2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Southern Grampians (S)

Code LGA26260 (LGA)
People 16,484
Male 8,141
Female 8,343
Australian citizenship 15,626
People born overseas 913
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25
Families 4,446
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,410
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Total 16,484 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 8,141 49.4 9,270,466 49.4
Female 8,343 50.6 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 99 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 16,484 people were counted in Southern Grampians (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 Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,009 6.1 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,480 15.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 1,917 11.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 6,418 38.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,770 10.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,890 17.5 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 3,489 children aged 0-14 years and 4,660 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 15,626 94.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 913 5.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 15,626 people were Australian citizens, 913 were born overseas and 25 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,408 57.0 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,087 8.4 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,177 9.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 3,324 25.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.0% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.4% were separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 25.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Australia 14,841 90.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,719 61.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,319 30.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 216 2.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 393 5.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 4,820 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 7,647 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 7,647 people aged 15 years and over in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 30.3% worked part-time, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 4,820 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,919 43.2 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 1,951 43.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 525 11.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 51 1.1 88,864 1.8
Total families 4,446 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 4,446 families were counted: of these, 43.2% were couple families without children, 43.9% were couple families with children, 11.8% 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 Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,502 87.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 7,410 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 6,502 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,104 93.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 57 0.9 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 228 3.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 89 1.4 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 24 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.9% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,554 54.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,350 20.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,118 17.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 278 4.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 197 3.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.8% were being purchased and 17.2% were rented.

Landlord type Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 297 26.6 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 217 19.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 589 52.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 11 1.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 26.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Southern Grampians (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,433 68.2 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,810 27.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 138 2.1 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Southern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 68.2% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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