2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Essendon North

Code SSC21263 (SSC)
People 2,016
Male 961
Female 1,055
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,722
People born overseas 449
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9
Families 492
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 954
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,034
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,358
Median weekly rent $190
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People — demographics
People Essendon North % Australia %
Total 2,016 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 961 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,055 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,016 people were usually resident in Essendon North (State Suburbs): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Essendon North % Australia %
People
0-4 years 113 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 203 10.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 218 10.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 925 45.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 175 8.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 382 18.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.7% of people usually resident in Essendon North (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Essendon North % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,722 85.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 449 22.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 9 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.4% of people usually resident in Essendon North (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Essendon North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 751 44.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 217 12.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 149 8.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 580 34.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Essendon North (State Suburbs) were married, 12.8% were either separated or divorced, 8.8% were widowed and 34.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Essendon North % Australia %
Australia 1,420 70.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Essendon North % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Essendon North % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Essendon North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 643 63.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 268 26.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 36 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 14 1.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 47 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 561 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,008 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,008 people aged 15 years and over in Essendon North (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 63.8% worked full-time, 26.6% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 1.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 561 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Essendon North % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Essendon North % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 512 -- 466 --
Family 1,287 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,034 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $512, the median family income was $1,287 and the median household income was $1,034.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Essendon North % Australia %
Couple family without children 193 39.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 214 43.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 77 15.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 8 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 492 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 492 families in Essendon North (State Suburbs): of these 39.2% were couple families without children, 43.5% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Essendon North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 858 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 954 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 858 occupied private dwellings were counted in Essendon North (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Essendon North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 413 48.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 170 19.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 272 31.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 48.1% were separate houses, 19.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Essendon North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 302 35.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 228 26.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 255 29.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 9 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 64 7.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 35.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Landlord type Essendon North % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 187 73.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 10 3.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 55 21.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 73.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 3.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Essendon North % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,358 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,358. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Essendon North % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 492 57.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 297 34.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 28 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 57.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 34.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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

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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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