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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ocean Grove

Code SSC26389 (SSC)
People 11,274
Male 5,497
Female 5,777
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 10,287
People born overseas 1,391
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37
Families 3,074
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,812
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,004
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,180
Median weekly rent $185
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ocean Grove % Australia %
Total 11,274 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 5,497 48.8 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,777 51.2 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 0.5 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 11,274 people were usually resident in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs): of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Of the total population 0.5% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ocean Grove % Australia %
People
0-4 years 665 5.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,562 13.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,398 12.4 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 4,444 39.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,399 12.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,805 16.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 28.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Ocean Grove % Australia %
Australian citizenship 10,287 91.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,391 12.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 37 0.3 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.2% of people usually resident in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 12.3% were born overseas and 0.3% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ocean Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,992 55.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,025 11.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 538 5.9 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,492 27.5 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 55.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs) were married, 11.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.9% were widowed and 27.5% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ocean Grove % Australia %
Australia 9,361 83.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ocean Grove % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Ocean Grove % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Ocean Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,023 54.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,938 34.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 233 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 116 2.1 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 259 4.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,124 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 5,569 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 5,569 people aged 15 years and over in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 54.3% worked full-time, 34.8% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 2.1% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.7% were unemployed. 3,124 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Ocean Grove % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ocean Grove % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 461 -- 466 --
Family 1,170 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,004 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $461, the median family income was $1,170 and the median household income was $1,004.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ocean Grove % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,253 40.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,340 43.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 454 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 27 0.9 89,686 1.7
Total families 3,074 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 3,074 families in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs): of these 40.8% were couple families without children, 43.6% were couple families with children, 14.8% were one parent families and 0.9% 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 Ocean Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,325 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 5,812 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,325 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Ocean Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,850 89.0 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 270 6.2 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 169 3.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 29 0.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 7 0.2 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), 89.0% were separate houses, 6.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ocean Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,704 39.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,481 34.2 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 943 21.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 20 0.5 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 179 4.1 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), 39.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.8% were rented.

Landlord type Ocean Grove % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 558 59.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 23 2.4 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 328 34.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 32 3.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 59.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 2.4% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 34.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ocean Grove % Australia %
Median weekly rent 185 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,180 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $185. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,180. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ocean Grove % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 3,049 70.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,050 24.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 94 2.2 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ocean Grove (State Suburbs), 70.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 24.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.2% 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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