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Yarra (C) - Richmond

Code 205057352 (SLA)
People 26,121
Male 12,788
Female 13,333
Median age 33
Families 6,158
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 13,450
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,730
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,380
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Total 26,121 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,788 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 13,333 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 86 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 26,121 people in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,283 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 836 3.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 691 2.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 800 3.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,160 8.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4,564 17.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,751 14.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,523 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,938 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,449 5.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,299 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,205 4.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,106 4.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 747 2.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 614 2.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 516 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 355 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 282 1.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,068 30.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 596 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,862 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 803 3.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 12,984 55.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) aged 15 years and over, 30.3% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,239 30.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,471 16.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,886 52.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 262 3.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 640 9.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 226 3.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 98 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 389 5.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 168 2.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 132 1.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 568 8.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,021 29.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 319 4.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,049 29.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,872 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) 26.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.0% were in primary school, 10.0% in secondary school and 37.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,912 60.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,606 44.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,767 7.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,236 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,318 43.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 43.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,568 69.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,513 21.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 780 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 711 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,572 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 16,572 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas). Of these 69.8% were employed full time, 21.2% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,201 7.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,055 6.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,254 7.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,594 16.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,979 56.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 7.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 927 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,189 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,730 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) was $927.

Travel to work, top responses Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,117 73.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,967 17.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,971 8.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,072 17.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.0% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 8,308 35.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,158 26.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,648 7.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,001 4.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,177 51.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,813 29.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 911 14.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 257 4.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 29.4% were couple families with children, 51.6% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,868 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,029 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,029 and those without children was $2,868.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,808 36.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 175 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 896 18.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 608 12.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 204 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 659 13.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 319 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 321 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), of couple families, 36.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 18.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,362 90.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,261 10.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,222 28.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,375 29.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,702 41.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 53 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 28.4% were separate houses, 29.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 75 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,951 17.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,154 45.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,290 29.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 670 5.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 224 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), of occupied private dwellings 17.2% had 1 bedroom, 45.4% had 2 bedrooms and 29.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,203 19.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,771 24.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6,062 53.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 51 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 276 2.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 19.4% were owned outright, 24.4% were owned with a mortgage and 53.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,100 53.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,681 32.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,584 13.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), of all households, 53.7% were family households, 32.4% were single person households and 13.9% were group households.

Household income Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 18.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 9.1 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,380 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 10.1 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,484 21.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,330 46.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,683 23.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 547 4.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 320 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), 46.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 82 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 37 45.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 45 54.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), there were 82 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 37 (or 45.1%) were male and 45 (or 54.9%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,075 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,075.

Mortgage and rent Yarra (C) - Richmond % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 312 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,800 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Yarra (C) - Richmond (Statistical Local Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $312 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,800.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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