2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ascot Vale

Code SSC21029 (SSC)
People 12,398
Male 6,085
Female 6,313
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 10,213
People born overseas 3,382
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73
Families 3,013
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,700
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,063
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,600
Median weekly rent $160
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People — demographics
People Ascot Vale % Australia %
Total 12,398 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,085 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,313 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 12,398 people were usually resident in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ascot Vale % Australia %
People
0-4 years 818 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,277 10.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,706 13.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,079 49.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,103 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,415 11.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.9% of people usually resident in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Ascot Vale % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,213 82.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,382 27.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 73 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.4% of people usually resident in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 27.3% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ascot Vale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,218 40.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,184 11.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 571 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,333 42.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) were married, 11.5% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 42.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ascot Vale % Australia %
Australia 7,824 63.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ascot Vale % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ascot Vale % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ascot Vale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,925 61.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,628 25.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 210 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 162 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 447 7.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,999 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 6,372 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 6,372 people aged 15 years and over in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.6% worked full-time, 25.5% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 2,999 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ascot Vale % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ascot Vale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 466 --
Family 1,457 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,063 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $520, the median family income was $1,457 and the median household income was $1,063.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ascot Vale % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,052 34.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,298 43.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 548 18.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 115 3.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,013 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,013 families in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs): of these 34.9% were couple families without children, 43.1% were couple families with children, 18.2% were one parent families and 3.8% 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 Ascot Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,294 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,700 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,294 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ascot Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,707 51.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 836 15.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,722 32.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 0.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 51.1% were separate houses, 15.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ascot Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,397 26.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,409 26.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,919 36.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 555 10.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.2% were rented.

Landlord type Ascot Vale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 805 41.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 747 38.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 318 16.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 51 2.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 41.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 38.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 16.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ascot Vale % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,600 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ascot Vale % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,973 56.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,555 29.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 340 6.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 56.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.4% were single (or lone) person households and 6.4% 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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