2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Little River

Code SSC26021 (SSC)
People 1,744
Male 896
Female 848
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 1,517
People born overseas 283
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20
Families 466
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 596
Average people per household 3.0
Median weekly household income $1,240
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,394
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Little River % Australia %
Total 1,744 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 896 51.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 848 48.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,744 people were usually resident in Little River (State Suburbs): of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Little River % Australia %
People
0-4 years 114 6.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 283 16.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 243 13.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 758 43.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 210 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 136 7.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people usually resident in Little River (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 19.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Little River % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,517 87.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 283 16.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 20 1.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.0% of people usually resident in Little River (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.2% were born overseas and 1.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Little River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 782 58.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 133 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 37 2.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 397 29.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Little River (State Suburbs) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 2.7% were widowed and 29.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Little River % Australia %
Australia 1,333 76.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Little River % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Little River % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Little River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 527 61.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 240 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 34 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 26 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 30 3.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 401 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 857 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 857 people aged 15 years and over in Little River (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 61.5% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.5% were unemployed. 401 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Little River % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Little River % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 466 --
Family 1,403 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,240 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Little River (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $480, the median family income was $1,403 and the median household income was $1,240.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Little River % Australia %
Couple family without children 156 33.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 270 57.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 40 8.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 466 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 466 families in Little River (State Suburbs): of these 33.5% were couple families without children, 57.9% were couple families with children, 8.6% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Little River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 559 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 596 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 559 occupied private dwellings were counted in Little River (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Little River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 543 97.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 5 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 Little River (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Little River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 206 36.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 260 46.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 50 8.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 7.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Little River (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 46.5% were owned with a mortgage and 8.9% were rented.

Landlord type Little River % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 30.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 27 54.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 12.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Little River (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Little River % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,394 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Little River (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,394. The average people per household was 3.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Little River % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 458 81.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 67 12.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 1.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Little River (State Suburbs), 81.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 12.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.1% 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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