2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Black Rock

Code SSC21081 (SSC)
People 5,796
Male 2,739
Female 3,057
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 5,092
People born overseas 1,186
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31
Families 1,598
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,589
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,391
Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000
Median weekly rent $272
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Black Rock % Australia %
Total 5,796 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,739 47.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,057 52.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,796 people were usually resident in Black Rock (State Suburbs): of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Black Rock % Australia %
People
0-4 years 333 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 670 11.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 632 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,221 38.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 811 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,129 19.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.3% of people usually resident in Black Rock (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Black Rock % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,092 87.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,186 20.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 31 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.9% of people usually resident in Black Rock (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 20.5% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Black Rock % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,732 57.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 468 9.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 360 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,231 25.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Black Rock (State Suburbs) were married, 9.8% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 25.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Black Rock % Australia %
Australia 4,308 74.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Black Rock % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Black Rock % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Black Rock % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,678 57.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 991 34.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 109 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 53 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 85 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,628 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,916 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,916 people aged 15 years and over in Black Rock (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.5% worked full-time, 34.0% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 1,628 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Black Rock % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Black Rock % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 637 -- 466 --
Family 1,847 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,391 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Black Rock (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $637, the median family income was $1,847 and the median household income was $1,391.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Black Rock % Australia %
Couple family without children 646 40.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 745 46.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 188 11.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 19 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,598 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,598 families in Black Rock (State Suburbs): of these 40.4% were couple families without children, 46.6% were couple families with children, 11.8% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Black Rock % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,329 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,589 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,329 occupied private dwellings were counted in Black Rock (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Black Rock % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,501 64.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 387 16.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 415 17.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 26 1.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Black Rock (State Suburbs), 64.4% were separate houses, 16.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Black Rock % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,078 46.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 682 29.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 429 18.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 133 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Black Rock (State Suburbs), 46.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 18.4% were rented.

Landlord type Black Rock % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 297 69.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 116 27.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 15 3.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Black Rock (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 69.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Black Rock % Australia %
Median weekly rent 272 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 2,000 -- 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 Black Rock (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $272. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Black Rock % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,581 67.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 605 26.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 49 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Black Rock (State Suburbs), 67.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.0% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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