2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Longford

Code UCL610200 (UCL)
People 2,826
Male 1,376
Female 1,450
Australian citizenship 2,630
People born overseas 196
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 796
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,225
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Longford % Australia %
Total 2,826 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 1,376 48.7 9,270,466 49.4
Female 1,450 51.3 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 65 2.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 2,826 people were counted in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 2.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Longford % Australia %
People
0-4 years 192 6.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 445 15.7 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 296 10.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 1,158 41.0 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 277 9.8 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 447 15.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 637 children aged 0-14 years and 724 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Longford % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,630 93.1 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 196 6.9 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.3 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 2,630 people were Australian citizens, 196 were born overseas and 9 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,222 56.1 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 214 9.8 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 188 8.6 919,904 6.2
Never married 553 25.4 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.1% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 9.8% were separated or divorced, 8.6% were widowed and 25.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Longford % Australia %
Australia 2,477 87.7 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Longford % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Longford % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 633 54.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 377 32.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 35 3.0 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 118 10.1 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 926 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,163 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 1,163 people aged 15 years and over in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.4% worked full-time, 32.4% worked part-time, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 10.1% were unemployed. 926 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Longford % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Longford % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Longford % Australia %
Couple family without children 316 39.7 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 375 47.1 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 100 12.6 762,632 15.4
Other family 5 0.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 796 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 796 families were counted: of these, 39.7% were couple families without children, 47.1% were couple families with children, 12.6% were one parent families and 0.6% 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 Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,140 93.1 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,225 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 1,140 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,031 90.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 54 4.7 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 25 2.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 19 1.7 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 11 1.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.4% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 503 44.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 320 28.1 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 247 21.7 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 31 2.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 33 2.9 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 44.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.1% were being purchased and 21.7% were rented.

Landlord type Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 42 17.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 90 36.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 114 46.2 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 17.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 36.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 46.2% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Longford % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 792 69.5 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 299 26.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 23 2.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.5% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% 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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