2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Metung

Code SSC26157 (SSC)
People 1,207
Male 608
Female 599
Median age 53
Australian citizenship 1,120
People born overseas 183
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 365
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 901
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $705
Median monthly mortgage repayment $975
Median weekly rent $170
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Metung % Australia %
Total 1,207 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 608 50.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 599 49.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,207 people were usually resident in Metung (State Suburbs): of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Metung % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 3.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 142 11.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 78 6.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 369 30.6 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 260 21.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 313 25.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 53 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.5% of people usually resident in Metung (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 47.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 53 years.

Selected characteristics Metung % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,120 92.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 183 15.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.8% of people usually resident in Metung (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 15.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Metung % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 650 63.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 116 11.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 64 6.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 192 18.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 63.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Metung (State Suburbs) were married, 11.4% were either separated or divorced, 6.3% were widowed and 18.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Metung % Australia %
Australia 959 79.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Metung % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Metung % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 254 48.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 211 40.2 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 28 5.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 21 4.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 462 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 525 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 525 people aged 15 years and over in Metung (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 48.4% worked full-time, 40.2% worked part-time, 5.3% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.0% were unemployed. 462 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Metung % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 466 --
Family 892 -- 1,171 --
Household 705 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Metung (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 $892 and the median household income was $705.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Metung % Australia %
Couple family without children 243 66.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 81 22.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 41 11.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 365 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 365 families in Metung (State Suburbs): of these 66.6% were couple families without children, 22.2% were couple families with children, 11.2% 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 Metung % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 524 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 901 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 524 occupied private dwellings were counted in Metung (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Metung % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 508 96.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 7 1.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Metung (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Metung % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 273 52.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 116 22.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 110 21.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 4.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Metung (State Suburbs), 52.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.1% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Landlord type Metung % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 55 50.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 45 40.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 8.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Metung (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Metung % Australia %
Median weekly rent 170 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 975 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Metung (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $170. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $975. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Metung % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 367 70.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 109 20.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 12 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Metung (State Suburbs), 70.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.8% 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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