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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Belconnen

Code 80510 (SSD)
People 81,701
Male 40,225
Female 41,476
Australian citizenship 74,679
People born overseas 17,822
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 546
Families 21,877
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,496
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Belconnen % Australia %
Total 81,701 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 40,225 49.2 9,270,466 49.4
Female 41,476 50.8 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 846 1.0 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 81,701 people were counted in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Of the total population 1.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Belconnen % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,040 6.2 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 11,408 14.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 14,768 18.1 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 37,063 45.4 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 7,365 9.0 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 6,058 7.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) there were 16,448 children aged 0-14 years and 13,423 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Belconnen % Australia %
Australian citizenship 74,679 91.4 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 17,822 21.8 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 546 0.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 74,679 people were Australian citizens, 17,822 were born overseas and 546 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Belconnen % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 31,913 48.9 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 6,686 10.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 2,513 3.9 919,904 6.2
Never married 24,135 37.0 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 48.9% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.2% were separated or divorced, 3.9% were widowed and 37.0% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Belconnen % Australia %
Australia 60,579 74.1 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Belconnen % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Belconnen % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28,074 61.3 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 14,097 30.8 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 942 2.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 2,683 5.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 17,803 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 45,796 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 45,796 people aged 15 years and over in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 61.3% worked full-time, 30.8% worked part-time, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.9% were unemployed. 17,803 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Belconnen % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,248 33.1 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 10,783 49.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 3,436 15.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 410 1.9 88,864 1.8
Total families 21,877 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 21,877 families were counted: of these, 33.1% were couple families without children, 49.3% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 1.9% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household type

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,062 95.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 31,496 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 30,062 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 24,453 81.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,924 13.1 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,528 5.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 8 0.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 149 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 81.3% were separate houses, 13.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 10,879 36.2 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 10,076 33.5 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 7,883 26.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 385 1.3 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 838 2.8 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.5% were being purchased and 26.2% were rented.

Landlord type Belconnen % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,761 35.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 2,589 32.8 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 2,473 31.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 59 0.7 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 35.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 32.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Belconnen % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 21,659 72.0 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 6,078 20.2 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 1,516 5.0 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Belconnen (Statistical Subdivisions), 72.0% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.2% were single (or lone) person households and 5.0% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 9/03/2006

Data for this Quickstats has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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 2001 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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