2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Darebin (C)

Code LGA21890 (LGA)
People 128,067
Male 62,223
Female 65,844
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 105,602
People born overseas 40,990
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 996
Families 32,083
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 55,269
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $905
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,350
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Darebin (C) % Australia %
Total 128,067 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 62,223 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 65,844 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,108 0.9 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 128,067 people were usually resident in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 0.9% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Darebin (C) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,182 6.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 12,726 9.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 16,669 13.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 58,989 46.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 11,155 8.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 20,346 15.9 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.3% of people usually resident in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.6% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Darebin (C) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 105,602 82.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 40,990 32.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 996 0.8 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 82.5% of people usually resident in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) were Australian citizens, 32.0% were born overseas and 0.8% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Darebin (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45,910 42.8 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 11,012 10.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 7,544 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 42,692 39.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.8% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) were married, 10.3% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 39.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Darebin (C) % Australia %
Australia 76,528 59.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Darebin (C) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Darebin (C) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darebin (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 35,673 59.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 16,642 27.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 1,979 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 1,617 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 3,917 6.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 38,558 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 59,828 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 59,828 people aged 15 years and over in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas) were in the labour force. Of these 59.6% worked full-time, 27.8% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.5% were unemployed. 38,558 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Darebin (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Darebin (C) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Darebin (C) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 399 -- 466 --
Family 1,105 -- 1,171 --
Household 905 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $399, the median family income was $1,105 and the median household income was $905.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Darebin (C) % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,469 35.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 14,025 43.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 5,639 17.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 950 3.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 32,083 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 32,083 families in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas): of these 35.7% were couple families without children, 43.7% were couple families with children, 17.6% were one parent families and 3.0% 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 Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 51,471 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 55,269 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 51,471 occupied private dwellings were counted in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas).

Dwelling structure Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 33,598 65.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7,093 13.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 10,481 20.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 296 0.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 65.3% were separate houses, 13.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,586 34.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 12,931 25.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 16,227 31.5 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 260 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4,466 8.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 31.5% were rented.

Landlord type Darebin (C) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 9,918 61.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 2,509 15.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 3,467 21.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 331 2.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 61.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 15.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Darebin (C) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,350 -- 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 Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,350. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darebin (C) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 31,418 61.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 13,991 27.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3,178 6.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Darebin (C) (Local Government Areas), 61.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.2% were single (or lone) person households and 6.2% 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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