2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Swansea (L)

Code UCL617600 (UCL)
People 519
Male 254
Female 265
Australian citizenship 461
People born overseas 37
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 138
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Swansea (L) % Australia %
Total 519 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 254 48.9 9,270,466 49.4
Female 265 51.1 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 1.7 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 519 people were counted in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 1.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Swansea (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 5.0 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 48 9.2 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 34 6.6 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 204 39.3 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 70 13.5 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 156 30.1 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) there were 74 children aged 0-14 years and 226 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Swansea (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 461 88.8 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 37 7.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 2.1 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 461 people were Australian citizens, 37 were born overseas and 11 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Swansea (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 275 59.3 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 34 7.3 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 48 10.3 919,904 6.2
Never married 84 18.1 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 59.3% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 7.3% were separated or divorced, 10.3% were widowed and 18.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Swansea (L) % Australia %
Australia 435 83.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Swansea (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Swansea (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Swansea (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 83 49.7 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 67 40.1 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 5 3.0 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 12 7.2 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 233 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 167 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 167 people aged 15 years and over in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 49.7% worked full-time, 40.1% worked part-time, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.2% were unemployed. 233 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Swansea (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Swansea (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 87 63.0 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 39 28.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 12 8.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 0 0.0 88,864 1.8
Total families 138 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 138 families were counted: of these, 63.0% were couple families without children, 28.3% were couple families with children, 8.7% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Swansea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 243 69.6 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 349 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 243 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Swansea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 177 72.8 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 30 12.3 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 4.9 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 24 9.9 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 72.8% were separate houses, 12.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 9.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Swansea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 128 52.7 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 39 16.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 45 18.5 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 4 1.6 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 26 10.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 16.0% were being purchased and 18.5% were rented.

Landlord type Swansea (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 6.7 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 4 8.9 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 30 66.7 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 6.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 6.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 66.7% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Swansea (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 136 56.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 66 27.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 3 1.2 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Swansea (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 56.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.2% 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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