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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Frankston South

Code SSC21291 (SSC)
People 17,360
Male 8,392
Female 8,968
Median age 42
Australian citizenship 15,099
People born overseas 3,643
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 59
Families 4,757
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,826
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,130
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,375
Median weekly rent $200
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Frankston South % Australia %
Total 17,360 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 8,392 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 8,968 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 68 0.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 17,360 people were usually resident in Frankston South (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 0.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Frankston South % Australia %
People
0-4 years 830 4.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 2,294 13.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 2,285 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 6,508 37.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,228 12.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 3,216 18.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 42 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.0% of people usually resident in Frankston South (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 31.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 42 years.

Selected characteristics Frankston South % Australia %
Australian citizenship 15,099 87.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,643 21.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 59 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 87.0% of people usually resident in Frankston South (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 21.0% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Frankston South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,834 55.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,445 10.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,167 8.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 3,792 26.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Frankston South (State Suburbs) were married, 10.1% were either separated or divorced, 8.2% were widowed and 26.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Frankston South % Australia %
Australia 12,769 73.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Frankston South % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Frankston South % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Frankston South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,050 58.1 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 2,779 32.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 317 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 203 2.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 338 3.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 4,544 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 8,687 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 8,687 people aged 15 years and over in Frankston South (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.1% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.9% were unemployed. 4,544 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Frankston South % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Frankston South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 501 -- 466 --
Family 1,371 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,130 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Frankston South (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $501, the median family income was $1,371 and the median household income was $1,130.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Frankston South % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,819 38.2 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 2,263 47.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 629 13.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 46 1.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 4,757 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 4,757 families in Frankston South (State Suburbs): of these 38.2% were couple families without children, 47.6% were couple families with children, 13.2% were one parent families and 1.0% 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 Frankston South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,311 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 6,826 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 6,311 occupied private dwellings were counted in Frankston South (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Frankston South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,526 87.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 596 9.4 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 111 1.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 78 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Frankston South (State Suburbs), 87.6% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Frankston South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,393 37.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 2,514 39.8 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 848 13.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 215 3.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 341 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Frankston South (State Suburbs), 37.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 13.4% were rented.

Landlord type Frankston South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 476 56.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 50 5.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 294 34.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 26 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Frankston South (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 56.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 5.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Frankston South % Australia %
Median weekly rent 200 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,375 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Frankston South (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $200. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,375. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Frankston South % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 4,703 74.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,328 21.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 111 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Frankston South (State Suburbs), 74.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 21.0% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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