2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

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Ulverstone

Code UCL618600 (UCL)
People 9,760
Male 4,583
Female 5,177
Median age 44
Australian citizenship 8,852
People born overseas 769
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19
Families 2,744
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,381
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $625
Median monthly mortgage repayment $780
Median weekly rent $120
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Ulverstone % Australia %
Total 9,760 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 4,583 47.0 9,799,252 49.4
Female 5,177 53.0 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 550 5.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 9,760 people were usually resident in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Of the total population 5.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Ulverstone % Australia %
People
0-4 years 564 5.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 1,221 12.5 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 1,074 11.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 3,484 35.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 1,238 12.7 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 2,181 22.3 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 44 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 18.3% of people usually resident in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 35.0% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 44 years.

Selected characteristics Ulverstone % Australia %
Australian citizenship 8,852 90.7 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 769 7.9 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 19 0.2 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 90.7% of people usually resident in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 7.9% were born overseas and 0.2% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Ulverstone % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,153 52.1 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 937 11.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 828 10.4 936,813 5.9
Never married 2,056 25.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 52.1% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 11.7% were either separated or divorced, 10.4% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Ulverstone % Australia %
Australia 8,280 84.8 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Ulverstone % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ulverstone % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,096 53.7 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 1,181 30.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 176 4.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 84 2.2 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 367 9.4 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 3,538 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 3,904 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 3,904 people aged 15 years and over in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 53.7% worked full-time, 30.3% worked part-time, 4.5% were away from work, 2.2% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 9.4% were unemployed. 3,538 people were not in the labour force.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ulverstone % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 340 -- 466 --
Family 861 -- 1,171 --
Household 625 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $340, the median family income was $861 and the median household income was $625.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Ulverstone % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,216 44.3 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 1,025 37.4 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 472 17.2 823,254 15.8
Other family 31 1.1 89,686 1.7
Total families 2,744 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 2,744 families in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 44.3% were couple families without children, 37.4% were couple families with children, 17.2% were one parent families and 1.1% 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 Ulverstone % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,051 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 4,381 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 4,051 occupied private dwellings were counted in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Ulverstone % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,409 84.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 28 0.7 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 564 13.9 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 50 1.2 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.2% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Tenure Ulverstone % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,614 39.8 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 1,137 28.1 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 1,050 25.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 36 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 213 5.3 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.9% were rented.

Landlord type Ulverstone % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 263 25.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 377 35.9 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 376 35.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 33 3.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 25.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 35.9% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 35.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Ulverstone % Australia %
Median weekly rent 120 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 780 -- 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 Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $120. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $780. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ulverstone % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 2,722 67.2 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 1,178 29.1 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 68 1.7 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Ulverstone (Urban Centres and Localities), 67.2% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.1% were single (or lone) person households and 1.7% 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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