2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cranbourne

Code SSC21189 (SSC)
People 14,749
Male 7,305
Female 7,444
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 12,584
People born overseas 2,958
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33
Families 3,979
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,928
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $865
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $165
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Cranbourne % Australia %
Total 14,749 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 7,305 49.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 7,444 50.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 157 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 14,749 people were usually resident in Cranbourne (State Suburbs): of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Cranbourne % Australia %
People
0-4 years 993 6.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,159 14.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,247 15.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,223 42.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,569 10.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,558 10.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Cranbourne (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Cranbourne % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,584 85.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,958 20.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 33 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.3% of people usually resident in Cranbourne (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 20.1% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Cranbourne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,053 43.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,753 15.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 634 5.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 4,158 35.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 43.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Cranbourne (State Suburbs) were married, 15.1% were either separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 35.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Cranbourne % Australia %
Australia 10,812 73.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Cranbourne % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cranbourne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,354 60.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,892 26.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 212 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 212 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 484 6.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,747 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 7,154 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 7,154 people aged 15 years and over in Cranbourne (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.9% worked full-time, 26.4% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.8% were unemployed. 3,747 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cranbourne % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 466 --
Family 1,034 -- 1,171 --
Household 865 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $430, the median family income was $1,034 and the median household income was $865.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Cranbourne % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,217 30.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,745 43.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 961 24.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 56 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,979 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,979 families in Cranbourne (State Suburbs): of these 30.6% were couple families without children, 43.9% were couple families with children, 24.2% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Cranbourne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,606 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,928 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,606 occupied private dwellings were counted in Cranbourne (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Cranbourne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,555 81.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 228 4.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 816 14.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 7 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), 81.3% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Cranbourne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,433 25.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,317 41.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,493 26.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 348 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), 25.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 41.3% were owned with a mortgage and 26.6% were rented.

Landlord type Cranbourne % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 880 58.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 236 15.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 352 23.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 27 1.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 58.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Cranbourne % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cranbourne % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,901 69.6 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,352 24.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 165 2.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Cranbourne (State Suburbs), 69.6% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.9% 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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