2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | South Australia | Urban Centres and Localities

Victor Harbor

Code UCL427200 (UCL)
People 10,380
Male 4,892
Female 5,488
Median age 56
Australian citizenship 9,368
People born overseas 2,014
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 44
Families 3,018
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,611
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $599
Median monthly mortgage repayment $953
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Victor Harbor % Australia %
Total 10,380 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,892 47.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,488 52.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 109 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 10,380 people were usually resident in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Victor Harbor % Australia %
People
0-4 years 399 3.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 925 8.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 819 7.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 2,847 27.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,716 16.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,674 35.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 56 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 12.8% of people usually resident in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 51.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 56 years.

Selected characteristics Victor Harbor % Australia %
Australian citizenship 9,368 90.3 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 2,014 19.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 44 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.3% of people usually resident in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 19.4% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Victor Harbor % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,371 59.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 983 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 970 10.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,734 19.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 10.7% were widowed and 19.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Victor Harbor % Australia %
Australia 7,783 75.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Victor Harbor % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Victor Harbor % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Victor Harbor % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,683 47.9 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,366 38.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 159 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 81 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 228 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 5,082 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,517 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,517 people aged 15 years and over in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 47.9% worked full-time, 38.8% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 5,082 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Victor Harbor % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Victor Harbor % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 336 -- 466 --
Family 684 -- 1,171 --
Household 599 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $336, the median family income was $684 and the median household income was $599.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Victor Harbor % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,903 63.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 742 24.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 336 11.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 37 1.2 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,018 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,018 families in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 63.1% were couple families without children, 24.6% were couple families with children, 11.1% were one parent families and 1.2% 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 Victor Harbor % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,608 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,611 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,608 occupied private dwellings were counted in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Victor Harbor % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,911 84.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 280 6.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 349 7.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 68 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.9% were separate houses, 6.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Victor Harbor % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,202 47.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 996 21.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 997 21.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 143 3.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 271 5.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 21.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Landlord type Victor Harbor % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 478 47.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 78 7.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 408 40.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 34 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 47.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Victor Harbor % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 953 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $953. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Victor Harbor % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,998 65.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,346 29.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 78 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Victor Harbor (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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