2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Latrobe

Code UCL609000 (UCL)
People 2,843
Male 1,390
Female 1,453
Median age 39
Australian citizenship 2,626
People born overseas 211
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 802
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,219
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $694
Median monthly mortgage repayment $860
Median weekly rent $120
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People — demographics
People Latrobe % Australia %
Total 2,843 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,390 48.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,453 51.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 184 6.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,843 people were usually resident in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Of the total population 6.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Latrobe % Australia %
People
0-4 years 188 6.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 381 13.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 316 11.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,124 39.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 341 12.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 496 17.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 39 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.0% of people usually resident in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 29.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 39 years.

Selected characteristics Latrobe % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,626 92.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 211 7.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.1 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.4% of people usually resident in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.4% were born overseas and 0.1% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Latrobe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,137 49.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 280 12.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 197 8.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 660 29.0 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.3% were either separated or divorced, 8.7% were widowed and 29.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Latrobe % Australia %
Australia 2,473 87.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Latrobe % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Latrobe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 691 55.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 340 27.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 63 5.1 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 35 2.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 112 9.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 919 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,241 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,241 people aged 15 years and over in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 55.7% worked full-time, 27.4% worked part-time, 5.1% were away from work, 2.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.0% were unemployed. 919 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Latrobe % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 354 -- 466 --
Family 881 -- 1,171 --
Household 694 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $354, the median family income was $881 and the median household income was $694.

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Families — family composition
Family composition Latrobe % Australia %
Couple family without children 309 38.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 320 39.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 162 20.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 11 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 802 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 802 families in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 38.5% were couple families without children, 39.9% were couple families with children, 20.2% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Latrobe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,129 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,219 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,129 occupied private dwellings were counted in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Latrobe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 957 84.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 5.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 87 7.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 26 2.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.8% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Latrobe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 401 35.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 347 30.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 301 26.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 25 2.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 54 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Landlord type Latrobe % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 52 17.3 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 93 30.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 143 47.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 14 4.7 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 17.3% were rented from a real estate agent, 30.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 47.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Latrobe % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 860 -- 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 Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $860. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Latrobe % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 785 69.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 285 25.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 31 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Latrobe (Urban Centres and Localities), 69.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.2% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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