2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Murrindindi (S)

Code LGA25620 (LGA)
People 13,060
Male 6,570
Female 6,490
Australian citizenship 11,777
People born overseas 1,497
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49
Families 3,487
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,818
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Total 13,060 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 6,570 50.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 6,490 49.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 80 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 13,060 people were counted in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 807 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,113 16.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,375 10.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 5,554 42.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,443 11.0 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 1,768 13.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 2,920 children aged 0-14 years and 3,211 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 11,777 90.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,497 11.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 11,777 people were Australian citizens, 1,497 were born overseas and 49 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,570 54.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,194 11.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 624 6.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 2,750 27.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.8% were separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 27.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Australia 10,669 81.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,418 56.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,070 34.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 170 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 375 6.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 3,525 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,033 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 6,033 people aged 15 years and over in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 34.3% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 3,525 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,509 43.3 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,501 43.0 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 440 12.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 37 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 3,487 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 3,487 families were counted: of these, 43.3% were couple families without children, 43.0% were couple families with children, 12.6% 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 Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,093 74.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,818 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 5,093 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,679 91.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 1.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 106 2.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 176 3.5 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 60 1.2 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.9% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,302 45.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,540 30.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 719 14.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 196 3.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 333 6.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.2% were being purchased and 14.1% were rented.

Landlord type Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 182 25.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 60 8.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 475 66.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 6 0.8 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 25.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 66.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Murrindindi (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,465 68.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,198 23.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 124 2.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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