2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ferny Creek

Code SSC21275 (SSC)
People 1,537
Male 789
Female 748
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 1,375
People born overseas 288
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 437
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 618
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,173
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $168
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People — demographics
People Ferny Creek % Australia %
Total 1,537 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 789 51.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 748 48.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,537 people were usually resident in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs): of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ferny Creek % Australia %
People
0-4 years 97 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 214 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 194 12.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 650 42.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 213 13.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 166 10.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.2% of people usually resident in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Ferny Creek % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,375 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 288 18.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 18.7% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ferny Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 643 52.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 149 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 46 3.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 382 31.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.8% were widowed and 31.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ferny Creek % Australia %
Australia 1,193 77.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ferny Creek % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ferny Creek % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ferny Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 452 56.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 260 32.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 33 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 24 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 37 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 369 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 806 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 806 people aged 15 years and over in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.1% worked full-time, 32.3% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 369 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ferny Creek % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ferny Creek % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 466 --
Family 1,357 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,173 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $530, the median family income was $1,357 and the median household income was $1,173.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Ferny Creek % Australia %
Couple family without children 163 37.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 209 47.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 65 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 437 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 437 families in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs): of these 37.3% were couple families without children, 47.8% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Ferny Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 557 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 618 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 557 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ferny Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 553 99.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ferny Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 212 38.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 278 49.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 43 7.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 49.9% were owned with a mortgage and 7.7% were rented.

Landlord type Ferny Creek % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 22 51.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 41.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 9.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ferny Creek % Australia %
Median weekly rent 168 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $168. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ferny Creek % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 433 77.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 98 17.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ferny Creek (State Suburbs), 77.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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