2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ardeer

Code SSC21023 (SSC)
People 2,582
Male 1,302
Female 1,280
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,126
People born overseas 1,148
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 660
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,115
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $680
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $162
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ardeer % Australia %
Total 2,582 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,302 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,280 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,582 people were usually resident in Ardeer (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ardeer % Australia %
People
0-4 years 161 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 277 10.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 298 11.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,053 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 287 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 506 19.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.0% of people usually resident in Ardeer (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Ardeer % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,126 82.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,148 44.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.3% of people usually resident in Ardeer (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 44.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ardeer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 968 45.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 272 12.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 190 8.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 712 33.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 45.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ardeer (State Suburbs) were married, 12.7% were either separated or divorced, 8.9% were widowed and 33.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ardeer % Australia %
Australia 1,179 45.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ardeer % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ardeer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 575 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 223 22.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 26 2.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 43 4.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 113 11.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 997 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 980 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 980 people aged 15 years and over in Ardeer (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 22.8% worked part-time, 2.7% were away from work, 4.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.5% were unemployed. 997 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ardeer % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 288 -- 466 --
Family 825 -- 1,171 --
Household 680 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ardeer (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $288, the median family income was $825 and the median household income was $680.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ardeer % Australia %
Couple family without children 216 32.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 271 41.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 153 23.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 20 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 660 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 660 families in Ardeer (State Suburbs): of these 32.7% were couple families without children, 41.1% were couple families with children, 23.2% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Ardeer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,014 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,115 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,014 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ardeer (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ardeer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 930 91.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 43 4.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 41 4.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 91.7% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ardeer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 452 44.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 253 25.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 215 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 93 9.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 44.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ardeer % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 76 35.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 9 4.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 119 55.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 6.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ardeer (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 35.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 4.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 55.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ardeer % Australia %
Median weekly rent 162 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 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 Ardeer (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $162. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ardeer % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 632 62.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 280 27.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 34 3.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 62.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.6% 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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