2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Aspendale Gardens

Code SSC21037 (SSC)
People 6,383
Male 3,164
Female 3,219
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 5,663
People born overseas 1,969
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31
Families 1,733
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,010
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,436
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,408
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Total 6,383 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,164 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,219 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,383 people were usually resident in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
People
0-4 years 541 8.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,161 18.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 829 13.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,018 47.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 499 7.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 336 5.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 26.7% of people usually resident in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 13.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,663 88.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,969 30.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.7% of people usually resident in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 30.8% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,983 63.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 345 7.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 106 2.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,244 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs) were married, 7.4% were either separated or divorced, 2.3% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Australia 4,093 64.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Aspendale Gardens % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Aspendale Gardens % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,106 63.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 911 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 96 2.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 98 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 115 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,175 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,326 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,326 people aged 15 years and over in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.3% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 2.9% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 1,175 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 466 --
Family 1,481 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,436 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $548, the median family income was $1,481 and the median household income was $1,436.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Couple family without children 410 23.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,146 66.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 159 9.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 18 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,733 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,733 families in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs): of these 23.7% were couple families without children, 66.1% were couple families with children, 9.2% 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 Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,951 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,010 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,951 occupied private dwellings were counted in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,833 94.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 39 2.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 76 3.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), 94.0% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 531 27.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,150 58.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 166 8.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), 27.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 58.9% were owned with a mortgage and 8.5% were rented.

Landlord type Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 105 63.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 16 9.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 45 27.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 63.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,408 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408. The average people per household was 3.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Aspendale Gardens % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,692 86.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 178 9.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Aspendale Gardens (State Suburbs), 86.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 9.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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