2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Hume (C)

Code LGA23270 (LGA)
People 131,182
Male 65,219
Female 65,963
Australian citizenship 116,348
People born overseas 37,777
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 403
Families 34,744
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 42,723
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hume (C) % Australia %
Total 131,182 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 65,219 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 65,963 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 675 0.5 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 131,182 people were counted in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hume (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 10,972 8.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 23,435 17.9 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 19,144 14.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 58,638 44.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 9,971 7.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 9,022 6.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 34,407 children aged 0-14 years and 18,993 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Hume (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 116,348 88.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 37,777 28.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 403 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 116,348 people were Australian citizens, 37,777 were born overseas and 403 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hume (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54,192 56.0 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 9,655 10.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,976 4.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 28,953 29.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 56.0% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.0% were separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 29.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hume (C) % Australia %
Australia 85,708 65.3 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hume (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hume (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 35,743 60.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 16,120 27.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,126 3.6 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 4,978 8.4 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 34,247 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 58,967 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 58,967 people aged 15 years and over in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.6% worked full-time, 27.3% worked part-time, 3.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.4% were unemployed. 34,247 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Hume (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,106 23.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 20,470 58.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 5,744 16.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 424 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 34,744 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 34,744 families were counted: of these, 23.3% were couple families without children, 58.9% were couple families with children, 16.5% 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 Hume (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 41,000 96.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 42,723 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 41,000 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Hume (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 37,306 91.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,277 3.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,729 4.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 384 0.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 304 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.0% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hume (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 16,104 39.3 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 15,561 38.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 6,431 15.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 927 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,973 4.8 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 38.0% were being purchased and 15.7% were rented.

Landlord type Hume (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,479 38.5 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,636 25.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,218 34.5 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 96 1.5 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 38.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.5% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Hume (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 33,885 82.6 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 5,321 13.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 648 1.6 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Hume (C) (Local Government Areas), 82.6% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 13.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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