2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Monash (C)

Code LGA24970 (LGA)
People 155,061
Male 76,221
Female 78,840
Australian citizenship 130,951
People born overseas 56,122
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,837
Families 43,127
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 60,137
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Monash (C) % Australia %
Total 155,061 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 76,221 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 78,840 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 292 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 155,061 people were counted in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Monash (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,796 5.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 17,284 11.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 24,015 15.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 65,010 41.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 17,833 11.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 23,123 14.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 25,080 children aged 0-14 years and 40,956 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Monash (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 130,951 84.5 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 56,122 36.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,837 1.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 130,951 people were Australian citizens, 56,122 were born overseas and 1,837 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Monash (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 70,347 54.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 9,788 7.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 8,306 6.4 919,904 6.2
Never married 41,538 32.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 7.5% were separated or divorced, 6.4% were widowed and 32.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Monash (C) % Australia %
Australia 91,693 59.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Monash (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 47,434 60.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 23,812 30.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,162 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 4,684 6.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 47,224 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 78,092 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 78,092 people aged 15 years and over in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.7% worked full-time, 30.5% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 47,224 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Monash (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 15,312 35.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 21,231 49.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 5,498 12.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 1,086 2.5 88,864 1.8
Total families 43,127 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 43,127 families were counted: of these, 35.5% were couple families without children, 49.2% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 Monash (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 56,880 94.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 60,137 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 56,880 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Monash (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 47,697 83.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,051 7.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,576 8.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 152 0.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 404 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 83.9% were separate houses, 7.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Monash (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 29,839 52.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 12,711 22.3 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 10,986 19.3 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,088 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,257 4.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.3% were being purchased and 19.3% were rented.

Landlord type Monash (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,276 57.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,067 9.7 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,515 32.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 125 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 57.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Monash (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 42,350 74.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 10,666 18.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 2,257 4.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 74.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 18.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.0% 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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