2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Tecoma

Code SSC21663 (SSC)
People 2,189
Male 1,097
Female 1,092
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 1,957
People born overseas 340
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 582
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 877
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,101
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,200
Median weekly rent $173
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People — demographics
People Tecoma % Australia %
Total 2,189 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,097 50.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,092 49.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,189 people were usually resident in Tecoma (State Suburbs): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 0.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tecoma % Australia %
People
0-4 years 139 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 303 13.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 338 15.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,010 46.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 223 10.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 176 8.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.2% of people usually resident in Tecoma (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 18.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Tecoma % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,957 89.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 340 15.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.4% of people usually resident in Tecoma (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.5% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tecoma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 781 44.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 254 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 79 4.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 636 36.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tecoma (State Suburbs) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 4.5% were widowed and 36.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tecoma % Australia %
Australia 1,726 78.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tecoma % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tecoma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 709 60.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 358 30.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 31 2.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 25 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 55 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 477 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,178 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,178 people aged 15 years and over in Tecoma (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.2% worked full-time, 30.4% worked part-time, 2.6% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 477 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tecoma % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 521 -- 466 --
Family 1,349 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,101 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tecoma (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $521, the median family income was $1,349 and the median household income was $1,101.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Tecoma % Australia %
Couple family without children 165 28.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 306 52.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 108 18.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 582 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 582 families in Tecoma (State Suburbs): of these 28.4% were couple families without children, 52.6% were couple families with children, 18.6% 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 Tecoma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 831 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 877 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 831 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tecoma (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Tecoma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 742 89.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 25 3.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 64 7.7 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 Tecoma (State Suburbs), 89.3% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tecoma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 220 26.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 427 51.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 128 15.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 13 1.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 44 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 26.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 51.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.4% were rented.

Landlord type Tecoma % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 64 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 34 26.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 30 23.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tecoma (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 23.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tecoma % Australia %
Median weekly rent 173 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,200 -- 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 Tecoma (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $173. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tecoma % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 574 69.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 198 23.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 23 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tecoma (State Suburbs), 69.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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