2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Meeniyan

Code SSC26123 (SSC)
People 1,040
Male 527
Female 513
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 961
People born overseas 97
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 287
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 435
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $837
Median monthly mortgage repayment $867
Median weekly rent $80
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Meeniyan % Australia %
Total 1,040 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 527 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 513 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,040 people were usually resident in Meeniyan (State Suburbs): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Meeniyan % Australia %
People
0-4 years 64 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 173 16.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 133 12.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 387 37.2 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 150 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 133 12.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.8% of people usually resident in Meeniyan (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Meeniyan % Australia %
Australian citizenship 961 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 97 9.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Meeniyan (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.3% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Meeniyan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 473 58.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 71 8.8 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 49 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 210 26.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Meeniyan (State Suburbs) were married, 8.8% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 26.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Meeniyan % Australia %
Australia 884 85.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Meeniyan % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Meeniyan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 309 60.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 144 28.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 17 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 3.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 26 5.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 246 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 512 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 512 people aged 15 years and over in Meeniyan (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.4% worked full-time, 28.1% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 3.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.1% were unemployed. 246 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Meeniyan % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 466 --
Family 1,073 -- 1,171 --
Household 837 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Meeniyan (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $402, the median family income was $1,073 and the median household income was $837.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Meeniyan % Australia %
Couple family without children 120 41.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 134 46.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 30 10.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 287 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 287 families in Meeniyan (State Suburbs): of these 41.8% were couple families without children, 46.7% were couple families with children, 10.5% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Meeniyan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 393 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 435 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 393 occupied private dwellings were counted in Meeniyan (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Meeniyan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 389 99.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Meeniyan (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Meeniyan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 161 41.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 141 35.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 64 16.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Meeniyan (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 35.9% were owned with a mortgage and 16.3% were rented.

Landlord type Meeniyan % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 15 23.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 6 9.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 35 54.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 14.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Meeniyan (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 23.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 9.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 54.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Meeniyan % Australia %
Median weekly rent 80 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 867 -- 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 Meeniyan (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $80. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $867. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meeniyan % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 286 72.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 92 23.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Meeniyan (State Suburbs), 72.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 23.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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