2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | State Suburbs

Longford

Code SSC65696 (SSC)
People 4,266
Male 2,121
Female 2,145
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 3,921
People born overseas 291
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6
Families 1,141
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,747
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $786
Median monthly mortgage repayment $860
Median weekly rent $109
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Longford % Australia %
Total 4,266 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 2,121 49.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,145 50.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 93 2.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,266 people were usually resident in Longford (State Suburbs): of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Of the total population 2.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Longford % Australia %
People
0-4 years 250 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 659 15.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 465 10.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,643 38.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 533 12.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 715 16.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.3% of people usually resident in Longford (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Longford % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,921 91.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 291 6.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 6 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.9% of people usually resident in Longford (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.8% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,841 54.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 378 11.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 254 7.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 884 26.3 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 54.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Longford (State Suburbs) were married, 11.3% were either separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 26.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Longford % Australia %
Australia 3,675 86.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Longford % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,031 57.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 563 31.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 74 4.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 38 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 89 5.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,353 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,795 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,795 people aged 15 years and over in Longford (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 57.4% worked full-time, 31.4% worked part-time, 4.1% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.0% were unemployed. 1,353 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 382 -- 466 --
Family 998 -- 1,171 --
Household 786 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Longford (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $382, the median family income was $998 and the median household income was $786.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Longford % Australia %
Couple family without children 483 42.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 496 43.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 149 13.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 13 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,141 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,141 families in Longford (State Suburbs): of these 42.3% were couple families without children, 43.5% were couple families with children, 13.1% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,607 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,747 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,607 occupied private dwellings were counted in Longford (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,512 94.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 64 4.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Longford (State Suburbs), 94.1% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 622 38.7 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 514 32.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 350 21.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 18 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 6.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Longford (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 32.0% were owned with a mortgage and 21.8% were rented.

Landlord type Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 64 18.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 91 26.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 187 53.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 10 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Longford (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 18.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 53.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Longford % Australia %
Median weekly rent 109 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 860 -- 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 Longford (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $109. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $860. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Longford % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,129 70.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 391 24.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 25 1.6 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Longford (State Suburbs), 70.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.3% were single (or lone) person households and 1.6% 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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