2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Bass Coast (S)

Code LGA20740 (LGA)
People 23,971
Male 11,632
Female 12,339
Australian citizenship 20,834
People born overseas 3,435
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 104
Families 6,482
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,701
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Total 23,971 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 11,632 48.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 12,339 51.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 126 0.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 23,971 people were counted in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,383 5.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,197 13.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,251 9.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 8,978 37.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,027 12.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 5,136 21.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 4,580 children aged 0-14 years and 8,163 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 20,834 86.9 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,435 14.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 104 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 20,834 people were Australian citizens, 3,435 were born overseas and 104 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,633 54.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,445 12.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,743 9.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 4,566 23.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.6% were separated or divorced, 9.0% were widowed and 23.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Australia 18,338 76.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Bass Coast (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Bass Coast (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,740 52.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,264 36.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 295 3.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 769 8.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 8,742 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,068 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 9,068 people aged 15 years and over in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 52.3% worked full-time, 36.0% worked part-time, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.5% were unemployed. 8,742 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,189 49.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,289 35.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 934 14.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 70 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,482 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,482 families were counted: of these, 49.2% were couple families without children, 35.3% were couple families with children, 14.4% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,549 56.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,701 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 10,549 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,560 90.6 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 238 2.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 473 4.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 194 1.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 84 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.6% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,249 49.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,211 21.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,784 16.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 327 3.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 976 9.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.0% were being purchased and 16.9% were rented.

Landlord type Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 695 39.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 213 11.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 854 47.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 18 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 39.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Bass Coast (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,445 61.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,949 28.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 235 2.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Bass Coast (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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