2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Indigo (S)

Code LGA23350 (LGA)
People 13,889
Male 6,894
Female 6,995
Australian citizenship 12,971
People born overseas 1,130
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39
Families 3,832
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,667
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Indigo (S) % Australia %
Total 13,889 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,894 49.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,995 50.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 59 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 13,889 people were counted in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Indigo (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 864 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,414 17.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,434 10.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 5,869 42.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,427 10.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,881 13.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,278 children aged 0-14 years and 3,308 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Indigo (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,971 93.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,130 8.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 39 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 12,971 people were Australian citizens, 1,130 were born overseas and 39 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Indigo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,076 57.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,071 10.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 729 6.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,734 25.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.1% were separated or divorced, 6.9% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Indigo (S) % Australia %
Australia 12,174 87.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Indigo (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Indigo (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,879 60.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,037 31.7 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 177 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 335 5.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,719 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,428 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,428 people aged 15 years and over in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 3,719 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Indigo (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,466 38.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,815 47.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 510 13.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 41 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,832 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 3,832 families were counted: of these, 38.3% were couple families without children, 47.4% were couple families with children, 13.3% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Indigo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,115 90.3 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,667 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 5,115 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Indigo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,709 92.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 147 2.9 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 138 2.7 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 111 2.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 10 0.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.1% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Indigo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,450 47.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,527 29.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 813 15.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 150 2.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 168 3.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.9% were being purchased and 15.9% were rented.

Landlord type Indigo (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 307 37.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 94 11.6 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 403 49.6 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 9 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 37.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 11.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.6% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Indigo (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,811 74.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,072 21.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 105 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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