2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Nicholson

Code SSC26347 (SSC)
People 1,504
Male 763
Female 741
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 1,427
People born overseas 176
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11
Families 450
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 647
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $871
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $134
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People — demographics
People Nicholson % Australia %
Total 1,504 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 763 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 741 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,504 people were usually resident in Nicholson (State Suburbs): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Nicholson % Australia %
People
0-4 years 58 3.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 216 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 146 9.7 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 556 37.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 250 16.6 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 277 18.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.2% of people usually resident in Nicholson (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Nicholson % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,427 94.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 176 11.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 11 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.9% of people usually resident in Nicholson (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.7% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Nicholson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 795 64.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 132 10.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 53 4.3 936,813 5.9
Never married 252 20.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 64.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Nicholson (State Suburbs) were married, 10.7% were either separated or divorced, 4.3% were widowed and 20.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Nicholson % Australia %
Australia 1,276 84.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Nicholson % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Nicholson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 407 56.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 230 31.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 34 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 18 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 33 4.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 476 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 722 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 722 people aged 15 years and over in Nicholson (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 56.4% worked full-time, 31.9% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.6% were unemployed. 476 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nicholson % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 382 -- 466 --
Family 1,018 -- 1,171 --
Household 871 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Nicholson (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $382, the median family income was $1,018 and the median household income was $871.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Nicholson % Australia %
Couple family without children 225 50.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 186 41.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 36 8.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 450 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 450 families in Nicholson (State Suburbs): of these 50.0% were couple families without children, 41.3% were couple families with children, 8.0% 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 Nicholson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 564 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 647 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 564 occupied private dwellings were counted in Nicholson (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Nicholson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 534 94.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 30 5.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Nicholson (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Nicholson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 286 50.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 206 36.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 46 8.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 4.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Nicholson (State Suburbs), 50.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 36.5% were owned with a mortgage and 8.2% were rented.

Landlord type Nicholson % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 10 21.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 31 67.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 10.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Nicholson (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 21.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 67.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Nicholson % Australia %
Median weekly rent 134 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 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 Nicholson (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $134. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nicholson % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 453 80.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 85 15.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 11 2.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Nicholson (State Suburbs), 80.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.1% were single (or lone) person households and 2.0% 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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