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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Benalla

Code UCL204600 (UCL)
People 9,129
Male 4,321
Female 4,808
Median age 43
Australian citizenship 8,493
People born overseas 683
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34
Families 2,393
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,276
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $706
Median monthly mortgage repayment $875
Median weekly rent $147
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Benalla % Australia %
Total 9,129 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,321 47.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 4,808 52.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 104 1.1 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,129 people were usually resident in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Of the total population 1.1% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Benalla % Australia %
People
0-4 years 513 5.6 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,293 14.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,028 11.3 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,197 35.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,065 11.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,032 22.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 43 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 19.8% of people usually resident in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 33.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 43 years.

Selected characteristics Benalla % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,493 93.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 683 7.5 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 34 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 93.0% of people usually resident in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.5% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Benalla % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,642 49.7 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 1,020 13.9 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 750 10.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 1,910 26.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.7% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 13.9% were either separated or divorced, 10.2% were widowed and 26.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Benalla % Australia %
Australia 7,980 87.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Benalla % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Benalla % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,230 56.3 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,218 30.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 165 4.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 77 1.9 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 273 6.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,037 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,963 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,963 people aged 15 years and over in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.3% worked full-time, 30.7% worked part-time, 4.2% were away from work, 1.9% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.9% were unemployed. 3,037 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Benalla % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 384 -- 466 --
Family 976 -- 1,171 --
Household 706 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $384, the median family income was $976 and the median household income was $706.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Benalla % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,036 43.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 882 36.9 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 443 18.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 32 1.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,393 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,393 families in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 43.3% were couple families without children, 36.9% were couple families with children, 18.5% were one parent families and 1.3% 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 Benalla % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,841 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,276 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 3,841 occupied private dwellings were counted in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Benalla % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,310 86.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 145 3.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 345 9.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 38 1.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.1 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.2% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure Benalla % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,489 38.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,037 27.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,088 28.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 41 1.1 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 184 4.8 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.3% were rented.

Landlord type Benalla % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 559 51.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 271 24.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 231 21.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 26 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 24.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 21.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Benalla % Australia %
Median weekly rent 147 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 875 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $147. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $875. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Benalla % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,386 62.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,227 31.9 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 104 2.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Benalla (Urban Centres and Localities), 62.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.9% were single (or lone) person households and 2.7% 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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