2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Whitehorse (C)

Code LGA26980 (LGA)
People 139,549
Male 66,357
Female 73,192
Australian citizenship 122,975
People born overseas 37,905
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,202
Families 38,330
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 57,899
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Total 139,549 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 66,357 47.6 9,270,466 49.4
Female 73,192 52.4 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 243 0.2 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 139,549 people were counted in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,662 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 15,764 11.3 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 18,394 13.2 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 59,990 43.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 13,984 10.0 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 22,755 16.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 24,426 children aged 0-14 years and 36,739 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 122,975 88.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 37,905 27.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,202 0.9 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 122,975 people were Australian citizens, 37,905 were born overseas and 1,202 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60,521 52.6 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 10,490 9.1 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 8,448 7.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 35,660 31.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.6% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.1% were separated or divorced, 7.3% were widowed and 31.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Australia 95,948 68.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Whitehorse (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Whitehorse (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 43,030 61.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 21,546 30.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,657 2.4 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,518 5.0 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 41,681 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 69,751 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 69,751 people aged 15 years and over in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.7% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 41,681 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 14,012 36.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 18,142 47.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 5,303 13.8 762,632 15.4
Other family 873 2.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 38,330 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 38,330 families were counted: of these, 36.6% were couple families without children, 47.3% were couple families with children, 13.8% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 54,529 94.2 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 57,899 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 54,529 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 42,496 77.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,178 15.0 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,584 6.6 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 91 0.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 180 0.3 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 77.9% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 26,580 48.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 14,301 26.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 10,440 19.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,286 2.4 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,920 3.5 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.2% were being purchased and 19.1% were rented.

Landlord type Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5,469 52.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 1,042 10.0 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,793 36.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 137 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 52.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 10.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Whitehorse (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 37,866 69.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 13,358 24.5 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,975 3.6 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Whitehorse (C) (Local Government Areas), 69.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.6% 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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