2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Pental Island

Code SSC26429 (SSC)
People 380
Male 211
Female 169
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 360
People born overseas 19
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 104
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 150
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,014
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,354
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Pental Island % Australia %
Total 380 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 211 55.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 169 44.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 380 people were usually resident in Pental Island (State Suburbs): of these 55.5% were male and 44.5% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Pental Island % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 54 14.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 50 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 155 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 52 13.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 46 12.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.3% of people usually resident in Pental Island (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Pental Island % Australia %
Australian citizenship 360 94.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 19 5.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 1.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.7% of people usually resident in Pental Island (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.0% were born overseas and 1.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Pental Island % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 209 69.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 12 4.0 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 6 2.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 77 25.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 69.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Pental Island (State Suburbs) were married, 4.0% were either separated or divorced, 2.0% were widowed and 25.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Pental Island % Australia %
Australia 350 92.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Pental Island % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Pental Island % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Pental Island % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 131 58.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 75 33.5 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 3 1.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 70 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 224 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 224 people aged 15 years and over in Pental Island (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.5% worked full-time, 33.5% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 1.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 70 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Pental Island % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Pental Island % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 427 -- 466 --
Family 1,135 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,014 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Pental Island (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $427, the median family income was $1,135 and the median household income was $1,014.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Pental Island % Australia %
Couple family without children 39 37.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 62 59.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 3 2.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 104 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 104 families in Pental Island (State Suburbs): of these 37.5% were couple families without children, 59.6% were couple families with children, 2.9% 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 Pental Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 129 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 150 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 129 occupied private dwellings were counted in Pental Island (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Pental Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 126 97.7 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 3 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Pental Island (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Pental Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 42.6 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 48 37.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 24 18.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Pental Island (State Suburbs), 42.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 37.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.6% were rented.

Landlord type Pental Island % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 14 58.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 37.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Pental Island (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 58.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Pental Island % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,354 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Pental Island (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,354. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pental Island % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 98 76.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 21 16.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Pental Island (State Suburbs), 76.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 16.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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