2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Sale

Code UCL247200 (UCL)
People 13,336
Male 6,348
Female 6,988
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 12,230
People born overseas 1,465
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49
Families 3,536
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,853
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $769
Median monthly mortgage repayment $886
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sale % Australia %
Total 13,336 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 6,348 47.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 6,988 52.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 174 1.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 13,336 people were usually resident in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sale % Australia %
People
0-4 years 880 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,970 14.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,771 13.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 5,219 39.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,369 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,126 15.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Sale % Australia %
Australian citizenship 12,230 91.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,465 11.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 49 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.7% of people usually resident in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.0% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,195 49.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,271 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 855 8.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,165 30.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 30.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sale % Australia %
Australia 11,147 83.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sale % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,372 56.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,859 31.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 278 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 116 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 374 6.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,966 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,999 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,999 people aged 15 years and over in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.2% worked full-time, 31.0% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.2% were unemployed. 3,966 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 397 -- 466 --
Family 1,037 -- 1,171 --
Household 769 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $397, the median family income was $1,037 and the median household income was $769.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sale % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,358 38.4 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,459 41.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 673 19.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 46 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,536 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,536 families in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.4% were couple families without children, 41.3% were couple families with children, 19.0% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Sale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,373 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,853 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 5,373 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Sale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,539 84.5 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 260 4.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 512 9.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 62 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 Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.5% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,814 33.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,666 31.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,588 29.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 52 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 254 4.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.6% were rented.

Landlord type Sale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 864 54.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 304 19.1 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 390 24.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 31 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 54.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 19.1% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sale % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 886 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $886. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sale % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,510 65.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,589 29.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 112 2.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sale (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.1% 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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