2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Mount Alexander (S)

Code LGA25430 (LGA)
People 16,141
Male 7,980
Female 8,161
Australian citizenship 14,750
People born overseas 1,422
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32
Families 4,325
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,691
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Total 16,141 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 7,980 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 8,161 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 16,141 people were counted in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 875 5.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,475 15.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,656 10.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,527 40.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,807 11.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,802 17.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,350 children aged 0-14 years and 4,609 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 14,750 91.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,422 8.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 32 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 14,750 people were Australian citizens, 1,422 were born overseas and 32 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,489 50.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,745 13.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,088 8.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,466 27.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 13.6% were separated or divorced, 8.5% were widowed and 27.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Australia 13,955 86.5 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,582 53.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,313 34.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 183 2.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 640 9.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 5,578 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,718 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,718 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 53.3% worked full-time, 34.4% worked part-time, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.5% were unemployed. 5,578 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,781 41.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,756 40.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 737 17.0 762,632 15.4
Other family 51 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 4,325 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 4,325 families were counted: of these, 41.2% were couple families without children, 40.6% were couple families with children, 17.0% 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 Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,544 85.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,691 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,544 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,105 93.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 219 3.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 61 0.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 109 1.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 50 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.3% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,338 51.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,668 25.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,106 16.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 174 2.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 261 4.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 51.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.5% were being purchased and 16.9% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 399 36.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 160 14.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 531 48.0 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 14 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 36.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 48.0% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Mount Alexander (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,299 65.7 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,877 28.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 182 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Mount Alexander (S) (Local Government Areas), 65.7% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 28.7% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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