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2001 Census QuickStats

All people - location on Census Night

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Weston Creek-Stromlo

Code 80520 (SSD)
People 22,338
Male 10,737
Female 11,601
Australian citizenship 20,773
People born overseas 4,804
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 147
Families 6,423
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,292
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Total 22,338 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 10,737 48.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 11,601 51.9 9,498,783 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 245 1.1 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 22,338 people were counted in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,212 5.4 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 2,896 13.0 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 3,053 13.7 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 9,975 44.7 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 2,754 12.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 2,447 11.0 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) there were 4,108 children aged 0-14 years and 5,201 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Australian citizenship 20,773 93.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 4,804 21.5 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 147 0.7 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 20,773 people were Australian citizens, 4,804 were born overseas and 147 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,390 51.5 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 2,040 11.2 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 996 5.5 919,904 6.2
Never married 5,805 31.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 51.5% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 11.2% were separated or divorced, 5.5% were widowed and 31.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Australia 16,760 75.0 13,629,481 72.6
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,770 62.2 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 3,855 30.9 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 256 2.1 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 601 4.8 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 5,349 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 12,482 -- 8,959,315 --
 
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 12,482 people aged 15 years and over in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 62.2% worked full-time, 30.9% worked part-time, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.8% were unemployed. 5,349 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Expand Families category,
includes family type

Families — family type
Family type Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,409 37.5 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 2,917 45.4 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 1,009 15.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 88 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 6,423 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 6,423 families were counted: of these, 37.5% were couple families without children, 45.4% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,823 95.0 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 9,292 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 8,823 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,529 85.3 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 864 9.8 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 374 4.2 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.1 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 49 0.6 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 85.3% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,804 43.1 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,737 31.0 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,865 21.1 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 181 2.1 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 240 2.7 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.0% were being purchased and 21.1% were rented.

Landlord type Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 661 35.4 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 585 31.4 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 605 32.4 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 3 0.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 35.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 31.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.4% were rented from an other landlord type.

Dwellings — household type
Household type Weston Creek-Stromlo % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 6,360 72.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 1,997 22.6 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 244 2.8 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Weston Creek-Stromlo (Statistical Subdivisions), 72.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.8% 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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