2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Wangaratta (RC)

Code LGA26700 (LGA)
People 25,608
Male 12,441
Female 13,167
Australian citizenship 24,220
People born overseas 2,211
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 59
Families 6,969
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,860
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Total 25,608 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 12,441 48.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 13,167 51.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 149 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 25,608 people were counted in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,588 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,872 15.1 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 3,082 12.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 10,297 40.2 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,690 10.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,080 15.9 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas) there were 5,460 children aged 0-14 years and 6,770 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 24,220 94.6 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 2,211 8.6 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 59 0.2 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 24,220 people were Australian citizens, 2,211 were born overseas and 59 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,995 54.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 1,931 9.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,626 8.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 5,589 27.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 54.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.6% were separated or divorced, 8.1% were widowed and 27.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Australia 22,240 86.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,299 60.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,784 31.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 368 3.0 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 717 5.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 7,362 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,168 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 12,168 people aged 15 years and over in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 60.0% worked full-time, 31.1% worked part-time, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 7,362 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,766 39.7 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,084 44.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,018 14.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 101 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,969 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 6,969 families were counted: of these, 39.7% were couple families without children, 44.3% were couple families with children, 14.6% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,007 92.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,860 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 10,007 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,809 88.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 201 2.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 727 7.3 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 189 1.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 81 0.8 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 88.0% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,655 46.5 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,588 25.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,155 21.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 257 2.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 347 3.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 46.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.9% were being purchased and 21.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 733 34.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 469 21.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 920 42.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 34 1.6 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 34.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wangaratta (RC) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,936 69.3 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,546 25.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 272 2.7 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wangaratta (RC) (Local Government Areas), 69.3% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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