2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Port Phillip (C)

Code LGA25900 (LGA)
People 78,227
Male 38,870
Female 39,357
Australian citizenship 61,774
People born overseas 22,331
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,930
Families 16,777
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 44,468
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Total 78,227 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 38,870 49.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 39,357 50.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 259 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 78,227 people were counted in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,360 4.3 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,841 6.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 9,630 12.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 45,309 57.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 6,413 8.2 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 8,674 11.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 8,201 children aged 0-14 years and 15,087 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 61,774 79.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 22,331 28.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,930 2.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 61,774 people were Australian citizens, 22,331 were born overseas and 1,930 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,367 31.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 8,753 12.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,517 5.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 35,388 50.5 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 12.5% were separated or divorced, 5.0% were widowed and 50.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Australia 47,814 61.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Port Phillip (C) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 31,941 68.1 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 11,275 24.0 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 775 1.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,895 6.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 17,116 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 46,886 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 46,886 people aged 15 years and over in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 68.1% worked full-time, 24.0% worked part-time, 1.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 17,116 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 8,819 52.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,795 28.6 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,359 14.1 762,632 15.4
Other family 804 4.8 88,864 1.8
Total families 16,777 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 16,777 families were counted: of these, 52.6% were couple families without children, 28.6% were couple families with children, 14.1% were one parent families and 4.8% 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 Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 39,754 89.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 44,468 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 39,754 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,174 15.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9,328 23.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 23,469 59.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 369 0.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 414 1.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 15.5% were separate houses, 23.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 59.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,392 23.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,599 16.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 19,043 47.9 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 759 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 3,959 10.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 23.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.6% were being purchased and 47.9% were rented.

Landlord type Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 11,487 60.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,901 10.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 5,464 28.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 195 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 60.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Port Phillip (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 16,658 41.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 15,002 37.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 4,000 10.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 37.7% were single (or lone) person households and 10.1% 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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