2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Cardinia (S)

Code LGA21450 (LGA)
People 45,305
Male 22,607
Female 22,698
Australian citizenship 40,963
People born overseas 6,398
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 99
Families 12,349
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,673
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Total 45,305 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 22,607 49.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 22,698 50.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 175 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 45,305 people were counted in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cardinia (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,527 7.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 8,182 18.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 5,722 12.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 19,892 43.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,861 8.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,121 9.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 11,709 children aged 0-14 years and 7,982 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 40,963 90.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 6,398 14.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 99 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 40,963 people were Australian citizens, 6,398 were born overseas and 99 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cardinia (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,770 55.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,566 10.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,705 5.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 9,560 28.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 55.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.6% were separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 28.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Australia 36,689 81.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cardinia (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,474 60.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 7,026 31.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 701 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,084 4.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 10,135 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 22,285 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 22,285 people aged 15 years and over in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.5% worked full-time, 31.5% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 10,135 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,805 30.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 6,675 54.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,735 14.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 134 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 12,349 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 12,349 families were counted: of these, 30.8% were couple families without children, 54.1% were couple families with children, 14.0% 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 Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,573 93.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,673 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 15,573 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,403 92.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 376 2.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 535 3.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 162 1.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 97 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.5% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,861 37.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,324 40.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,267 14.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 477 3.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 639 4.1 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 40.6% were being purchased and 14.6% were rented.

Landlord type Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,041 45.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 229 10.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 972 42.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 33 1.5 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 45.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Cardinia (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 12,217 78.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,621 16.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 322 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Cardinia (S) (Local Government Areas), 78.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.8% 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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