2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Golden Plains (S)

Code LGA22490 (LGA)
People 14,278
Male 7,287
Female 6,991
Australian citizenship 13,085
People born overseas 1,527
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 41
Families 4,034
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,475
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Total 14,278 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 7,287 51.0 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,991 49.0 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 76 0.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 14,278 people were counted in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 996 7.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,513 17.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,680 11.8 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,474 45.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,460 10.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,156 8.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,509 children aged 0-14 years and 2,616 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 13,085 91.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,527 10.7 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 41 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 13,085 people were Australian citizens, 1,527 were born overseas and 41 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,687 62.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 890 8.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 403 3.7 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,791 25.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.3% were separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 25.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Australia 11,968 83.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Golden Plains (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,886 57.5 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,071 30.6 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 215 3.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 589 8.7 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,595 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,761 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,761 people aged 15 years and over in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 30.6% worked part-time, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.7% were unemployed. 3,595 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,465 36.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,158 53.5 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 371 9.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 40 1.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 4,034 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 4,034 families were counted: of these, 36.3% were couple families without children, 53.5% were couple families with children, 9.2% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,943 90.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,475 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 4,943 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,797 97.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 15 0.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 25 0.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 73 1.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 33 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 97.0% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,353 47.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,892 38.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 329 6.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 137 2.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 233 4.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.3% were being purchased and 6.7% were rented.

Landlord type Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 83 25.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 4 1.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 234 71.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 0.9 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 25.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 1.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 71.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Golden Plains (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,979 80.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 719 14.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 65 1.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Golden Plains (S) (Local Government Areas), 80.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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