Liverpool (C)

2001 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA14900
People 153,633
Male 76,926
Female 76,707
Australian citizenship 130,536
People born overseas 58,463
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 654
Families 40,177
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 50,879
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Total 153,633 -- 18,769,249 --
Male 76,926 50.1 9,270,466 49.4
Female 76,707 49.9 9,498,783 50.6
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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,038 1.3 410,003 2.2

On Census Night 7th August 2001, 153,633 people were counted in Liverpool (C): of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Of the total population 1.3% were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Age
People
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
0-4 years 13,519 8.8 1,243,969 6.6
5-14 years 25,345 16.5 2,668,506 14.2
15-24 years 22,212 14.5 2,566,346 13.7
25-54 years 69,878 45.5 8,159,808 43.5
55-64 years 11,260 7.3 1,759,742 9.4
65 years and over 11,419 7.4 2,370,878 12.6

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C) there were 38,864 children aged 0-14 years and 22,679 people aged 55 years and over.

Selected characteristics Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Australian citizenship 130,536 85.0 16,559,774 88.2
People born overseas 58,463 38.1 4,105,444 21.9
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 654 0.4 203,101 1.1

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 130,536 people were Australian citizens, 58,463 were born overseas and 654 people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Married 63,589 55.4 7,635,947 51.4
Separated or divorced 11,496 10.0 1,609,314 10.8
Widowed 5,497 4.8 919,904 6.2
Never married 34,188 29.8 4,691,609 31.6

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 55.4% of people aged 15 years and over were married, 10.0% were separated or divorced, 4.8% were widowed and 29.8% were never married.

Cultural & language diversity

Country of birth Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Australia 85,484 55.6 13,629,481 72.6
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null
Fiji 4,509 2.9 44,261 0.2
Viet Nam 4,195 2.7 154,831 0.8
Italy 3,299 2.1 218,718 1.2
Lebanon 3,035 2.0 71,349 0.4
England 2,962 1.9 847,365 4.5

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 55.6% of people stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses for country of birth within Liverpool (C) were Fiji 2.9%, Viet Nam 2.7%, Italy 2.1%, Lebanon 2.0% and England 1.9%.

Religious affiliation, top responses Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Catholic 55,186 35.9 5,001,624 26.6
Anglican 23,420 15.2 3,881,162 20.7
Islam 11,554 7.5 281,578 1.5
Orthodox 11,090 7.2 529,444 2.8
No Religion 9,686 6.3 2,905,993 15.5

Of all people counted in Liverpool (C) on Census Night 2001, the most common responses for religious affiliation were Catholic 35.9%, Anglican 15.2%, Islam 7.5%, Orthodox 7.2% and No Religion 6.3%.

Language, top responses (other than English) Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Arabic (incl. Lebanese) 9,785 6.4 209,372 1.1
Italian 5,834 3.8 353,605 1.9
Vietnamese 5,574 3.6 174,236 0.9
Spanish 4,950 3.2 93,593 0.5
Hindi 4,922 3.2 47,817 0.3
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English only spoken at home 77,847 50.7 15,013,965 80.0

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), the most common responses for languages other than English spoken at home were Arabic (incl. Lebanese) 6.4%, Italian 3.8%, Vietnamese 3.6%, Spanish 3.2% and Hindi 3.2%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 50.7% of people counted.

Employment

Employment
People aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 45,047 64.4 5,360,693 59.8
Worked part-time 16,423 23.5 2,689,709 30.0
Hours worked not stated 2,677 3.8 248,204 2.8
Unemployed 5,809 8.3 660,709 7.4
Not in the labour force 39,656 -- 5,265,426 --
Total in labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 69,956 -- 8,959,315 --
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During the week prior to Census Night 2001, 69,956 people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (C) were in the labour force. Of these 64.4% worked full-time, 23.5% worked part-time, 3.8% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.3% were unemployed. 39,656 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 11,929 10.4 1,366,701 9.2
Tradespersons and Related Workers 10,084 8.8 1,018,903 6.9
Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 7,836 6.8 670,821 4.5
Professionals 7,809 6.8 1,514,096 10.2
Labourers and Related Workers 6,405 5.6 717,457 4.8
Associate Professionals 6,264 5.5 975,653 6.6
Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 5,805 5.1 792,378 5.3
Managers and Administrators 3,842 3.3 764,823 5.1
Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 2,549 2.2 309,968 2.1

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), the most common responses for occupation were Intermediate Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 10.4%, Tradespersons and Related Workers 8.8%, Intermediate Production and Transport Workers 6.8%, Professionals 6.8%, Labourers and Related Workers 5.6%, Associate Professionals 5.5%, Elementary Clerical, Sales and Service Workers 5.1%, Managers and Administrators 3.3% and Advanced Clerical and Service Workers 2.2%.

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Business Services 5,087 4.4 795,439 5.4
Construction Trade Services 3,469 3.0 342,542 2.3
Personal and Household Good Retailing 3,436 3.0 517,816 3.5
Health Services 3,343 2.9 570,442 3.8
Food Retailing 3,248 2.8 443,890 3.0

On Census Night 2001, of the employed people aged 15 years and over in Liverpool (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Business Services 4.4%, Construction Trade Services 3.0%, Personal and Household Good Retailing 3.0%, Health Services 2.9% and Food Retailing 2.8%.

Families

family type

Family composition

Family type Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 9,881 24.6 1,764,167 35.7
Couple family with children 23,404 58.3 2,321,165 47.0
One parent family 6,311 15.7 762,632 15.4
Other family 581 1.4 88,864 1.8
Total families 40,177 -- 4,936,828 --

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 40,177 families were counted: of these, 24.6% were couple families without children, 58.3% were couple families with children, 15.7% were one parent families and 1.4% were other families.

Dwellings

dwelling structure | household type

Dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 48,543 95.4 7,072,202 90.8
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 50,879 -- 7,790,079 --

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 48,543 occupied private dwellings were counted.

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Separate house 37,376 77.0 5,327,309 75.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,122 8.5 632,176 8.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6,368 13.1 923,139 13.1
Other dwelling 127 0.3 134,274 1.9
Dwelling type not stated 550 1.1 55,304 0.8

On Census Night 2001, of occupied private dwellings counted in Liverpool (C), 77.0% were separate houses, 8.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Owned outright 15,069 31.0 2,810,917 39.7
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 14,958 30.8 1,872,132 26.5
Rented (includes rent-free) 14,678 30.2 1,858,324 26.3
Other tenure type 1,229 2.5 196,026 2.8
Tenure type not stated 2,611 5.4 334,803 4.7

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 30.8% were being purchased and 30.2% were rented.

Landlord type
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Real estate agent 6,641 45.2 813,633 43.8
State or Territory housing authority 4,290 29.2 317,171 17.1
Other landlord type 3,570 24.3 705,122 37.9
Landlord type not stated 179 1.2 22,398 1.2

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), of the occupied private dwellings being rented 45.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 29.2% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 24.3% were rented from an other landlord type.

Household type

Household type
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Liverpool (C) % Liverpool (C) Australia % Australia
Family households 38,880 80.1 4,866,031 68.8
Single (or lone) person households 7,003 14.4 1,616,213 22.9
Group households 924 1.9 262,551 3.7

On Census Night 2001 in Liverpool (C), 80.1% of the occupied private dwellings were family households, 14.4% were single (or lone) person households and 1.9% were group households.

Data for this QuickStat has been sourced from the 2001 Basic Community Profile catalogue No. 2001.0 and the 2001 Indigenous Profile catalogue No. 2002.0. Indigenous Statistics are only available for selected geographic areas. The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2001 Census of Population & Housing held on 7 August 2001. 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

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