2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Alphington

Code SSC21015 (SSC)
People 4,483
Male 2,168
Female 2,315
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 4,025
People born overseas 929
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50
Families 1,133
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,896
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,258
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,500
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Alphington % Australia %
Total 4,483 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,168 48.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,315 51.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,483 people were usually resident in Alphington (State Suburbs): of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Alphington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 291 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 567 12.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 546 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,144 47.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 432 9.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 502 11.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.1% of people usually resident in Alphington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Alphington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,025 89.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 929 20.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 50 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.8% of people usually resident in Alphington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 20.7% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Alphington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,605 44.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 389 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 206 5.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,425 39.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Alphington (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 5.7% were widowed and 39.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Alphington % Australia %
Australia 3,333 74.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Alphington % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alphington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,519 61.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 744 30.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 77 3.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 53 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 72 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 980 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,465 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,465 people aged 15 years and over in Alphington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.6% worked full-time, 30.2% worked part-time, 3.1% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 980 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Alphington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 623 -- 466 --
Family 1,845 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,258 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Alphington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $623, the median family income was $1,845 and the median household income was $1,258.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Alphington % Australia %
Couple family without children 359 31.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 609 53.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 143 12.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,133 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,133 families in Alphington (State Suburbs): of these 31.7% were couple families without children, 53.8% were couple families with children, 12.6% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Alphington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,768 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,896 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,768 occupied private dwellings were counted in Alphington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Alphington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,126 63.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 250 14.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 381 21.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Alphington (State Suburbs), 63.7% were separate houses, 14.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 21.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Alphington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 602 34.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 571 32.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 497 28.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 98 5.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Alphington (State Suburbs), 34.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.3% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Landlord type Alphington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 316 63.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 42 8.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 131 26.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Alphington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 63.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Alphington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,500 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Alphington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alphington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,120 63.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 491 27.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 85 4.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Alphington (State Suburbs), 63.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.8% 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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