2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Baw Baw (S)

Code LGA20830 (LGA)
People 34,632
Male 17,045
Female 17,587
Australian citizenship 32,290
People born overseas 3,290
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105
Families 9,467
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,488
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Total 34,632 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 17,045 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 17,587 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 275 0.8 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 34,632 people were counted in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,322 6.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 5,900 17.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,322 12.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 14,180 40.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,360 9.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,548 13.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 8,222 children aged 0-14 years and 7,908 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 32,290 93.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,290 9.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 105 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 32,290 people were Australian citizens, 3,290 were born overseas and 105 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,625 55.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,672 10.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,811 6.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,302 27.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 55.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.1% were separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 27.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Australia 29,817 86.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Baw Baw (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,422 58.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,116 31.7 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 541 3.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,062 6.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 9,333 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 16,141 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 16,141 people aged 15 years and over in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 58.4% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.6% were unemployed. 9,333 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,555 37.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,431 46.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,369 14.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 112 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 9,467 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 9,467 families were counted: of these, 37.6% were couple families without children, 46.8% were couple families with children, 14.5% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,931 89.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,488 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 12,931 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,810 91.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 213 1.6 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 573 4.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 238 1.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 97 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,046 46.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,762 29.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,208 17.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 399 3.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 516 4.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.1% were being purchased and 17.1% were rented.

Landlord type Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 805 36.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 319 14.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,052 47.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 26 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 36.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Baw Baw (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,401 72.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,949 22.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 268 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Baw Baw (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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