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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Sunbury

Code UCL250400 (UCL)
People 29,566
Male 14,337
Female 15,229
Median age 34
Australian citizenship 26,627
People born overseas 4,253
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 70
Families 7,933
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,914
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,155
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $190
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Sunbury % Australia %
Total 29,566 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 14,337 48.5 9,799,252 49.4
Female 15,229 51.5 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 188 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 29,566 people were usually resident in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Sunbury % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,082 7.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,825 16.3 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,461 15.1 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 12,909 43.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,623 8.9 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,669 9.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 34 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 23.4% of people usually resident in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 17.9% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 34 years.

Selected characteristics Sunbury % Australia %
Australian citizenship 26,627 90.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 4,253 14.4 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 70 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.1% of people usually resident in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 14.4% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Sunbury % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,805 52.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,526 11.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,059 4.7 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,269 32.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.1% were either separated or divorced, 4.7% were widowed and 32.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Sunbury % Australia %
Australia 23,812 80.5 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Sunbury % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sunbury % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,417 61.4 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,296 28.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 549 3.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 370 2.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 696 4.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 6,314 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 15,328 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 15,328 people aged 15 years and over in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 61.4% worked full-time, 28.0% worked part-time, 3.6% were away from work, 2.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 4.5% were unemployed. 6,314 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sunbury % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 513 -- 466 --
Family 1,316 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,155 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $513, the median family income was $1,316 and the median household income was $1,155.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunbury % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,349 29.6 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 4,182 52.7 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,293 16.3 823,254 15.8
Other family 109 1.4 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,933 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,933 families in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 29.6% were couple families without children, 52.7% were couple families with children, 16.3% 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 Sunbury % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,183 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 10,914 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 10,183 occupied private dwellings were counted in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Sunbury % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,228 90.6 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 592 5.8 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 348 3.4 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 15 0.1 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.6% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Tenure Sunbury % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,786 27.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 5,230 51.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,671 16.4 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 33 0.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 463 4.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 51.4% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Landlord type Sunbury % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,042 62.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 142 8.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 451 27.0 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 37 2.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 62.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 27.0% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Sunbury % Australia %
Median weekly rent 190 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $190. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunbury % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,850 77.1 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,757 17.3 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 258 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Sunbury (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.1% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 17.3% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% 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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