2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Leonards

Code SSC26661 (SSC)
People 1,621
Male 806
Female 815
Median age 56
Australian citizenship 1,435
People born overseas 285
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 447
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,837
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $571
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $145
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People St Leonards % Australia %
Total 1,621 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 806 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 815 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,621 people were usually resident in St Leonards (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St Leonards % Australia %
People
0-4 years 49 3.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 133 8.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 115 7.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 481 29.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 298 18.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 545 33.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 56 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 11.2% of people usually resident in St Leonards (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 52.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 56 years.

Selected characteristics St Leonards % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,435 88.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 285 17.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.5% of people usually resident in St Leonards (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 17.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St Leonards % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 797 55.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 209 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 155 10.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 285 19.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St Leonards (State Suburbs) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 10.8% were widowed and 19.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St Leonards % Australia %
Australia 1,179 72.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St Leonards % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St Leonards % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St Leonards % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 256 52.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 162 33.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 11 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 40 8.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 808 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 487 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 487 people aged 15 years and over in St Leonards (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 52.6% worked full-time, 33.3% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.2% were unemployed. 808 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St Leonards % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Leonards % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 307 -- 466 --
Family 646 -- 1,171 --
Household 571 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St Leonards (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $307, the median family income was $646 and the median household income was $571.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition St Leonards % Australia %
Couple family without children 286 64.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 99 22.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 58 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 447 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 447 families in St Leonards (State Suburbs): of these 64.0% were couple families without children, 22.1% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 St Leonards % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 761 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,837 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 761 occupied private dwellings were counted in St Leonards (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure St Leonards % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 697 91.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 18 2.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 43 5.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 0.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in St Leonards (State Suburbs), 91.6% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure St Leonards % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 404 53.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 142 18.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 138 18.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 74 9.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St Leonards (State Suburbs), 53.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 18.1% were rented.

Landlord type St Leonards % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 61 44.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 4 2.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 62 44.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 9 6.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St Leonards (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 44.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 44.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St Leonards % Australia %
Median weekly rent 145 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St Leonards (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $145. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Leonards % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 443 58.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 243 31.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 21 2.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St Leonards (State Suburbs), 58.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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