2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Buloke (S)

Code LGA21270 (LGA)
People 6,384
Male 3,228
Female 3,156
Median age 48
Families 1,692
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,260
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $742
Median monthly mortgage repayments $737
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,384 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,228 50.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,156 49.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,384 people in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 339 5.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 392 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 437 6.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 402 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 221 3.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 213 3.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 232 3.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 285 4.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 413 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 431 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 493 7.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 483 7.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 509 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 376 5.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 370 5.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 282 4.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 259 4.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 245 3.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,795 53.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 154 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 390 7.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 510 9.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,372 26.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,584 54.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 354 7.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,773 37.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 108 6.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 404 25.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 117 7.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 0.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 436 27.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 0.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 52 3.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 74 4.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 27 1.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 362 22.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,600 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.8% were in primary school, 28.1% in secondary school and 7.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,764 90.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 449 7.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 203 3.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 168 2.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,239 86.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,722 60.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 811 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 189 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 105 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,827 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,827 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 303 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 258 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 250 9.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 257 9.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,467 53.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 406 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 959 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 742 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) was $406.

Travel to work, top responses Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,734 71.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,312 25.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 751 14.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,228 42.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 14.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 42.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 969 18.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,184 22.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 705 13.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 875 16.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 833 49.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 664 39.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 175 10.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.2% were couple families with children, 49.2% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,475 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,475 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 305 20.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 53 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 346 23.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 12.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 68 4.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 363 24.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 97 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 82 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,616 82.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 569 17.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,479 94.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 49 1.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 55 2.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 1.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.8% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 89 3.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 379 14.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,405 53.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 657 25.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 2.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.5% had 2 bedrooms and 53.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,457 55.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 593 22.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 448 17.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 31 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 86 3.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 55.7% were owned outright, 22.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,681 64.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 870 33.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 66 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.2% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 40.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.6% 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 Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 737 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 175 6.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 828 31.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 913 34.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 599 22.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 100 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% 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 Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 38.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 22 61.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 38.9%) were male and 22 (or 61.1%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Buloke (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Buloke (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $433.

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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