Rate the ABS website
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service

2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Meringur

Code SSC26143 (SSC)
People 147
Male 77
Female 70
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 137
People born overseas 9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 42
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 73
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,011
Median monthly mortgage repayment $4,000
Median weekly rent $0
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Meringur % Australia %
Total 147 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 77 52.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 70 47.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 4.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 147 people were usually resident in Meringur (State Suburbs): of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Of the total population 4.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Meringur % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 11.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 28 19.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 14 9.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 60 40.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 16 10.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 14 9.5 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 30.6% of people usually resident in Meringur (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 20.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Meringur % Australia %
Australian citizenship 137 93.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 9 6.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.2% of people usually resident in Meringur (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 6.1% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Meringur % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 65 62.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 10 9.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 6 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 23 22.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Meringur (State Suburbs) were married, 9.6% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 22.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Meringur % Australia %
Australia 133 90.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Meringur % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Meringur % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 52 68.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 13 17.1 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 3 3.9 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 8 10.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 22 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 76 -- 9,607,987 --
 
View labour force information

During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 76 people aged 15 years and over in Meringur (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 68.4% worked full-time, 17.1% worked part-time, 3.9% were away from work, 10.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 22 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Meringur % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 466 --
Family 1,044 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,011 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Meringur (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $475, the median family income was $1,044 and the median household income was $1,011.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Meringur % Australia %
Couple family without children 18 42.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 20 47.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 9.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 42 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 42 families in Meringur (State Suburbs): of these 42.9% were couple families without children, 47.6% were couple families with children, 9.5% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Meringur % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 73 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 49 occupied private dwellings were counted in Meringur (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Meringur % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 49 100.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Meringur (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Meringur % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 24 49.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 13 26.5 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 11 22.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 8.2 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Meringur (State Suburbs), 49.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Landlord type Meringur % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 9 81.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 36.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Meringur (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 81.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Meringur % Australia %
Median weekly rent 0 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 4,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Meringur (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $0. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,000. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Meringur % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 43 87.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 10 20.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Meringur (State Suburbs), 87.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 20.4% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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

Back to Top


© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.