2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Central Goldfields (S)

Code LGA21670 (LGA)
People 12,247
Male 6,075
Female 6,172
Australian citizenship 11,342
People born overseas 866
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 3,385
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,812
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Total 12,247 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,075 49.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,172 50.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 85 0.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 12,247 people were counted in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 706 5.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 1,765 14.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,238 10.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 4,605 37.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,550 12.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,383 19.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 2,471 children aged 0-14 years and 3,933 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 11,342 92.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 866 7.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 0.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 11,342 people were Australian citizens, 866 were born overseas and 13 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,118 52.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,213 12.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 929 9.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,518 25.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 52.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.4% were separated or divorced, 9.5% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Australia 10,643 86.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,569 55.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 1,393 30.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 155 3.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 503 10.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 4,660 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,620 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 4,620 people aged 15 years and over in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 55.6% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.9% were unemployed. 4,660 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,509 44.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,279 37.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 547 16.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 50 1.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,385 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 3,385 families were counted: of these, 44.6% were couple families without children, 37.8% were couple families with children, 16.2% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,162 88.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,812 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 5,162 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,614 89.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 183 3.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 185 3.6 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 152 2.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 28 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,766 53.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,204 23.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 865 16.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 112 2.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 216 4.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 53.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.3% were being purchased and 16.8% were rented.

Landlord type Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 203 23.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 204 23.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 437 50.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 18 2.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 23.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 23.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 50.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Central Goldfields (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,366 65.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,497 29.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 138 2.7 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Central Goldfields (S) (Local Government Areas), 65.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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