2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Swan Reach

Code SSC26703 (SSC)
People 847
Male 431
Female 416
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 767
People born overseas 80
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 254
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 370
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $757
Median monthly mortgage repayment $986
Median weekly rent $102
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Swan Reach % Australia %
Total 847 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 431 50.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 416 49.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 847 people were usually resident in Swan Reach (State Suburbs): of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Swan Reach % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 4.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 99 11.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 106 12.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 355 41.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 126 14.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 127 15.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 15.8% of people usually resident in Swan Reach (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Swan Reach % Australia %
Australian citizenship 767 90.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 80 9.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.6% of people usually resident in Swan Reach (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Swan Reach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 425 59.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 71 9.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 25 3.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 190 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Swan Reach (State Suburbs) were married, 9.9% were either separated or divorced, 3.5% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Swan Reach % Australia %
Australia 716 84.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Swan Reach % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Swan Reach % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Swan Reach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 200 48.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 150 36.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 24 5.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 4.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 18 4.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 263 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 412 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 412 people aged 15 years and over in Swan Reach (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 48.5% worked full-time, 36.4% worked part-time, 5.8% were away from work, 4.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.4% were unemployed. 263 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Swan Reach % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Swan Reach % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 355 -- 466 --
Family 964 -- 1,171 --
Household 757 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $355, the median family income was $964 and the median household income was $757.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Swan Reach % Australia %
Couple family without children 135 53.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 96 37.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 19 7.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 254 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 254 families in Swan Reach (State Suburbs): of these 53.1% were couple families without children, 37.8% were couple families with children, 7.5% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Swan Reach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 331 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 370 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 331 occupied private dwellings were counted in Swan Reach (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Swan Reach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 295 89.1 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 36 10.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), 89.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 10.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Swan Reach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 142 42.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 106 32.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 32 9.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 1.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 13.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 9.7% were rented.

Landlord type Swan Reach % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9 28.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 18 56.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 15.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 28.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 56.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Swan Reach % Australia %
Median weekly rent 102 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 986 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $102. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $986. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Swan Reach % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 251 75.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 50 15.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 1.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Swan Reach (State Suburbs), 75.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.5% 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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