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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Sandy Point

Code SSC26579 (SSC)
People 227
Male 116
Female 111
Median age 51
Australian citizenship 139
People born overseas 19
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 44
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 635
Average people per household 2.0
Median weekly household income $575
Median monthly mortgage repayment $900
Median weekly rent $110
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sandy Point % Australia %
Total 227 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 116 51.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 111 48.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 227 people were usually resident in Sandy Point (State Suburbs): of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Of the total population 0.0% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sandy Point % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7 3.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 32 14.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 14 6.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 66 29.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 45 19.8 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 62 27.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 51 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.2% of people usually resident in Sandy Point (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 47.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 51 years.

Selected characteristics Sandy Point % Australia %
Australian citizenship 139 61.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 19 8.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 61.2% of people usually resident in Sandy Point (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.4% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sandy Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 107 57.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 25 13.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 14 7.5 936,813 5.9
Never married 37 19.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sandy Point (State Suburbs) were married, 13.4% were either separated or divorced, 7.5% were widowed and 19.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sandy Point % Australia %
Australia 119 52.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sandy Point % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Sandy Point % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Sandy Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 28 59.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 19 40.4 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 0 0.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 0 0.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 0 0.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 73 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 47 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 47 people aged 15 years and over in Sandy Point (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 59.6% worked full-time, 40.4% worked part-time, 0.0% were away from work, 0.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 0.0% were unemployed. 73 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Sandy Point % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Sandy Point % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 305 -- 466 --
Family 725 -- 1,171 --
Household 575 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $305, the median family income was $725 and the median household income was $575.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandy Point % Australia %
Couple family without children 33 75.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 7 15.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 4 9.1 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 44 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 44 families in Sandy Point (State Suburbs): of these 75.0% were couple families without children, 15.9% were couple families with children, 9.1% were one parent families and 0.0% 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 Sandy Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 107 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 635 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 107 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sandy Point (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Sandy Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 104 97.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 2.8 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 Sandy Point (State Suburbs), 97.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sandy Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 47 43.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 17 15.9 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3 2.8 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 0 0.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 41 38.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Point (State Suburbs), 43.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 15.9% were owned with a mortgage and 2.8% were rented.

Landlord type Sandy Point % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 3 100.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 0 0.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 100.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Point (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 100.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 0.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sandy Point % Australia %
Median weekly rent 110 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 900 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.0 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Point (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $110. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $900. The average people per household was 2.0 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandy Point % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 43 40.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 16 15.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 4 3.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sandy Point (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.0% were single (or lone) person households and 3.7% 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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