2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Healesville

Code SSC25751 (SSC)
People 6,566
Male 3,161
Female 3,405
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 5,763
People born overseas 962
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21
Families 1,749
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,788
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $781
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $155
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People — demographics
People Healesville % Australia %
Total 6,566 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 3,161 48.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 3,405 51.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 160 2.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 6,566 people were usually resident in Healesville (State Suburbs): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 2.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Healesville % Australia %
People
0-4 years 384 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 892 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 763 11.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,563 39.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 894 13.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,071 16.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.4% of people usually resident in Healesville (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Healesville % Australia %
Australian citizenship 5,763 87.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 962 14.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 21 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.8% of people usually resident in Healesville (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 14.7% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Healesville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,613 49.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 785 14.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 346 6.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,551 29.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Healesville (State Suburbs) were married, 14.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.5% were widowed and 29.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Healesville % Australia %
Australia 5,081 77.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Healesville % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Healesville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,682 57.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 908 30.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 113 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 82 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 155 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,970 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 2,940 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 2,940 people aged 15 years and over in Healesville (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.2% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 1,970 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Healesville % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 393 -- 466 --
Family 1,017 -- 1,171 --
Household 781 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $393, the median family income was $1,017 and the median household income was $781.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Healesville % Australia %
Couple family without children 681 38.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 731 41.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 315 18.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 22 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,749 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,749 families in Healesville (State Suburbs): of these 38.9% were couple families without children, 41.8% were couple families with children, 18.0% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Healesville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,541 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,788 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 2,541 occupied private dwellings were counted in Healesville (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Healesville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,278 89.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 42 1.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 198 7.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 23 0.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Healesville (State Suburbs), 89.6% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Healesville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 902 35.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 939 37.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 489 19.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 24 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 189 7.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.0% were owned with a mortgage and 19.2% were rented.

Landlord type Healesville % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 215 44.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 90 18.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 168 34.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 3.3 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Healesville % Australia %
Median weekly rent 155 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $155. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Healesville % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,723 67.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 609 24.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 68 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), 67.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.0% 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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