2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Avondale Heights

Code SSC21041 (SSC)
People 11,079
Male 5,388
Female 5,691
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 9,808
People born overseas 4,617
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29
Families 3,190
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,237
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $948
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,400
Median weekly rent $200
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People — demographics
People Avondale Heights % Australia %
Total 11,079 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,388 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,691 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,079 people were usually resident in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Avondale Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 512 4.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,107 10.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,377 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,294 38.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,557 14.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,232 20.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.6% of people usually resident in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Avondale Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,808 88.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,617 41.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 29 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.5% of people usually resident in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 41.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Avondale Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,304 56.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 646 6.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 705 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,808 29.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 6.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 29.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Avondale Heights % Australia %
Australia 5,810 52.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Avondale Heights % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Avondale Heights % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Avondale Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,063 61.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,323 26.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 150 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 215 4.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 257 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,949 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,008 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,008 people aged 15 years and over in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.2% worked full-time, 26.4% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 4.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 3,949 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Avondale Heights % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Avondale Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 366 -- 466 --
Family 1,082 -- 1,171 --
Household 948 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $366, the median family income was $1,082 and the median household income was $948.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Avondale Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,202 37.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,504 47.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 416 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 68 2.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,190 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,190 families in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs): of these 37.7% were couple families without children, 47.1% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 2.1% 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 Avondale Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,021 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,237 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,021 occupied private dwellings were counted in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Avondale Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,637 90.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 249 6.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 120 3.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 11 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 4 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), 90.5% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Avondale Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,233 55.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 935 23.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 579 14.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 267 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), 55.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 14.4% were rented.

Landlord type Avondale Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 355 61.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 35 6.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 168 29.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 22 3.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Avondale Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,400 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avondale Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,096 77.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 714 17.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 95 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Avondale Heights (State Suburbs), 77.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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