2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Dandenong

Code SSC21475 (SSC)
People 1,276
Male 642
Female 634
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 1,109
People born overseas 284
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 368
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 543
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,172
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $210
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Total 1,276 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 642 50.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 634 49.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,276 people were usually resident in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs): of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mount Dandenong % Australia %
People
0-4 years 89 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 172 13.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 122 9.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 515 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 220 17.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 159 12.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.5% of people usually resident in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,109 86.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 284 22.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 86.9% of people usually resident in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 22.3% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mount Dandenong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 569 56.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 151 14.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 49 4.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 247 24.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 56.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs) were married, 14.9% were either separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 24.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Australia 928 72.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Dandenong % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Dandenong % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mount Dandenong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 370 56.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 218 33.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 27 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 23 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 312 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 656 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 656 people aged 15 years and over in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.4% worked full-time, 33.2% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 312 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Dandenong % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 514 -- 466 --
Family 1,371 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,172 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $514, the median family income was $1,371 and the median household income was $1,172.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Couple family without children 154 41.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 171 46.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 40 10.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.8 89,686 1.7
Total families 368 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 368 families in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs): of these 41.8% were couple families without children, 46.5% were couple families with children, 10.9% were one parent families and 0.8% 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 Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 479 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 543 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 479 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 479 100.0 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 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 Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 189 39.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 210 43.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 37 7.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 8 1.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 7.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 43.8% were owned with a mortgage and 7.7% were rented.

Landlord type Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 30 81.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 9 24.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 81.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 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 Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Dandenong % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 358 74.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 82 17.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 9 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mount Dandenong (State Suburbs), 74.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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