2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Glenelg (S)

Code LGA22410 (LGA)
People 19,249
Male 9,745
Female 9,504
Australian citizenship 17,947
People born overseas 1,317
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39
Families 5,206
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,885
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Total 19,249 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 9,745 50.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 9,504 49.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 226 1.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 19,249 people were counted in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Glenelg (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,328 6.9 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,096 16.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,060 10.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 8,184 42.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,854 9.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,728 14.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 4,424 children aged 0-14 years and 4,582 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 17,947 93.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,317 6.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 17,947 people were Australian citizens, 1,317 were born overseas and 39 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Glenelg (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,281 55.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,503 10.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,155 7.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,887 26.2 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 55.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.1% were separated or divorced, 7.8% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Australia 16,911 87.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glenelg (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,149 57.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,746 30.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 302 3.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 706 7.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 5,300 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,903 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 8,903 people aged 15 years and over in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.8% worked full-time, 30.8% worked part-time, 3.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 5,300 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,002 38.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,439 46.8 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 704 13.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 61 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 5,206 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 5,206 families were counted: of these, 38.5% were couple families without children, 46.8% were couple families with children, 13.5% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,639 86.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,885 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 7,639 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,950 91.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 101 1.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 382 5.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 136 1.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 70 0.9 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.0% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,723 48.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,987 26.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,442 18.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 210 2.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 273 3.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.0% were being purchased and 18.9% were rented.

Landlord type Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 432 30.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 303 21.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 688 47.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 22 1.5 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 30.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Glenelg (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,186 67.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,045 26.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 159 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 67.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.8% 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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