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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Subdivisions

Woden Valley

Code 80515 (SSD)
People 31,992
Male 15,589
Female 16,403
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 28,182
People born overseas 8,049
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 238
Families 8,408
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,206
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,471
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
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People — demographics
People Woden Valley % Australia %
Total 31,992 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 15,589 48.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 16,403 51.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 267 0.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 31,992 people were usually resident in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Of the total population 0.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Woden Valley % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,584 5.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 3,803 11.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,159 13.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 13,340 41.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,811 11.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,295 16.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.8% of people usually resident in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Woden Valley % Australia %
Australian citizenship 28,182 88.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 8,049 25.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 238 0.7 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.1% of people usually resident in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) were Australian citizens, 25.2% were born overseas and 0.7% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Woden Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,386 50.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,792 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,611 6.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 8,819 33.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 50.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 6.1% were widowed and 33.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Woden Valley % Australia %
Australia 22,062 69.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
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 10,980 64.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,458 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 670 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 322 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 511 3.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 8,233 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 16,941 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 16,941 people aged 15 years and over in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions) were in the labour force. Of these 64.8% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.0% were unemployed. 8,233 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

Median weekly incomes Woden Valley % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 769 -- 466 --
Family 1,884 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,471 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $769, the median family income was $1,884 and the median household income was $1,471.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Woden Valley % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,507 41.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,654 43.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,101 13.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 146 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 8,408 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 8,408 families in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions): of these 41.7% were couple families without children, 43.5% were couple families with children, 13.1% were one parent families and 1.7% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,186 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 14,206 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 13,186 occupied private dwellings were counted in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions).

Dwelling structure Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,001 68.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,975 15.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 2,165 16.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 7 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 38 0.3 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 68.3% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,733 35.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,603 27.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,947 29.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 84 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 817 6.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 29.9% were rented.

Landlord type Woden Valley % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,958 49.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 741 18.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,174 29.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 75 1.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 49.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 18.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 29.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Woden Valley % Australia %
Median weekly rent 250 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,517 -- 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 Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), the median weekly rent was $250. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woden Valley % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 8,323 63.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,580 27.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 578 4.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Woden Valley (Statistical Subdivisions), 63.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.2% were single (or lone) person households and 4.4% 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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