2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Darebin (C)

Code LGA21890 (LGA)
People 122,821
Male 59,381
Female 63,440
Australian citizenship 105,611
People born overseas 40,993
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,027
Families 31,870
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,531
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Darebin (C) % Australia %
Total 122,821 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 59,381 48.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 63,440 51.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,087 0.9 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 122,821 people were counted in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Darebin (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,497 6.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 12,758 10.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 16,368 13.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 56,035 45.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 10,815 8.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 19,348 15.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 20,255 children aged 0-14 years and 30,163 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Darebin (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 105,611 86.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 40,993 33.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,027 0.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 105,611 people were Australian citizens, 40,993 were born overseas and 1,027 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Darebin (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45,602 44.5 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 10,441 10.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 7,804 7.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 38,721 37.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.5% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.2% were separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 37.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Darebin (C) % Australia %
Australia 74,786 60.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Darebin (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Darebin (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darebin (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 34,059 60.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 15,780 27.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,776 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 5,184 9.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 41,354 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 56,799 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 56,799 people aged 15 years and over in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 27.8% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.1% were unemployed. 41,354 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Darebin (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Darebin (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,085 34.8 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 14,006 43.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 5,783 18.1 762,632 15.4
Other family 996 3.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 31,870 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 31,870 families were counted: of these, 34.8% were couple families without children, 43.9% were couple families with children, 18.1% were one parent families and 3.1% 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 Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49,153 93.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,531 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 49,153 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 34,008 69.2 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,653 9.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9,769 19.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 403 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 320 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.2% were separate houses, 9.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21,137 43.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 9,316 19.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 15,167 30.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,060 2.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,474 5.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 19.0% were being purchased and 30.9% were rented.

Landlord type Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8,241 54.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 2,546 16.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,165 27.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 214 1.4 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 54.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Darebin (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 31,228 63.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 13,635 27.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,633 5.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 63.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.4% 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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