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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Shepparton-Mooroopna

Code UCL248400 (UCL)
People 38,773
Male 18,679
Female 20,094
Median age 35
Australian citizenship 34,701
People born overseas 4,428
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 93
Families 10,089
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,069
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $840
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $160
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Total 38,773 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 18,679 48.2 9,799,252 49.4
Female 20,094 51.8 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,610 4.2 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 38,773 people were usually resident in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Of the total population 4.2% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,712 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 5,879 15.2 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 5,134 13.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 15,567 40.1 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 3,897 10.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 5,584 14.4 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 35 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 22.2% of people usually resident in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 24.5% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 35 years.

Selected characteristics Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Australian citizenship 34,701 89.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,428 11.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 93 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.5% of people usually resident in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 11.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,901 49.4 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 3,640 12.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 2,105 7.0 936,813 5.9
Never married 9,531 31.6 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 49.4% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 12.1% were either separated or divorced, 7.0% were widowed and 31.6% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Australia 31,838 82.1 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,534 58.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 5,040 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 717 4.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 448 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 1,254 7.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 10,296 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 17,993 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 17,993 people aged 15 years and over in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 58.5% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 4.0% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 7.0% were unemployed. 10,296 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 424 -- 466 --
Family 1,044 -- 1,171 --
Household 840 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $424, the median family income was $1,044 and the median household income was $840.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,683 36.5 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,304 42.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,964 19.5 823,254 15.8
Other family 138 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 10,089 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 10,089 families in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 36.5% were couple families without children, 42.7% were couple families with children, 19.5% 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 Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,748 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 16,069 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 14,748 occupied private dwellings were counted in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,986 81.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 821 5.6 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,718 11.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 220 1.5 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 3 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.3% were separate houses, 5.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Tenure Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,466 30.3 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 4,862 33.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 4,381 29.7 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 147 1.0 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 891 6.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.3% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Landlord type Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 2,216 50.6 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 918 21.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 1,144 26.1 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 104 2.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 50.6% were rented from a real estate agent, 21.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.1% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Median weekly rent 160 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,083 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $160. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083. The average people per household was 2.5 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shepparton-Mooroopna % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 9,956 67.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 3,765 25.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 492 3.3 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Shepparton-Mooroopna (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 25.5% were single (or lone) person households and 3.3% 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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