2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Greater Geelong (C)

Code LGA22750 (LGA)
People 183,530
Male 89,275
Female 94,255
Australian citizenship 167,778
People born overseas 29,944
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 801
Families 50,223
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 80,957
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Total 183,530 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 89,275 48.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 94,255 51.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,260 0.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 183,530 people were counted in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11,826 6.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 25,925 14.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 25,122 13.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 76,325 41.6 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 16,956 9.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 27,376 14.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 37,751 children aged 0-14 years and 44,332 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 167,778 91.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 29,944 16.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 801 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 167,778 people were Australian citizens, 29,944 were born overseas and 801 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 76,141 52.2 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 15,325 10.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 10,732 7.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 43,583 29.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.2% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.5% were separated or divorced, 7.4% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Australia 145,132 79.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 47,661 56.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 26,848 32.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,206 2.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 7,202 8.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 56,903 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 83,917 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 83,917 people aged 15 years and over in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.8% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.6% were unemployed. 56,903 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 18,767 37.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 22,691 45.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 8,049 16.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 716 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 50,223 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 50,223 families were counted: of these, 37.4% were couple families without children, 45.2% were couple families with children, 16.0% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 71,704 88.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 80,957 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 71,704 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 61,546 85.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,346 4.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,665 7.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 773 1.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 374 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 85.8% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 31,811 44.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 20,295 28.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 15,663 21.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,443 2.0 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,490 3.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.3% were being purchased and 21.8% were rented.

Landlord type Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,359 40.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 2,942 18.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 6,171 39.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 191 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 40.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 39.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Greater Geelong (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 49,823 69.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 18,088 25.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,189 3.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Geelong (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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