2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Whittlesea (C)

Code LGA27070 (LGA)
People 113,784
Male 56,708
Female 57,076
Australian citizenship 101,891
People born overseas 38,277
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 298
Families 31,146
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 36,906
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Total 113,784 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 56,708 49.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 57,076 50.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 689 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 113,784 people were counted in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,498 7.5 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 17,738 15.6 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 17,189 15.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 51,794 45.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 9,518 8.4 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 9,047 8.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 26,236 children aged 0-14 years and 18,565 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 101,891 89.5 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 38,277 33.6 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 298 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 101,891 people were Australian citizens, 38,277 were born overseas and 298 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50,582 57.8 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 7,006 8.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 3,610 4.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 26,346 30.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 57.8% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 8.0% were separated or divorced, 4.1% were widowed and 30.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Australia 69,686 61.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 33,289 61.9 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 14,402 26.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,994 3.7 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 4,074 7.6 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 30,996 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 53,759 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 53,759 people aged 15 years and over in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 61.9% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 3.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.6% were unemployed. 30,996 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,745 24.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 18,669 59.9 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 4,322 13.9 762,632 15.4
Other family 410 1.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 31,146 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 31,146 families were counted: of these, 24.9% were couple families without children, 59.9% were couple families with children, 13.9% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 35,607 96.5 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 36,906 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 35,607 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 32,748 92.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,468 4.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,173 3.3 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 57 0.2 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 161 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.0% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,041 47.9 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10,715 30.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 5,444 15.3 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 829 2.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,574 4.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.1% were being purchased and 15.3% were rented.

Landlord type Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3,012 55.3 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 505 9.3 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,846 33.9 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 75 1.4 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 55.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 33.9% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Whittlesea (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 30,248 84.9 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,028 11.3 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 629 1.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Whittlesea (C) (Local Government Areas), 84.9% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 11.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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