2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Glen Eira (C)

Code LGA22310 (LGA)
People 117,199
Male 56,355
Female 60,844
Australian citizenship 101,210
People born overseas 36,936
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 939
Families 30,578
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,585
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Total 117,199 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 56,355 48.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 60,844 51.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 197 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 117,199 people were counted in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,001 6.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 13,366 11.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 14,668 12.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 53,276 45.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 9,616 8.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 19,272 16.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 20,367 children aged 0-14 years and 28,888 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 101,210 86.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 36,936 31.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 939 0.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 101,210 people were Australian citizens, 36,936 were born overseas and 939 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47,303 48.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 9,356 9.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 7,527 7.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 32,646 33.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.7% were separated or divorced, 7.8% were widowed and 33.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Australia 73,400 62.6 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Glen Eira (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 36,780 61.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 18,002 30.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,587 2.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,151 5.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 32,307 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 59,520 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 59,520 people aged 15 years and over in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.8% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 32,307 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,404 37.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 14,306 46.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 4,025 13.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 843 2.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 30,578 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 30,578 families were counted: of these, 37.3% were couple families without children, 46.8% were couple families with children, 13.2% were one parent families and 2.8% 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 Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 48,863 92.9 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 52,585 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 48,863 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 28,808 59.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7,442 15.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11,760 24.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 320 0.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 533 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 59.0% were separate houses, 15.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 21,360 43.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10,858 22.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 12,946 26.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,065 2.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,633 5.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.2% were being purchased and 26.5% were rented.

Landlord type Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8,430 65.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 369 2.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 4,007 31.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 137 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 65.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Glen Eira (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 30,261 61.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 14,151 29.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,414 4.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 61.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.0% were single (or lone) person households and 4.9% 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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