2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wendouree

Code SSC23116 (SSC)
People 10,752
Male 5,022
Female 5,730
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 9,640
People born overseas 799
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17
Families 2,767
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,726
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $624
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Wendouree % Australia %
Total 10,752 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,022 46.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,730 53.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 207 1.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,752 people were usually resident in Wendouree (State Suburbs): of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Of the total population 1.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Wendouree % Australia %
People
0-4 years 622 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,344 12.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,469 13.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,686 34.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,322 12.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,310 21.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Wendouree (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Wendouree % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,640 89.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 799 7.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 17 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.7% of people usually resident in Wendouree (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 7.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Wendouree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,897 44.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,119 12.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 849 9.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,927 33.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 44.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Wendouree (State Suburbs) were married, 12.7% were either separated or divorced, 9.7% were widowed and 33.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Wendouree % Australia %
Australia 9,046 84.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Wendouree % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wendouree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,201 54.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,149 28.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 167 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 105 2.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 386 9.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,050 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,008 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,008 people aged 15 years and over in Wendouree (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.9% worked full-time, 28.7% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.6% were unemployed. 4,050 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wendouree % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 338 -- 466 --
Family 791 -- 1,171 --
Household 624 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Wendouree (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $338, the median family income was $791 and the median household income was $624.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Wendouree % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,151 41.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 896 32.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 667 24.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 53 1.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,767 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,767 families in Wendouree (State Suburbs): of these 41.6% were couple families without children, 32.4% were couple families with children, 24.1% were one parent families and 1.9% 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 Wendouree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,425 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,726 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,425 occupied private dwellings were counted in Wendouree (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Wendouree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,859 87.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 0.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 526 11.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Wendouree (State Suburbs), 87.2% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Wendouree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,697 38.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 942 21.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,408 31.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 14 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 364 8.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Wendouree (State Suburbs), 38.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Landlord type Wendouree % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 644 45.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 487 34.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 252 17.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 23 1.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Wendouree (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 45.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 34.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 17.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Wendouree % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Wendouree (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wendouree % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,746 62.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,355 30.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 121 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Wendouree (State Suburbs), 62.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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