2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Macedon Ranges (S)

Code LGA24130 (LGA)
People 35,552
Male 17,592
Female 17,960
Australian citizenship 32,422
People born overseas 4,357
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 115
Families 9,670
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,704
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Total 35,552 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 17,592 49.5 9,270,466 49.4
Female 17,960 50.5 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 118 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 35,552 people were counted in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,522 7.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 6,319 17.8 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,232 11.9 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 15,828 44.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,346 9.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 3,304 9.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 8,841 children aged 0-14 years and 6,650 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 32,422 91.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,357 12.3 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 115 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 32,422 people were Australian citizens, 4,357 were born overseas and 115 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,703 58.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,527 9.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,349 5.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,131 26.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.5% were separated or divorced, 5.1% were widowed and 26.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Australia 29,103 81.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,285 59.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,551 32.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 478 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 861 5.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 8,456 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 17,175 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 17,175 people aged 15 years and over in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.9% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 8,456 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,198 33.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 5,232 54.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,155 11.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 85 0.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 9,670 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 9,670 families were counted: of these, 33.1% were couple families without children, 54.1% were couple families with children, 11.9% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,496 91.2 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,704 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 12,496 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,760 94.1 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 216 1.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 280 2.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 126 1.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 114 0.9 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.1% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,318 42.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,728 37.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,562 12.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 284 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 600 4.8 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.8% were being purchased and 12.5% were rented.

Landlord type Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 579 37.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 159 10.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 808 51.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 13 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 37.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Macedon Ranges (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,575 76.6 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,222 17.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 221 1.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Macedon Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 76.6% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.8% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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