2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Puckapunyal

Code SSC26489 (SSC)
People 1,176
Male 685
Female 491
Median age 24
Australian citizenship 1,049
People born overseas 132
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8
Families 261
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 371
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,448
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Puckapunyal % Australia %
Total 1,176 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 685 58.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 491 41.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 1.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,176 people were usually resident in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs): of these 58.2% were male and 41.8% were female. Of the total population 1.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Puckapunyal % Australia %
People
0-4 years 176 15.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 232 19.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 198 16.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 557 47.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 11 0.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3 0.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 24 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 34.7% of people usually resident in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 1.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 24 years.

Selected characteristics Puckapunyal % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,049 89.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 132 11.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 8 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.2% of people usually resident in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.2% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Puckapunyal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 451 58.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 63 8.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 4 0.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 250 32.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 58.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs) were married, 8.2% were either separated or divorced, 0.5% were widowed and 32.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Puckapunyal % Australia %
Australia 981 83.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Puckapunyal % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Puckapunyal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 470 78.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 77 12.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 1.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 2.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 125 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 596 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 596 people aged 15 years and over in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 78.9% worked full-time, 12.9% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 1.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.5% were unemployed. 125 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Puckapunyal % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 828 -- 466 --
Family 1,442 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,448 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $828, the median family income was $1,442 and the median household income was $1,448.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Puckapunyal % Australia %
Couple family without children 59 22.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 193 73.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 9 3.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 261 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 261 families in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs): of these 22.6% were couple families without children, 73.9% were couple families with children, 3.4% 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 Puckapunyal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 291 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 371 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 291 occupied private dwellings were counted in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Puckapunyal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 275 94.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 5.5 702,550 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 Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), 94.5% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Puckapunyal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3 1.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 280 96.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 2.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), 1.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 96.2% were rented.

Landlord type Puckapunyal % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 1.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 25 8.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 250 89.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 1.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 89.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Puckapunyal % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 3.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Puckapunyal % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 261 89.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 11 3.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Puckapunyal (State Suburbs), 89.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 3.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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