2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Wyndham (C)

Code LGA27260 (LGA)
People 84,861
Male 42,530
Female 42,331
Australian citizenship 74,836
People born overseas 19,176
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 315
Families 22,716
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,152
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Total 84,861 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 42,530 50.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 42,331 49.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 541 0.6 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 84,861 people were counted in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wyndham (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,752 8.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 15,011 17.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 12,175 14.3 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 39,849 47.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 5,725 6.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 5,352 6.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 21,763 children aged 0-14 years and 11,077 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 74,836 88.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 19,176 22.6 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 315 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 74,836 people were Australian citizens, 19,176 were born overseas and 315 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wyndham (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34,655 54.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,459 10.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,502 4.0 919,904 6.2
Never married 19,482 30.9 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 54.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.2% were separated or divorced, 4.0% were widowed and 30.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Australia 61,330 72.3 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wyndham (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,228 62.8 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 11,631 27.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 1,199 2.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,693 6.5 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 19,302 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 41,751 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 41,751 people aged 15 years and over in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 62.8% worked full-time, 27.9% worked part-time, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 19,302 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,887 25.9 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 12,995 57.2 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 3,531 15.5 762,632 15.4
Other family 303 1.3 88,864 1.8
Total families 22,716 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 22,716 families were counted: of these, 25.9% were couple families without children, 57.2% were couple families with children, 15.5% 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 Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 27,808 95.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 29,152 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 27,808 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 25,129 90.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 775 2.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,407 5.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 191 0.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 306 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.4% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,838 35.4 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 11,576 41.6 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,666 16.8 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 529 1.9 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 1,200 4.3 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 35.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.6% were being purchased and 16.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,351 50.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 564 12.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,686 36.1 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 62 1.3 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 50.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.1% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Wyndham (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 22,349 80.4 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 4,139 14.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 567 2.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 80.4% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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