2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Stonnington (C)

Code LGA26350 (LGA)
People 89,883
Male 43,173
Female 46,710
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 71,333
People born overseas 24,402
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,174
Families 20,861
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 44,960
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,346
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,950
Median weekly rent $245
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Total 89,883 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 43,173 48.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 46,710 52.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 168 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 89,883 people were usually resident in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Stonnington (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,387 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 7,593 8.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 13,026 14.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 42,583 47.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 9,467 10.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 12,827 14.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 13.3% of people usually resident in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 71,333 79.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 24,402 27.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 1,174 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 79.4% of people usually resident in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 27.1% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Stonnington (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 31,707 40.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 7,276 9.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4,169 5.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 34,751 44.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 9.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.4% were widowed and 44.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Australia 56,933 63.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

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

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

People — employment
Employment Stonnington (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 31,480 64.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 13,124 26.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,617 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 915 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 2,012 4.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 21,426 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 49,148 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 49,148 people aged 15 years and over in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 64.1% worked full-time, 26.7% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.1% were unemployed. 21,426 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stonnington (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 726 -- 466 --
Family 2,014 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,346 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $726, the median family income was $2,014 and the median household income was $1,346.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,384 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 8,338 40.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 2,343 11.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 796 3.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 20,861 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 20,861 families in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 40.0% were couple families with children, 11.2% were one parent families and 3.8% 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 Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 40,655 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 44,960 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 40,655 occupied private dwellings were counted in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 15,359 37.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,718 16.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 18,396 45.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 175 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.8% were separate houses, 16.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 45.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,816 29.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 8,832 21.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 15,638 38.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 214 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4,158 10.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.7% were owned with a mortgage and 38.5% were rented.

Landlord type Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 10,847 69.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 1,237 7.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3,209 20.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 345 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 69.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 20.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 245 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,950 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $245. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stonnington (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 20,706 50.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 12,817 31.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3,465 8.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 50.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.5% were single (or lone) person households and 8.5% 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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