2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wye River

Code SSC21512 (SSC)
People 236
Male 131
Female 105
Median age 52
Families 53
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 577
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,012
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,450
Median weekly rent $205
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Total 236 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 131 55.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 105 44.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 236 people in Wye River (State Suburbs) of these 55.5% were male and 44.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8 3.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4 1.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4 1.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 1.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 3.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 13 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 10.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 28 12.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 33 14.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 13.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 7.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wye River (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 81 38.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 4.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 44 21.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 4.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 66 31.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wye River (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.6% were married and 25.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 40 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wye River (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 40 years.

Social marital status Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 42.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 35 24.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 49 33.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wye River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 24.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wye River (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5 10.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 6.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 6.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 12.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 6.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 28 58.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 48 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wye River (State Suburbs) 20.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.2% were in primary school, 12.2% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wye River % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 173 73.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 46 21.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 19 8.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4 1.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 144 67.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wye River (State Suburbs), 67.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wye River % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wye River % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 64 55.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 46 39.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 2.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 116 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 116 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wye River (State Suburbs). Of these 55.2% were employed full time, 39.7% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 10.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 13.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 14.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10 8.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 56 49.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wye River (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wye River (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

Occupation Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,062 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,012 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wye River (State Suburbs) was $527.

Travel to work, top responses Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 149 71.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 45 21.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 15.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 61 29.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wye River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.4% provided care for children and 15.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 37 17.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 62 29.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 14.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 21 10.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wye River (State Suburbs), 29.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 35 67.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 17 32.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wye River (State Suburbs), 32.7% were couple families with children, 67.3% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wye River (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,656 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wye River (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,656.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 12.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 10.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9 19.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 10.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 17.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5 10.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 4 8.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 10.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wye River (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.8% had both partners employed full-time, 10.6% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 86 15.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 472 84.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wye River (State Suburbs), 15.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 84.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 83 96.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 3.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wye River (State Suburbs), 96.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 23.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 47 54.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 16.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wye River (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 23.0% had 2 bedrooms and 54.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 41 47.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 23 26.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 17 19.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 5.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wye River (State Suburbs), 47.7% were owned outright, 26.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 55 61.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 31 34.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wye River (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.8% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wye River (State Suburbs), 34.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 205 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,450 -- 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 Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 43.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 29 33.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 15 17.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 5.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wye River (State Suburbs), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wye River (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wye River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Wye River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wye River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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