2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Heyfield

Code SSC25765 (SSC)
People 2,099
Male 1,020
Female 1,079
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 1,996
People born overseas 185
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 588
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 976
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $722
Median monthly mortgage repayment $769
Median weekly rent $120
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People — demographics
People Heyfield % Australia %
Total 2,099 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,020 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,079 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,099 people were usually resident in Heyfield (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Heyfield % Australia %
People
0-4 years 146 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 286 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 232 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 794 37.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 302 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 340 16.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Heyfield (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 30.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Heyfield % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,996 95.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 185 8.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.1% of people usually resident in Heyfield (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.8% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Heyfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 850 51.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 206 12.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 168 10.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 443 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Heyfield (State Suburbs) were married, 12.4% were either separated or divorced, 10.1% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Heyfield % Australia %
Australia 1,831 87.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Heyfield % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Heyfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 510 58.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 234 27.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 40 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 22 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 62 7.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 748 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 868 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 868 people aged 15 years and over in Heyfield (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.8% worked full-time, 27.0% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.1% were unemployed. 748 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Heyfield % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 352 -- 466 --
Family 947 -- 1,171 --
Household 722 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Heyfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $352, the median family income was $947 and the median household income was $722.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Heyfield % Australia %
Couple family without children 242 41.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 238 40.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 104 17.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 588 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 588 families in Heyfield (State Suburbs): of these 41.2% were couple families without children, 40.5% were couple families with children, 17.7% were one parent families and 0.7% 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 Heyfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 837 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 976 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 837 occupied private dwellings were counted in Heyfield (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Heyfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 789 94.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 1.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 16 1.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 13 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.4 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Heyfield (State Suburbs), 94.3% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Heyfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 333 39.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 311 37.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 155 18.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Heyfield (State Suburbs), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

Landlord type Heyfield % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 74 47.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 8.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 59 38.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 5.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Heyfield (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 38.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Heyfield % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 769 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Heyfield (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $769. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Heyfield % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 579 69.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 219 26.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 19 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Heyfield (State Suburbs), 69.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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