2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

South Gippsland (S)

Code LGA26170 (LGA)
People 24,524
Male 12,106
Female 12,418
Australian citizenship 22,663
People born overseas 2,623
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73
Families 6,752
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,673
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Total 24,524 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 12,106 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 12,418 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 138 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 24,524 people were counted in South Gippsland (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 South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,502 6.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,925 16.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,725 11.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 9,887 40.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,715 11.1 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 3,770 15.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 5,427 children aged 0-14 years and 6,485 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 22,663 92.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,623 10.7 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 22,663 people were Australian citizens, 2,623 were born overseas and 73 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,071 58.0 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,828 9.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,432 7.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 4,767 25.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.0% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.6% were separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 25.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Australia 20,584 83.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses South Gippsland (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,550 58.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,587 32.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 360 3.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 672 6.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 7,130 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 11,169 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 11,169 people aged 15 years and over in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 58.6% worked full-time, 32.1% worked part-time, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 7,130 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,862 42.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,073 45.5 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 757 11.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 60 0.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,752 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,752 families were counted: of these, 42.4% were couple families without children, 45.5% were couple families with children, 11.2% 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 South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,572 75.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,673 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 9,572 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,941 93.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 232 2.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 191 2.0 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 172 1.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 36 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.4% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,816 50.3 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,524 26.4 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,347 14.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 439 4.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 447 4.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.4% were being purchased and 14.1% were rented.

Landlord type South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 405 30.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 162 12.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 752 55.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 29 2.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 30.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type South Gippsland (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,715 70.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,296 24.0 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 184 1.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in South Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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