2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Tasmania | Urban Centres and Localities

Longford

Code UCL610200 (UCL)
People 3,027
Male 1,463
Female 1,564
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 2,752
People born overseas 215
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 808
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,293
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $699
Median monthly mortgage repayment $800
Median weekly rent $110
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Longford % Australia %
Total 3,027 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,463 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,564 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 2.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,027 people were usually resident in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 2.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Longford % Australia %
People
0-4 years 186 6.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 461 15.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 327 10.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,106 36.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 365 12.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 582 19.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.4% of people usually resident in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Longford % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,752 90.9 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 215 7.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.9% of people usually resident in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,276 53.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 276 11.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 217 9.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 615 25.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 53.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.6% were either separated or divorced, 9.1% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Longford % Australia %
Australia 2,567 84.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Longford % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 646 54.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 395 33.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 43 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 29 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 68 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,024 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,181 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,181 people aged 15 years and over in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 54.7% worked full-time, 33.4% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 1,024 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Longford % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 357 -- 466 --
Family 887 -- 1,171 --
Household 699 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $357, the median family income was $887 and the median household income was $699.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Longford % Australia %
Couple family without children 339 42.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 341 42.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 121 15.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 7 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 808 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 808 families in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 42.0% were couple families without children, 42.2% were couple families with children, 15.0% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,193 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,293 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,193 occupied private dwellings were counted in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,101 92.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 0.9 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 64 5.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.3% were separate houses, 0.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 453 38.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 369 30.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 264 22.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 15 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 7.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Landlord type Longford % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 58 22.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 92 34.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 108 40.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 1.5 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 22.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 34.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Longford % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 800 -- 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 Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $800. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Longford % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 798 66.9 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 315 26.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 14 1.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Longford (Urban Centres and Localities), 66.9% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.2% 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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