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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Woden Valley

Code 80515 (SSD)
People 31,336
Male 15,297
Female 16,039
Australian citizenship 28,042
People born overseas 7,979
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 245
Families 8,249
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,983
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Woden Valley % Australia %
Total 31,336 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 15,297 48.8 9,270,466 49.4
Female 16,039 51.2 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 334 1.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 31,336 people were counted in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woden Valley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,743 5.6 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 3,910 12.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 4,221 13.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 13,458 42.9 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 3,669 11.7 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 4,335 13.8 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) there were 5,653 children aged 0-14 years and 8,004 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Woden Valley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 28,042 89.5 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 7,979 25.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 245 0.8 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 28,042 people were Australian citizens, 7,979 were born overseas and 245 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woden Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,029 50.7 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,802 10.9 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 1,558 6.1 919,904 6.2
Never married 8,290 32.3 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 50.7% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.9% were separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 32.3% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woden Valley % Australia %
Australia 21,868 69.8 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Woden Valley % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Woden Valley % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Woden Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,331 62.6 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 5,010 30.4 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 356 2.2 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 807 4.9 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 8,121 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 16,504 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 16,504 people aged 15 years and over in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 62.6% worked full-time, 30.4% worked part-time, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.9% were unemployed. 8,121 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Woden Valley % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Woden Valley % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,418 41.4 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 3,603 43.7 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,100 13.3 762,632 15.4
Other family 128 1.6 88,864 1.8
Total families 8,249 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 8,249 families were counted: of these, 41.4% were couple families without children, 43.7% were couple families with children, 13.3% were one parent families and 1.6% 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 Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,965 92.7 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,983 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 12,965 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,994 69.4 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,625 12.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,275 17.5 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 4 0.0 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 67 0.5 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 69.4% were separate houses, 12.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,265 40.6 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,009 23.2 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,919 30.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 225 1.7 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 548 4.2 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 40.6% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 23.2% were being purchased and 30.2% were rented.

Landlord type Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,843 47.0 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 804 20.5 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 1,245 31.8 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 35 0.9 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 47.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 31.8% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Woden Valley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 8,178 63.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 3,607 27.8 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 565 4.4 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 63.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.8% were single (or lone) person households and 4.4% 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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