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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Neerim South

Code SSC26319 (SSC)
People 1,602
Male 795
Female 807
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 1,503
People born overseas 172
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3
Families 432
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 672
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $902
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,057
Median weekly rent $130
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Neerim South % Australia %
Total 1,602 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 795 49.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 807 50.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.7 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 1,602 people were usually resident in Neerim South (State Suburbs): of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Of the total population 0.7% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Neerim South % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 5.4 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 283 17.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 182 11.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 609 38.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 207 12.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 237 14.8 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.0% of people usually resident in Neerim South (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 27.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Neerim South % Australia %
Australian citizenship 1,503 93.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 172 10.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 3 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.8% of people usually resident in Neerim South (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.7% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Neerim South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 685 55.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 134 10.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 73 5.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 339 27.4 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Neerim South (State Suburbs) were married, 10.9% were either separated or divorced, 5.9% were widowed and 27.4% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Neerim South % Australia %
Australia 1,369 85.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Neerim South % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Neerim South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 441 60.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 219 29.9 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 24 3.3 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 21 2.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 27 3.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 454 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 732 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 732 people aged 15 years and over in Neerim South (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 60.2% worked full-time, 29.9% worked part-time, 3.3% were away from work, 2.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 3.7% were unemployed. 454 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Neerim South % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 387 -- 466 --
Family 1,063 -- 1,171 --
Household 902 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Neerim South (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $387, the median family income was $1,063 and the median household income was $902.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Neerim South % Australia %
Couple family without children 156 36.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 208 48.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 62 14.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 6 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 432 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 432 families in Neerim South (State Suburbs): of these 36.1% were couple families without children, 48.1% were couple families with children, 14.4% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Neerim South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 583 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 672 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 583 occupied private dwellings were counted in Neerim South (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Neerim South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 544 93.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 22 3.8 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 14 2.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Neerim South (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Neerim South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 212 36.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 247 42.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 87 14.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 12 2.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 3.9 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Neerim South (State Suburbs), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 42.4% were owned with a mortgage and 14.9% were rented.

Landlord type Neerim South % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 12 13.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 11 12.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 59 67.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 6.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Neerim South (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 13.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 12.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 67.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Neerim South % Australia %
Median weekly rent 130 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,057 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Neerim South (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $130. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,057. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Neerim South % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 427 73.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 130 22.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 0.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Neerim South (State Suburbs), 73.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 22.3% were single (or lone) person households and 0.5% 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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