2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Greater Shepparton (C)

Code LGA22830 (LGA)
People 55,082
Male 27,352
Female 27,730
Australian citizenship 50,489
People born overseas 5,677
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 128
Families 14,690
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,857
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Total 55,082 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 27,352 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 27,730 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,460 2.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 55,082 people were counted in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,186 7.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 8,804 16.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 7,308 13.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 23,392 42.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,836 8.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,556 11.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 12,990 children aged 0-14 years and 11,392 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 50,489 91.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 5,677 10.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 128 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 50,489 people were Australian citizens, 5,677 were born overseas and 128 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,795 54.2 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 4,253 10.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,622 6.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 12,426 29.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.2% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.1% were separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 29.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Australia 46,432 84.3 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 15,827 60.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 7,712 29.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 772 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,903 7.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 14,236 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 26,214 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 26,214 people aged 15 years and over in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.4% worked full-time, 29.4% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.3% were unemployed. 14,236 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,193 35.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 7,058 48.0 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,262 15.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 177 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 14,690 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 14,690 families were counted: of these, 35.4% were couple families without children, 48.0% were couple families with children, 15.4% 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 20,318 93.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 21,857 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 20,318 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 17,207 84.7 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 966 4.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,394 6.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 573 2.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 178 0.9 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 84.7% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,881 38.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,740 28.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,193 25.6 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 652 3.2 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 850 4.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.3% were being purchased and 25.6% were rented.

Landlord type Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,072 39.9 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,052 20.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,997 38.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 75 1.4 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 39.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Greater Shepparton (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 14,547 71.6 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,519 22.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 602 3.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 71.6% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.2% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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