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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Nyah West

Code SSC26385 (SSC)
People 552
Male 271
Female 281
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 490
People born overseas 28
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13
Families 137
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 215
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $538
Median monthly mortgage repayment $568
Median weekly rent $100
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Nyah West % Australia %
Total 552 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 271 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 281 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 4.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 552 people were usually resident in Nyah West (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 4.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Nyah West % Australia %
People
0-4 years 40 7.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 79 14.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 68 12.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 177 32.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 61 11.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 128 23.2 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.6% of people usually resident in Nyah West (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 34.2% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Nyah West % Australia %
Australian citizenship 490 88.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 28 5.1 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 13 2.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 88.8% of people usually resident in Nyah West (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 5.1% were born overseas and 2.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Nyah West % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 186 42.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 63 14.5 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 55 12.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 135 31.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 42.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Nyah West (State Suburbs) were married, 14.5% were either separated or divorced, 12.7% were widowed and 31.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Nyah West % Australia %
Australia 473 85.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Nyah West % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Nyah West % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Nyah West % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 97 49.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 48 24.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 11 5.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 6 3.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 35 17.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 195 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 197 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 197 people aged 15 years and over in Nyah West (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 49.2% worked full-time, 24.4% worked part-time, 5.6% were away from work, 3.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 17.8% were unemployed. 195 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Nyah West % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Nyah West % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 306 -- 466 --
Family 647 -- 1,171 --
Household 538 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $306, the median family income was $647 and the median household income was $538.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Nyah West % Australia %
Couple family without children 62 45.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 39 28.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 36 26.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 137 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 137 families in Nyah West (State Suburbs): of these 45.3% were couple families without children, 28.5% were couple families with children, 26.3% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Nyah West % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 211 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 215 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 211 occupied private dwellings were counted in Nyah West (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Nyah West % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 181 85.8 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 2.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 15 7.1 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 9 4.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 85.8% were separate houses, 2.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 4.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Nyah West % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 82 38.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 52 24.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 50 23.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 11.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 38.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Landlord type Nyah West % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 13 26.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 16 32.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 20 40.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 4 8.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 26.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 32.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 40.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Nyah West % Australia %
Median weekly rent 100 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 568 -- 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 Nyah West (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $100. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $568. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nyah West % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 131 62.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 74 35.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 1.9 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 62.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.1% 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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