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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Thorpdale

Code SSC26773 (SSC)
People 447
Male 237
Female 210
Median age 40
Australian citizenship 412
People born overseas 38
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 129
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 193
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $682
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $80
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Thorpdale % Australia %
Total 447 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 237 53.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 210 47.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 1.8 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 447 people were usually resident in Thorpdale (State Suburbs): of these 53.0% were male and 47.0% were female. Of the total population 1.8% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Thorpdale % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 5.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 72 16.1 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 53 11.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 183 40.9 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 59 13.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 55 12.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 40 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 21.3% of people usually resident in Thorpdale (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 25.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 40 years.

Selected characteristics Thorpdale % Australia %
Australian citizenship 412 92.2 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 38 8.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.2% of people usually resident in Thorpdale (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 8.5% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Thorpdale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 184 52.6 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 54 15.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 12 3.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 100 28.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.6% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Thorpdale (State Suburbs) were married, 15.4% were either separated or divorced, 3.4% were widowed and 28.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Thorpdale % Australia %
Australia 386 86.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Thorpdale % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Thorpdale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 125 55.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 59 26.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 13 5.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 4.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 17 7.6 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 109 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 224 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 224 people aged 15 years and over in Thorpdale (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.8% worked full-time, 26.3% worked part-time, 5.8% were away from work, 4.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.6% were unemployed. 109 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Thorpdale % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 466 --
Family 1,028 -- 1,171 --
Household 682 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Thorpdale (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $370, the median family income was $1,028 and the median household income was $682.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Thorpdale % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 45.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 44 34.1 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 24 18.6 823,254 15.8
Other family 3 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 129 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 129 families in Thorpdale (State Suburbs): of these 45.0% were couple families without children, 34.1% were couple families with children, 18.6% were one parent families and 2.3% 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 Thorpdale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 166 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 193 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 166 occupied private dwellings were counted in Thorpdale (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Thorpdale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 157 94.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 5.4 702,550 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 Thorpdale (State Suburbs), 94.6% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Thorpdale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 76 45.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 52 31.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 25 15.1 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.8 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 5.4 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Thorpdale (State Suburbs), 45.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 15.1% were rented.

Landlord type Thorpdale % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 5 20.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 15 60.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 6 24.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Thorpdale (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 20.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 60.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Thorpdale % Australia %
Median weekly rent 80 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Thorpdale (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $80. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.6 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Thorpdale % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 124 74.7 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 33 19.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 3 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Thorpdale (State Suburbs), 74.7% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 19.9% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% 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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