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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Warrnambool

Code UCL256200 (UCL)
People 28,150
Male 13,473
Female 14,677
Median age 36
Australian citizenship 25,768
People born overseas 1,644
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 132
Families 7,178
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,930
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $846
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,083
Median weekly rent $166
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Warrnambool % Australia %
Total 28,150 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 13,473 47.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 14,677 52.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 384 1.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 28,150 people were usually resident in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Of the total population 1.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Warrnambool % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,752 6.2 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 4,066 14.4 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 4,197 14.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 10,815 38.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 2,895 10.3 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 4,426 15.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 36 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.7% of people usually resident in Warrnambool (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 Warrnambool % Australia %
Australian citizenship 25,768 91.5 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,644 5.8 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 132 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 91.5% of people usually resident in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 5.8% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Warrnambool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,767 48.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 2,322 10.4 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 1,687 7.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 7,554 33.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 48.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 10.4% were either separated or divorced, 7.6% were widowed and 33.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Warrnambool % Australia %
Australia 24,676 87.7 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Warrnambool % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Warrnambool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,641 56.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 4,284 31.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 514 3.8 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 336 2.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 722 5.3 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 7,436 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 13,497 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 13,497 people aged 15 years and over in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 56.6% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 3.8% were away from work, 2.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.3% were unemployed. 7,436 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warrnambool % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 416 -- 466 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,171 --
Household 846 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $416, the median family income was $1,069 and the median household income was $846.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Warrnambool % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,720 37.9 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 3,059 42.6 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 1,278 17.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 121 1.7 89,686 1.7
Total families 7,178 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 7,178 families in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 37.9% were couple families without children, 42.6% were couple families with children, 17.8% were one parent families and 1.7% 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 Warrnambool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,963 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 11,930 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 10,963 occupied private dwellings were counted in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Warrnambool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,490 77.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 999 9.1 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 1,267 11.6 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 157 1.4 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 50 0.5 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 77.4% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Tenure Warrnambool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,836 35.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 3,137 28.6 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 3,291 30.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 69 0.6 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 627 5.7 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 30.0% were rented.

Landlord type Warrnambool % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 1,705 51.8 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 664 20.2 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 876 26.6 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 46 1.4 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.8% were rented from a real estate agent, 20.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 26.6% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Warrnambool % Australia %
Median weekly rent 166 -- 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 Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $166. 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 Warrnambool % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 7,121 65.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 2,918 26.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 511 4.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 65.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 26.6% were single (or lone) person households and 4.7% 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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