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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Mildura

Code UCL233800 (UCL)
People 30,016
Male 14,328
Female 15,688
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 27,144
People born overseas 3,194
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 292
Families 7,907
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,053
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $761
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $155
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Expand People category,
includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Mildura % Australia %
Total 30,016 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 14,328 47.7 9,799,252 49.4
Female 15,688 52.3 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,094 3.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 30,016 people were usually resident in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.7% were male and 52.3% were female. Of the total population 3.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Mildura % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,141 7.1 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,488 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 3,940 13.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 11,643 38.8 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,102 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,701 15.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.1% of people usually resident in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 36 years.

Selected characteristics Mildura % Australia %
Australian citizenship 27,144 90.4 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 3,194 10.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 292 1.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.4% of people usually resident in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 10.6% were born overseas and 1.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Mildura % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,111 47.5 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,949 12.6 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,805 7.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,524 32.2 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 47.5% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.6% were either separated or divorced, 7.7% were widowed and 32.2% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Mildura % Australia %
Australia 24,867 82.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Mildura % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mildura % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,870 59.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 3,673 27.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 452 3.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 353 2.7 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 890 6.7 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 8,748 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 13,238 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 13,238 people aged 15 years and over in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 59.5% worked full-time, 27.7% worked part-time, 3.4% were away from work, 2.7% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.7% were unemployed. 8,748 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mildura % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 396 -- 466 --
Family 1,007 -- 1,171 --
Household 761 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $396, the median family income was $1,007 and the median household income was $761.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Mildura % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,084 39.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,175 40.2 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,536 19.4 823,254 15.8
Other family 112 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,907 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,907 families in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 39.0% were couple families without children, 40.2% were couple families with children, 19.4% were one parent families and 1.4% 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 Mildura % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,025 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 13,053 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 12,025 occupied private dwellings were counted in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Mildura % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,223 76.7 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,041 8.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,405 11.7 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 353 2.9 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.7% were separate houses, 8.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Tenure Mildura % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,645 30.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,653 30.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,933 32.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 77 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 716 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 32.7% were rented.

Landlord type Mildura % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,034 51.7 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 808 20.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 990 25.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 101 2.6 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.7% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 25.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Mildura % Australia %
Median weekly rent 155 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $155. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.4 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mildura % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,823 65.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,262 27.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 363 3.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Mildura (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 27.1% were single (or lone) person households and 3.0% 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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