Swan Hill (RC)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA26610
People 20,584
Male 50.4%
Female 49.6%
Median age 40
Families 4,942
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 9,155
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,094
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,130
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 10,368 50.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,217 49.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 832 4.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 20,584 people in Swan Hill (RC). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.0% of the population.

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Age Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,326 6.4 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 1,355 6.6 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,257 6.1 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,275 6.2 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,190 5.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,272 6.2 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,245 6.0 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,158 5.6 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,147 5.6 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,294 6.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,411 6.9 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,460 7.1 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 1,305 6.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 1,169 5.7 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 876 4.3 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 737 3.6 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 540 2.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 563 2.7 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Swan Hill (RC) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 8,431 50.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 564 3.4 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,286 7.7 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 1,181 7.1 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 5,181 31.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Swan Hill (RC) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 6,842 50.0 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,239 9.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 5,610 41.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Swan Hill (RC), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 323 4.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,003 15.0 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 517 7.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 71 1.1 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 911 13.6 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 355 5.3 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 36 0.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 342 5.1 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 272 4.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 105 1.6 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,752 41.2 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Swan Hill (RC) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.8% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 9.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,496 9.0 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,103 6.6 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 475 2.9 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,276 13.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,054 12.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,404 8.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,958 11.8 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 21 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 2,246 13.5 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 225 1.4 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 3,048 18.3 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Swan Hill (RC), 12.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 7,905 29.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 6,653 25.2 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 2,116 8.0 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,686 6.4 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Italian 1,536 5.8 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Swan Hill (RC) were Australian 29.9%, English 25.2%, Irish 8.0%, Scottish 6.4% and Italian 5.8%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Swan Hill (RC) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 15,364 74.7 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 242 1.2 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Italy 230 1.1 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
England 178 0.9 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
Vietnam 174 0.8 80,787 1.4 219,355 0.9
Malaysia 161 0.8 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6

In Swan Hill (RC), 74.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 1.2%, Italy 1.1%, England 0.9%, Vietnam 0.8% and Malaysia 0.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 3,211 15.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 701 3.4 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 480 2.3 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 13,508 65.6 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Swan Hill (RC), 65.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 14,098 68.5 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Italy 677 3.3 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
England 440 2.1 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
India 302 1.5 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Tonga 288 1.4 4,707 0.1 27,546 0.1

In Swan Hill (RC), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.5%, Italy 3.3%, England 2.1%, India 1.5% and Tonga 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 14,324 69.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 586 2.9 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
England 391 1.9 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
India 281 1.4 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Tonga 279 1.4 4,138 0.1 23,495 0.1

In Swan Hill (RC), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 69.7%, Italy 2.9%, England 1.9%, India 1.4% and Tonga 1.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 5,470 26.6 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 5,002 24.3 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 2,774 13.5 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 2,370 11.5 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 1,747 8.5 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Swan Hill (RC) were No Religion, so described 26.6%, Catholic 24.3%, Not stated 13.5%, Anglican 11.5% and Uniting Church 8.5%. In Swan Hill (RC), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 397 1.9 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Tongan 254 1.2 3,257 0.1 17,691 0.1
Vietnamese 218 1.1 103,430 1.7 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 176 0.9 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Punjabi 172 0.8 56,171 0.9 132,496 0.6
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English only spoken at home 15,707 76.4 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,045 12.7 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Swan Hill (RC) 76.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.9%, Tongan 1.2%, Vietnamese 1.1%, Mandarin 0.9% and Punjabi 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 5,256 58.2 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,705 29.9 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 610 6.8 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 462 5.1 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 9,033 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Swan Hill (RC). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,011 11.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 738 8.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 953 11.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,575 18.4 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,675 42.9 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Swan Hill (RC), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Managers 1,597 18.6 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Labourers 1,259 14.7 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Professionals 1,207 14.1 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,131 13.2 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 916 10.7 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 876 10.2 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 840 9.8 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 562 6.6 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Swan Hill (RC) included Managers 18.6%, Labourers 14.7%, Professionals 14.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.2%, Sales Workers 9.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 437 5.2 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Grape Growing 288 3.4 1,681 0.1 6,278 0.1
Other Grain Growing 237 2.8 3,684 0.1 19,053 0.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 226 2.7 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Secondary Education 224 2.6 43,766 1.6 177,487 1.7

Of the employed people in Swan Hill (RC), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.2%, Grape Growing 3.4%, Other Grain Growing 2.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.7% and Secondary Education 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 580 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,358 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,094 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Swan Hill (RC) was $580.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 5,756 67.2 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 568 6.6 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Walked only 551 6.4 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 496 5.8 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Bicycle 59 0.7 33,963 1.2 107,756 1.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 45 0.5 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 6,292 73.4 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Swan Hill (RC), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.2%, Worked at home 6.6%, Walked only 6.4%, Car, as passenger 5.8% and Bicycle 0.7%. On the day, 0.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 73.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,220 61.4 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,144 24.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,971 11.8 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,021 24.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Swan Hill (RC), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.9% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,013 18.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,695 22.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,884 11.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,629 9.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Swan Hill (RC), 22.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,101 42.5 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,031 41.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 737 14.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 80 1.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Swan Hill (RC), 41.0% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 20.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 79.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Swan Hill (RC), 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 856 20.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 163 4.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 959 23.2 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 560 13.6 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 221 5.4 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 858 20.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 264 6.4 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 245 5.9 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Swan Hill (RC), of couple families with children, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 23.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 7,208 88.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 925 11.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Swan Hill (RC), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 6,294 87.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 283 3.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 413 5.7 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 115 1.6 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Swan Hill (RC), 87.3% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 37 0.5 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 311 4.3 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,084 15.1 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,588 49.9 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,917 26.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 254 3.5 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Swan Hill (RC), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,649 36.8 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,154 29.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,074 28.8 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 51 0.7 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 271 3.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Swan Hill (RC), 36.8% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 4,871 67.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,058 28.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 262 3.6 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Swan Hill (RC), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

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Household income Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Swan Hill (RC), 26.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 185 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,130 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.6 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 446 6.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,202 30.6 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,583 35.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,534 21.3 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 439 6.1 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Swan Hill (RC), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,791 24.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 5,123 71.2 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 286 4.0 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Swan Hill (RC), 71.2% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 391 47.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 439 52.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Swan Hill (RC), 47.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.9% were female. The median age was 21 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 987 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Swan Hill (RC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $987.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Swan Hill (RC) % Swan Hill (RC) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 180 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,105 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Swan Hill (RC), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,105.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.