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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Arnaud

Code SSC26655 (SSC)
People 2,272
Male 1,115
Female 1,157
Median age 45
Australian citizenship 2,146
People born overseas 98
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5
Families 571
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,118
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $599
Median monthly mortgage repayment $624
Median weekly rent $101
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People St Arnaud % Australia %
Total 2,272 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,115 49.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,157 50.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 2,272 people were usually resident in St Arnaud (State Suburbs): of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Of the total population 0.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age St Arnaud % Australia %
People
0-4 years 112 4.9 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 303 13.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 222 9.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 775 34.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 318 14.0 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 538 23.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 45 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in St Arnaud (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 37.7% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 45 years.

Selected characteristics St Arnaud % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,146 94.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 98 4.3 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 5 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 94.5% of people usually resident in St Arnaud (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 4.3% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status St Arnaud % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 910 49.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 220 11.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 205 11.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 523 28.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in St Arnaud (State Suburbs) were married, 11.9% were either separated or divorced, 11.1% were widowed and 28.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth St Arnaud % Australia %
Australia 2,062 90.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses St Arnaud % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) St Arnaud % Australia %

People — employment
Employment St Arnaud % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 566 58.2 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 304 31.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 23 2.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 23 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 56 5.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 809 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 972 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 972 people aged 15 years and over in St Arnaud (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 58.2% worked full-time, 31.3% worked part-time, 2.4% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.8% were unemployed. 809 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation St Arnaud % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Arnaud % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 341 -- 466 --
Family 782 -- 1,171 --
Household 599 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $341, the median family income was $782 and the median household income was $599.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition St Arnaud % Australia %
Couple family without children 262 45.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 213 37.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 82 14.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 14 2.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 571 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 571 families in St Arnaud (State Suburbs): of these 45.9% were couple families without children, 37.3% were couple families with children, 14.4% were one parent families and 2.5% 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 St Arnaud % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 973 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,118 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 973 occupied private dwellings were counted in St Arnaud (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure St Arnaud % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 867 89.1 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 2.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 70 7.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 17 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), 89.1% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure St Arnaud % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 475 48.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 253 26.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 195 20.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 4.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), 48.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Landlord type St Arnaud % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 36 18.5 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 50 25.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 100 51.3 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 7 3.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 18.5% were rented from a real estate agent, 25.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 51.3% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics St Arnaud % Australia %
Median weekly rent 101 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 624 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $101. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $624. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Arnaud % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 571 58.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 346 35.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 34 3.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in St Arnaud (State Suburbs), 58.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 35.6% were single (or lone) person households and 3.5% 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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