9% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 2.5% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type North Canberra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,386 91.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,743 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 15,386 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure North Canberra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,383 61.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,081 13.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,651 23.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 50 0.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 221 1.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 61.0% were separate houses, 13.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Canberra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,487 29.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,108 20.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,461 42.0 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 328 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,003 6.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 29.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.2% were being purchased and 42.0% were rented.

Landlord type North Canberra % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,004 31.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 2,385 36.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,023 31.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 49 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 31.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 36.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type North Canberra % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 8,152 53.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,810 31.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,264 8.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in North Canberra (Statistical Subdivisions), 53.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.3% were single (or lone) person households and 8.2% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats 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

Census Data Quality.

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 in the 2001 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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