2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

West Wimmera (S)

Code LGA26890 (LGA)
People 4,546
Male 2,363
Female 2,183
Australian citizenship 4,349
People born overseas 201
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 1,295
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,258
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Total 4,546 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 2,363 52.0 9,270,466 49.4
Female 2,183 48.0 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 4,546 people were counted in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas): of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 273 6.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 705 15.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 386 8.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,789 39.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 540 11.9 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 854 18.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas) there were 978 children aged 0-14 years and 1,394 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,349 95.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 201 4.4 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 4,349 people were Australian citizens, 201 were born overseas and 5 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,199 61.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 274 7.7 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 320 9.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 775 21.7 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 7.7% were separated or divorced, 9.0% were widowed and 21.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Australia 4,168 91.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses West Wimmera (S) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) West Wimmera (S) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,472 65.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 610 27.3 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 79 3.5 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 77 3.4 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 1,246 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,238 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 2,238 people aged 15 years and over in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 65.8% worked full-time, 27.3% worked part-time, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.4% were unemployed. 1,246 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Couple family without children 579 44.7 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 573 44.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 119 9.2 762,632 15.4
Other family 24 1.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 1,295 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 1,295 families were counted: of these, 44.7% were couple families without children, 44.2% were couple families with children, 9.2% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,860 82.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,258 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 1,860 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,766 94.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 2.9 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.4 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 25 1.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 8 0.4 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.9% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,175 63.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 291 15.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 217 11.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 127 6.8 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 47 2.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 63.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.6% were being purchased and 11.7% were rented.

Landlord type West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 27 12.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 13 6.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 169 77.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 12.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 77.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type West Wimmera (S) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,291 69.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 496 26.7 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 25 1.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in West Wimmera (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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