2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Wodonga (RC)

Code LGA27170 (LGA)
People 30,921
Male 15,258
Female 15,663
Australian citizenship 28,986
People born overseas 3,010
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 89
Families 8,193
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,115
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Total 30,921 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 15,258 49.3 9,270,466 49.4
Female 15,663 50.7 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 303 1.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 30,921 people were counted in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,418 7.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 5,071 16.4 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,939 16.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 13,314 43.1 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,342 7.6 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,837 9.2 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,489 children aged 0-14 years and 5,179 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 28,986 93.7 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 3,010 9.7 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 89 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 28,986 people were Australian citizens, 3,010 were born overseas and 89 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,882 50.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,728 11.6 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,230 5.2 919,904 6.2
Never married 7,593 32.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 50.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.6% were separated or divorced, 5.2% were widowed and 32.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Australia 26,544 85.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,044 59.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 4,550 30.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 345 2.3 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 1,187 7.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 7,555 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 15,126 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 15,126 people aged 15 years and over in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.8% worked full-time, 30.1% worked part-time, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.8% were unemployed. 7,555 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,779 33.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,877 47.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,431 17.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 106 1.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 8,193 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 8,193 families were counted: of these, 33.9% were couple families without children, 47.3% were couple families with children, 17.5% 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 Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,358 93.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 12,115 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 11,358 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,348 82.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 840 7.4 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 995 8.8 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 95 0.8 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 80 0.7 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 82.3% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,498 30.8 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,620 31.9 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,688 32.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 179 1.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 377 3.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.9% were being purchased and 32.5% were rented.

Landlord type Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,610 43.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 963 26.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,080 29.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 39 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 43.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wodonga (RC) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 8,138 71.6 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 2,453 21.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 481 4.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 71.6% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.6% were single (or lone) person households and 4.2% 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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