2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Hobsons Bay (C)

Code LGA23110 (LGA)
People 80,120
Male 39,315
Female 40,805
Australian citizenship 69,410
People born overseas 23,890
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 312
Families 21,723
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,352
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Total 80,120 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 39,315 49.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 40,805 50.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 262 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 80,120 people were counted in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,637 7.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 10,756 13.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 9,762 12.2 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 36,764 45.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 6,957 8.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 10,244 12.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 16,393 children aged 0-14 years and 17,201 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 69,410 86.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 23,890 29.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 312 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 69,410 people were Australian citizens, 23,890 were born overseas and 312 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,581 51.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 7,037 11.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 4,095 6.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 20,019 31.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 51.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.0% were separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 31.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Australia 51,412 64.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 23,694 62.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 9,927 26.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,171 3.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,957 7.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 23,097 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 37,749 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 37,749 people aged 15 years and over in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 23,097 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,284 33.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 10,619 48.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 3,437 15.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 383 1.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 21,723 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 21,723 families were counted: of these, 33.5% were couple families without children, 48.9% were couple families with children, 15.8% were one parent families and 1.8% 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,493 94.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,352 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 30,493 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 24,192 79.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,522 8.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,300 10.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 265 0.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 214 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.3% were separate houses, 8.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 13,564 44.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,053 26.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,633 21.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 629 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,616 5.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.4% were being purchased and 21.8% were rented.

Landlord type Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,462 52.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 869 13.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,224 33.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 69 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 52.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 13.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Hobsons Bay (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 21,327 69.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 7,194 23.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 896 2.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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