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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Powelltown

Code SSC26485 (SSC)
People 201
Male 102
Female 99
Median age 37
Australian citizenship 183
People born overseas 20
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 54
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 96
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $664
Median monthly mortgage repayment $681
Median weekly rent $78
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Powelltown % Australia %
Total 201 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 102 50.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 99 49.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 3.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 201 people were usually resident in Powelltown (State Suburbs): of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Of the total population 3.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Powelltown % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 10.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 29 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 15 7.5 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 90 44.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 29 14.4 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 14 7.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 37 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 25.4% of people usually resident in Powelltown (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.4% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 37 years.

Selected characteristics Powelltown % Australia %
Australian citizenship 183 91.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 20 10.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.0% of people usually resident in Powelltown (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 10.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Powelltown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 73 49.3 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 24 16.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 5 3.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 47 31.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.3% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Powelltown (State Suburbs) were married, 16.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.4% were widowed and 31.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Powelltown % Australia %
Australia 163 81.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Powelltown % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Powelltown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 41 51.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 25 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 7 8.8 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 8.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 62 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 80 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 80 people aged 15 years and over in Powelltown (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 51.3% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 8.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.8% were unemployed. 62 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Powelltown % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 466 --
Family 771 -- 1,171 --
Household 664 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Powelltown (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $364, the median family income was $771 and the median household income was $664.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Powelltown % Australia %
Couple family without children 21 38.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 25 46.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 8 14.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 54 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 54 families in Powelltown (State Suburbs): of these 38.9% were couple families without children, 46.3% were couple families with children, 14.8% 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 Powelltown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 75 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 96 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 75 occupied private dwellings were counted in Powelltown (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Powelltown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 75 100.0 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 Powelltown (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 Powelltown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 22 29.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 40 53.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 6 8.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 9.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Powelltown (State Suburbs), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 53.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.0% were rented.

Landlord type Powelltown % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 66.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 4 66.7 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Powelltown (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 66.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 66.7% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Powelltown % Australia %
Median weekly rent 78 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 681 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Powelltown (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $78. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $681. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.2.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Powelltown % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 58 77.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 20 26.7 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 5.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Powelltown (State Suburbs), 77.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.7% were single (or lone) person households and 5.3% 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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