2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Avoca (L)

Code UCL201800 (UCL)
People 951
Male 462
Female 489
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 904
People born overseas 57
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4
Families 243
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 496
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $556
Median monthly mortgage repayment $650
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Avoca (L) % Australia %
Total 951 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 462 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 489 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 951 people were usually resident in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Avoca (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 45 4.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 129 13.6 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 93 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 317 33.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 143 15.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 226 23.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 38.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Avoca (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 904 95.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 57 6.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 4 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.1% of people usually resident in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.0% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Avoca (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 371 47.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 122 15.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 89 11.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 187 24.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 15.7% were either separated or divorced, 11.4% were widowed and 24.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Avoca (L) % Australia %
Australia 844 88.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Avoca (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Avoca (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Avoca (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 195 52.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 112 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 14 3.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 9 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 44 11.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 373 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 374 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 374 people aged 15 years and over in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 52.1% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.7% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 11.8% were unemployed. 373 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Avoca (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Avoca (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Avoca (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 310 -- 466 --
Family 720 -- 1,171 --
Household 556 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $310, the median family income was $720 and the median household income was $556.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Avoca (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 111 45.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 85 35.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 47 19.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 243 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 243 families in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 45.7% were couple families without children, 35.0% were couple families with children, 19.3% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Avoca (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 392 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 496 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 392 occupied private dwellings were counted in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Avoca (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 362 92.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 11 2.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 4.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Avoca (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 198 50.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 98 25.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 83 21.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 50.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 21.2% were rented.

Landlord type Avoca (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 8 9.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 13 15.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 63 75.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 9.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 75.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Avoca (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 650 -- 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 Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $650. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avoca (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 243 62.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 143 36.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 5 1.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Avoca (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 36.5% were single (or lone) person households and 1.3% 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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