2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Statistical Subdivisions

Wodonga

Code 24505 (SSD)
People 46,565
Male 22,966
Female 23,599
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 43,471
People born overseas 4,223
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 114
Families 12,500
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,935
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $987
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,127
Median weekly rent $162
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People — demographics
People Wodonga % Australia %
Total 46,565 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 22,966 49.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 23,599 50.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 550 1.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 46,565 people were usually resident in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Of the total population 1.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wodonga % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,104 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 7,094 15.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 6,614 14.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 19,055 40.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 5,147 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,550 11.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.9% of people usually resident in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 23.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Wodonga % Australia %
Australian citizenship 43,471 93.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,223 9.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 114 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.4% of people usually resident in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 9.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wodonga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,503 50.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 4,430 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,078 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 11,352 31.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 31.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wodonga % Australia %
Australia 40,348 86.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wodonga % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wodonga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 14,189 60.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 6,775 28.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 896 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 560 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,125 4.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 11,418 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 23,545 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 23,545 people aged 15 years and over in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 60.3% worked full-time, 28.8% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.8% were unemployed. 11,418 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wodonga % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 467 -- 466 --
Family 1,131 -- 1,171 --
Household 987 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $467, the median family income was $1,131 and the median household income was $987.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wodonga % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,703 37.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 5,565 44.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,078 16.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 154 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 12,500 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 12,500 families in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 37.6% were couple families without children, 44.5% were couple families with children, 16.6% were one parent families and 1.2% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Wodonga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 17,376 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 18,935 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 17,376 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Wodonga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,879 85.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,138 6.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,117 6.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 237 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 5 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), 85.6% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wodonga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,337 30.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,279 36.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,967 28.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 92 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 699 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Landlord type Wodonga % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,392 48.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,044 21.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,404 28.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 131 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 48.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 28.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wodonga % Australia %
Median weekly rent 162 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,127 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $162. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,127. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wodonga % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 12,395 71.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,936 22.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 599 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wodonga (Statistical Subdivisions), 71.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.7% were single (or lone) person households and 3.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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