2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Croydon Hills

Code SSC21205 (SSC)
People 5,399
Male 2,683
Female 2,716
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 4,969
People born overseas 749
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 1,480
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,730
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,515
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People Croydon Hills % Australia %
Total 5,399 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,683 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,716 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 5,399 people were usually resident in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Croydon Hills % Australia %
People
0-4 years 343 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,025 19.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 828 15.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,379 44.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 462 8.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 360 6.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.3% of people usually resident in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 15.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Croydon Hills % Australia %
Australian citizenship 4,969 92.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 749 13.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.0% of people usually resident in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 13.9% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Croydon Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,505 62.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 291 7.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 94 2.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,140 28.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) were married, 7.2% were either separated or divorced, 2.3% were widowed and 28.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Croydon Hills % Australia %
Australia 4,419 81.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Croydon Hills % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Croydon Hills % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Croydon Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,748 59.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 943 32.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 87 3.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 67 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 104 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 942 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,949 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,949 people aged 15 years and over in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.3% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 3.0% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 942 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Croydon Hills % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon Hills % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 562 -- 466 --
Family 1,601 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,515 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $562, the median family income was $1,601 and the median household income was $1,515.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon Hills % Australia %
Couple family without children 373 25.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 937 63.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 162 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,480 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,480 families in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs): of these 25.2% were couple families without children, 63.3% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 0.5% 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 Croydon Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,679 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,730 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,679 occupied private dwellings were counted in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Croydon Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,675 99.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 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 Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 99.8% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Croydon Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 576 34.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 919 54.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 122 7.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 3.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 54.7% were owned with a mortgage and 7.3% were rented.

Landlord type Croydon Hills % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 76 62.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 8 6.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 37 30.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 6.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 30.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Croydon Hills % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 3.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon Hills % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,466 87.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 150 8.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 0.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 87.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 8.9% were single (or lone) person households and 0.8% 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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