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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Murtoa

Code SSC26259 (SSC)
People 912
Male 461
Female 451
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 867
People born overseas 38
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 255
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 441
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $623
Median monthly mortgage repayment $542
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Murtoa % Australia %
Total 912 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 461 50.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 451 49.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 912 people were usually resident in Murtoa (State Suburbs): of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Murtoa % Australia %
People
0-4 years 57 6.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 132 14.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 65 7.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 328 36.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 131 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 199 21.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Murtoa (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 36.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics Murtoa % Australia %
Australian citizenship 867 95.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 38 4.2 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 95.1% of people usually resident in Murtoa (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.2% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Murtoa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 429 59.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 76 10.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 62 8.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 155 21.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Murtoa (State Suburbs) were married, 10.5% were either separated or divorced, 8.6% were widowed and 21.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Murtoa % Australia %
Australia 825 90.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Murtoa % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murtoa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 223 58.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 117 30.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 18 4.7 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 5 1.3 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 17 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 304 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 380 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 380 people aged 15 years and over in Murtoa (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.7% worked full-time, 30.8% worked part-time, 4.7% were away from work, 1.3% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 304 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murtoa % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 350 -- 466 --
Family 850 -- 1,171 --
Household 623 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $350, the median family income was $850 and the median household income was $623.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Murtoa % Australia %
Couple family without children 119 46.7 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 102 40.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 29 11.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 2.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 255 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 255 families in Murtoa (State Suburbs): of these 46.7% were couple families without children, 40.0% were couple families with children, 11.4% were one parent families and 2.0% 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 Murtoa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 373 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 441 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 373 occupied private dwellings were counted in Murtoa (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Murtoa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 354 94.9 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 13 3.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 6 1.6 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 94.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Tenure Murtoa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 205 55.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 91 24.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 57 15.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 5.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 55.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.4% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Landlord type Murtoa % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 18 31.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 5 8.8 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 28 49.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 7.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 31.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.8% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 49.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Murtoa % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 542 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $542. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murtoa % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 249 66.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 109 29.2 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 7 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 66.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.2% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% 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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