2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Yarra (C)

Code LGA27350 (LGA)
People 67,052
Male 32,799
Female 34,253
Australian citizenship 55,105
People born overseas 19,570
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 966
Families 14,631
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,785
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Yarra (C) % Australia %
Total 67,052 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 32,799 48.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 34,253 51.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 291 0.4 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 67,052 people were counted in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Yarra (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,153 4.7 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 4,717 7.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 10,027 15.0 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 37,317 55.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 4,920 7.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,918 10.3 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas) there were 7,870 children aged 0-14 years and 11,838 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Yarra (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 55,105 82.2 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 19,570 29.2 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 966 1.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 55,105 people were Australian citizens, 19,570 were born overseas and 966 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Yarra (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,378 31.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,784 11.5 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,902 4.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 31,123 52.6 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.5% were separated or divorced, 4.9% were widowed and 52.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Yarra (C) % Australia %
Australia 41,690 62.2 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Yarra (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 25,064 64.0 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 10,262 26.2 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 753 1.9 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 3,094 7.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 15,498 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 39,173 -- 8,959,315 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 39,173 people aged 15 years and over in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.0% worked full-time, 26.2% worked part-time, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.9% were unemployed. 15,498 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Yarra (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,736 46.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 4,555 31.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 2,527 17.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 813 5.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 14,631 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 14,631 families were counted: of these, 46.0% were couple families without children, 31.1% were couple families with children, 17.3% were one parent families and 5.6% 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 Yarra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,090 91.8 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 32,785 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 30,090 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Yarra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,301 20.9 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12,704 42.2 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10,209 33.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 585 1.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 291 1.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.9% were separate houses, 42.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 33.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Yarra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,289 24.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,470 18.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 14,271 47.4 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 643 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,415 8.0 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.2% were being purchased and 47.4% were rented.

Landlord type Yarra (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 6,866 48.1 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 3,435 24.1 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,813 26.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 157 1.1 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 48.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Yarra (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 14,450 48.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 9,290 30.9 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 3,990 13.3 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Yarra (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.9% were single (or lone) person households and 13.3% 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

Back to Top