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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Birdwoodton

Code SSC25167 (SSC)
People 970
Male 495
Female 475
Median age 38
Australian citizenship 897
People born overseas 80
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 273
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 352
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $917
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,047
Median weekly rent $140
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Birdwoodton % Australia %
Total 970 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 495 51.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 475 49.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 970 people were usually resident in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs): of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Birdwoodton % Australia %
People
0-4 years 69 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 153 15.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 127 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 403 41.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 109 11.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 108 11.1 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 38 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.9% of people usually resident in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 22.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 38 years.

Selected characteristics Birdwoodton % Australia %
Australian citizenship 897 92.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 80 8.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.5% of people usually resident in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Birdwoodton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 468 62.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 56 7.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 28 3.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 201 26.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs) were married, 7.5% were either separated or divorced, 3.7% were widowed and 26.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Birdwoodton % Australia %
Australia 826 85.2 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Birdwoodton % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Birdwoodton % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Birdwoodton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 289 59.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 156 32.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 12 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 16 3.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 15 3.1 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 236 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 488 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 488 people aged 15 years and over in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.2% worked full-time, 32.0% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 3.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.1% were unemployed. 236 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Birdwoodton % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Birdwoodton % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 381 -- 466 --
Family 1,038 -- 1,171 --
Household 917 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $381, the median family income was $1,038 and the median household income was $917.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Birdwoodton % Australia %
Couple family without children 103 37.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 144 52.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 22 8.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 4 1.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 273 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 273 families in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs): of these 37.7% were couple families without children, 52.7% were couple families with children, 8.1% were one parent families and 1.5% 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 Birdwoodton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 335 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 352 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 335 occupied private dwellings were counted in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Birdwoodton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 306 91.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 19 5.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), 91.3% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 5.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Birdwoodton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 119 35.5 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 143 42.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 59 17.6 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), 35.5% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 42.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.6% were rented.

Landlord type Birdwoodton % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 18 30.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 37 62.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 6.8 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 30.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 62.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Birdwoodton % Australia %
Median weekly rent 140 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,047 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $140. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,047. The average people per household was 2.9 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Birdwoodton % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 269 80.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 49 14.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 8 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Birdwoodton (State Suburbs), 80.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.6% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% 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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