2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Yarram

Code SSC27091 (SSC)
People 2,105
Male 1,029
Female 1,076
Median age 46
Australian citizenship 1,931
People born overseas 198
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7
Families 537
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,033
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $609
Median monthly mortgage repayment $737
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Yarram % Australia %
Total 2,105 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,029 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,076 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,105 people were usually resident in Yarram (State Suburbs): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Yarram % Australia %
People
0-4 years 106 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 269 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 249 11.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 667 31.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 274 13.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 539 25.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 46 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.8% of people usually resident in Yarram (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 46 years.

Selected characteristics Yarram % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,931 91.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 198 9.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 7 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.7% of people usually resident in Yarram (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.4% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Yarram % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 811 46.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 218 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 218 12.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 484 28.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 46.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Yarram (State Suburbs) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 12.6% were widowed and 28.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Yarram % Australia %
Australia 1,775 84.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarram % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yarram % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 442 51.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 290 33.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 37 4.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 57 6.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 797 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 856 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 856 people aged 15 years and over in Yarram (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 51.6% worked full-time, 33.9% worked part-time, 4.3% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.7% were unemployed. 797 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yarram % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 342 -- 466 --
Family 769 -- 1,171 --
Household 609 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $342, the median family income was $769 and the median household income was $609.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarram % Australia %
Couple family without children 254 47.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 185 34.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 95 17.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 0.6 89,686 1.7
Total families 537 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 537 families in Yarram (State Suburbs): of these 47.3% were couple families without children, 34.5% were couple families with children, 17.7% were one parent families and 0.6% 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 Yarram % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 876 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,033 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 876 occupied private dwellings were counted in Yarram (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Yarram % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 770 87.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 1.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 77 8.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 20 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 Yarram (State Suburbs), 87.9% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Yarram % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 378 43.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 196 22.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 245 28.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 51 5.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), 43.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 22.4% were owned with a mortgage and 28.0% were rented.

Landlord type Yarram % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 87 35.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 55 22.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 92 37.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 11 4.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 35.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 22.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 37.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Yarram % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 737 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $737. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarram % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 532 60.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 293 33.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 20 2.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), 60.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.4% were single (or lone) person households and 2.3% 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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