2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Berwick

Code SSC21077 (SSC)
People 36,419
Male 17,648
Female 18,771
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 31,707
People born overseas 8,266
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 153
Families 9,879
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,266
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,222
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,408
Median weekly rent $220
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Berwick % Australia %
Total 36,419 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 17,648 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 18,771 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 36,419 people were usually resident in Berwick (State Suburbs): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Berwick % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,907 8.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 6,124 16.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,669 12.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 16,377 45.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,818 7.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,525 9.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 24.8% of people usually resident in Berwick (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics Berwick % Australia %
Australian citizenship 31,707 87.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8,266 22.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 153 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.1% of people usually resident in Berwick (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Berwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,606 57.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,731 10.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,307 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,744 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Berwick (State Suburbs) were married, 10.0% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Berwick % Australia %
Australia 26,335 72.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Berwick % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Berwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,967 63.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 5,031 26.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 614 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 445 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 740 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,285 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 18,797 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 18,797 people aged 15 years and over in Berwick (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.7% worked full-time, 26.8% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 7,285 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Berwick % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 559 -- 466 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,222 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Berwick (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $559, the median family income was $1,375 and the median household income was $1,222.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Berwick % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,161 32.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 5,372 54.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,254 12.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 92 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 9,879 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 9,879 families in Berwick (State Suburbs): of these 32.0% were couple families without children, 54.4% were couple families with children, 12.7% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Berwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,493 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,266 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 12,493 occupied private dwellings were counted in Berwick (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Berwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,139 89.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 819 6.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 531 4.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Berwick (State Suburbs), 89.2% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Berwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,016 24.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 6,507 52.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 2,232 17.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 136 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 605 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Berwick (State Suburbs), 24.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 52.1% were owned with a mortgage and 17.9% were rented.

Landlord type Berwick % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,633 73.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 84 3.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 481 21.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 33 1.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Berwick (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Berwick % Australia %
Median weekly rent 220 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,408 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Berwick (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $220. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Berwick % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,751 78.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,079 16.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 295 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Berwick (State Suburbs), 78.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.6% 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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