2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Swan Hill (RC)

Code LGA26610 (LGA)
People 20,637
Male 10,358
Female 10,279
Australian citizenship 18,947
People born overseas 1,765
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73
Families 5,339
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,468
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Total 20,637 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 10,358 50.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 10,279 49.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 839 4.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 20,637 people were counted in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Of the total population 4.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,570 7.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,349 16.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 2,625 12.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 8,236 39.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 1,948 9.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,909 14.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas) there were 4,919 children aged 0-14 years and 4,857 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 18,947 91.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 1,765 8.6 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 18,947 people were Australian citizens, 1,765 were born overseas and 73 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,715 55.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,434 9.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,193 7.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 4,370 27.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 55.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.1% were separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 27.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Australia 17,729 85.9 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,970 63.2 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 2,588 27.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 383 4.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 505 5.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 5,551 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 9,446 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 9,446 people aged 15 years and over in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 63.2% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 4.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 5,551 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,030 38.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,530 47.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 713 13.4 762,632 15.4
Other family 66 1.2 88,864 1.8
Total families 5,339 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 5,339 families were counted: of these, 38.0% were couple families without children, 47.4% were couple families with children, 13.4% 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 Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,670 90.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 8,468 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 7,670 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,633 86.5 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 101 1.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 556 7.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 327 4.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 53 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 86.5% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 4.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,440 44.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,614 21.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,945 25.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 313 4.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 354 4.6 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.0% were being purchased and 25.4% were rented.

Landlord type Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 619 31.8 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 416 21.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 870 44.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 38 2.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 31.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Swan Hill (RC) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 5,294 69.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,851 24.1 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 211 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Swan Hill (RC) (Local Government Areas), 69.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.1% 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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