2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Chelsea Heights

Code SSC21165 (SSC)
People 5,125
Male 2,537
Female 2,588
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 4,529
People born overseas 1,307
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25
Families 1,420
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,964
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,072
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,213
Median weekly rent $185
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People — demographics
People Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Total 5,125 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,537 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,588 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,125 people were usually resident in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Chelsea Heights % Australia %
People
0-4 years 363 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 779 15.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 645 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,341 45.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 580 11.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 417 8.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.3% of people usually resident in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,529 88.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,307 25.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 25 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.4% of people usually resident in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 25.5% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Chelsea Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,100 52.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 493 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 156 3.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,232 30.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 30.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Australia 3,573 69.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Chelsea Heights % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chelsea Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,703 61.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 770 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 89 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 67 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 125 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,076 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,754 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,754 people aged 15 years and over in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.8% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 1,076 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chelsea Heights % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 495 -- 466 --
Family 1,192 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,072 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $495, the median family income was $1,192 and the median household income was $1,072.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Couple family without children 424 29.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 739 52.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 244 17.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,420 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,420 families in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs): of these 29.9% were couple families without children, 52.0% were couple families with children, 17.2% 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 Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,886 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,964 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,886 occupied private dwellings were counted in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,608 85.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 97 5.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 2.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 138 7.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), 85.3% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 7.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 567 30.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 911 48.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 309 16.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 92 4.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 48.3% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Landlord type Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 123 39.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 44 14.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 130 42.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 14.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 42.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,213 -- 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 Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,213. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chelsea Heights % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,390 73.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 394 20.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 31 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Chelsea Heights (State Suburbs), 73.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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