2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

East Gippsland (S)

Code LGA22110 (LGA)
People 37,792
Male 18,629
Female 19,163
Australian citizenship 35,060
People born overseas 3,616
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 236
Families 10,363
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,356
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Total 37,792 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 18,629 49.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 19,163 50.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,005 2.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 37,792 people were counted in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 2.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,147 5.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 5,688 15.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 3,941 10.4 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 14,372 38.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,721 12.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,923 18.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,835 children aged 0-14 years and 11,644 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 35,060 92.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,616 9.6 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 236 0.6 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 35,060 people were Australian citizens, 3,616 were born overseas and 236 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 16,484 55.0 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 3,423 11.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,507 8.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,540 25.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.4% were separated or divorced, 8.4% were widowed and 25.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Australia 32,117 85.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses East Gippsland (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,121 51.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,630 35.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 544 3.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,385 8.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 13,022 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 15,680 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 15,680 people aged 15 years and over in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 51.8% worked full-time, 35.9% worked part-time, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.8% were unemployed. 13,022 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,884 47.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,914 37.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,467 14.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 98 0.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 10,363 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 10,363 families were counted: of these, 47.1% were couple families without children, 37.8% were couple families with children, 14.2% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,462 79.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 19,356 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 15,462 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 13,372 86.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 323 2.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,034 6.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 567 3.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 166 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.5% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,811 50.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,274 21.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,162 20.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 522 3.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 691 4.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.2% were being purchased and 20.5% were rented.

Landlord type East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,011 32.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 526 16.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,573 49.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 53 1.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 32.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 16.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type East Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 10,315 66.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,066 26.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 359 2.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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