2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Tarwin Lower

Code SSC26741 (SSC)
People 115
Male 56
Female 59
Median age 48
Australian citizenship 100
People born overseas 19
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 31
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 92
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $565
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,150
Median weekly rent $150
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People — demographics
People Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Total 115 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 56 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 59 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 2.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 115 people were usually resident in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 2.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Tarwin Lower % Australia %
People
0-4 years 0 0.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 17 14.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 7 6.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 41 35.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 24 20.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 25 21.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 48 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 14.8% of people usually resident in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 42.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 48 years.

Selected characteristics Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Australian citizenship 100 87.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 19 16.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.0% of people usually resident in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 16.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Tarwin Lower % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 42.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 19 19.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 13 13.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 22 22.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs) were married, 19.6% were either separated or divorced, 13.4% were widowed and 22.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Australia 83 72.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Tarwin Lower % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Tarwin Lower % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Tarwin Lower % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 23 46.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 19 38.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 4 8.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 4 8.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 39 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 50 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 50 people aged 15 years and over in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 46.0% worked full-time, 38.0% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 8.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.0% were unemployed. 39 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tarwin Lower % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 404 -- 466 --
Family 612 -- 1,171 --
Household 565 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $404, the median family income was $612 and the median household income was $565.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Couple family without children 20 64.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 5 16.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 6 19.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 31 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 31 families in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs): of these 64.5% were couple families without children, 16.1% were couple families with children, 19.4% 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 Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 53 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 92 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 53 occupied private dwellings were counted in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 49 92.5 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 4 7.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs), 92.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 25 47.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 9 17.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 9 17.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 15.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs), 47.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.0% were rented.

Landlord type Tarwin Lower % 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 4 44.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 44.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Tarwin Lower (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 44.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Median weekly rent 150 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,150 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $150. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,150. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tarwin Lower % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 31 58.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 11 20.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Tarwin Lower (State Suburbs), 58.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.8% 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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