2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Hamilton

Code UCL220400 (UCL)
People 9,379
Male 4,482
Female 4,897
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 8,787
People born overseas 599
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35
Families 2,437
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,326
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $760
Median monthly mortgage repayment $823
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Hamilton % Australia %
Total 9,379 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,482 47.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,897 52.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,379 people were usually resident in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Hamilton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 527 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,220 13.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,261 13.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,377 36.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,106 11.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,888 20.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.6% of people usually resident in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Hamilton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,787 93.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 599 6.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 35 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.7% of people usually resident in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 6.4% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Hamilton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,904 51.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 740 9.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 764 10.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,221 29.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 9.7% were either separated or divorced, 10.0% were widowed and 29.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Hamilton % Australia %
Australia 8,339 88.9 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Hamilton % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hamilton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,537 56.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,386 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 204 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 145 3.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 202 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 2,853 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 4,474 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 4,474 people aged 15 years and over in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.7% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 3.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 2,853 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hamilton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 416 -- 466 --
Family 1,037 -- 1,171 --
Household 760 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $416, the median family income was $1,037 and the median household income was $760.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamilton % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,067 43.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 983 40.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 362 14.9 823,254 15.8
Other family 25 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,437 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,437 families in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.8% were couple families without children, 40.3% were couple families with children, 14.9% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Hamilton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,848 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,326 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,848 occupied private dwellings were counted in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Hamilton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,444 89.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 82 2.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 243 6.3 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 79 2.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.5% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Hamilton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,647 42.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,077 28.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 933 24.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 24 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 165 4.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 24.2% were rented.

Landlord type Hamilton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 367 39.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 191 20.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 336 36.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 36 3.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 39.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 36.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Hamilton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 823 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $823. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamilton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,425 63.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,156 30.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 121 3.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 30.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.1% 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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