2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Postal Areas

3741

Code POA3741 (POA)
People 2,684
Male 1,307
Female 1,377
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 2,401
People born overseas 445
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118
Families 688
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,083
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $647
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,005
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People 3741 % Australia %
Total 2,684 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,307 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,377 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,684 people were usually resident in 3741 (Postal Areas): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age 3741 % Australia %
People
0-4 years 117 4.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 321 12.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 231 8.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 989 36.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 419 15.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 605 22.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.3% of people usually resident in 3741 (Postal Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics 3741 % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,401 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 445 16.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 118 4.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in 3741 (Postal Areas) were Australian citizens, 16.6% were born overseas and 4.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status 3741 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,165 51.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 268 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 195 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 617 27.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in 3741 (Postal Areas) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 27.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth 3741 % Australia %
Australia 2,098 78.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses 3741 % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) 3741 % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 3741 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 675 56.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 378 31.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 54 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 36 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 48 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 930 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,191 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,191 people aged 15 years and over in 3741 (Postal Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 930 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation 3741 % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses 3741 % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 3741 % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 466 --
Family 850 -- 1,171 --
Household 647 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in 3741 (Postal Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $370, the median family income was $850 and the median household income was $647.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition 3741 % Australia %
Couple family without children 364 52.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 229 33.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 88 12.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 688 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 688 families in 3741 (Postal Areas): of these 52.9% were couple families without children, 33.3% were couple families with children, 12.8% were one parent families and 1.0% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type 3741 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,461 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,083 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,461 occupied private dwellings were counted in 3741 (Postal Areas).

Dwelling structure 3741 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 934 63.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 83 5.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 377 25.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 61 4.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 6 0.4 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in 3741 (Postal Areas), 63.9% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure 3741 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 499 34.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 298 20.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 485 33.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 58 4.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 122 8.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in 3741 (Postal Areas), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 33.2% were rented.

Landlord type 3741 % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 185 38.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 31 6.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 252 52.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in 3741 (Postal Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 52.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics 3741 % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,005 -- 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 3741 (Postal Areas), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,005. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 3741 % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 685 46.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 335 22.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 41 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in 3741 (Postal Areas), 46.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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