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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Glenelg (S)

Code LGA22410 (LGA)
People 19,575
Male 9,790
Female 9,785
Median age 43
Families 5,281
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 9,511
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $899
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,148
Median weekly rent $161
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 19,575 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,790 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,785 50.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 405 2.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,575 people in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,062 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,175 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,412 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,346 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 779 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 874 4.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 953 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,207 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,326 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,541 7.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,511 7.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,535 7.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,387 7.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,038 5.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 866 4.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 628 3.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 508 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 429 2.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,135 51.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 553 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,470 9.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,133 7.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,641 29.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.1% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,189 51.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,419 10.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,400 38.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 259 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,134 20.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 291 5.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 183 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 998 18.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 205 3.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 283 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 434 8.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 213 3.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 137 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,283 23.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,420 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 27.4% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 17,074 87.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,912 10.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 874 4.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 635 3.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 14,939 81.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 81.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,080 54.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,003 32.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 717 7.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 457 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,257 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,257 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.9% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,192 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 860 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 956 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,287 14.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,791 43.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,178 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 899 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) was $463.

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

Unpaid work Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,081 69.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,280 26.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,894 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,570 28.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,783 17.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,954 24.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,289 14.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,055 12.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,327 44.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,081 39.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 824 15.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 49 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.4% were couple families with children, 44.1% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas) 20.2% of single parents were male and 79.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,697 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,911 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,911 and those without children was $1,697.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 776 17.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 176 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,053 23.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 606 13.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 247 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 930 21.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 337 7.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 281 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 17.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 23.9% 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,713 84.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,474 16.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,062 91.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 271 3.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 315 4.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 61 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.5% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 214 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,243 16.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,270 55.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,816 23.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 149 1.9 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 Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 55.4% 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,176 41.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,576 33.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,705 22.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 37 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 220 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.2% were owned outright, 33.4% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,243 68.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,299 29.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 171 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.0% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
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In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 161 -- 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,148 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 401 5.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,560 33.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,834 36.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,636 21.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 284 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.2% 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 Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 406 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 192 47.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 214 52.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 406 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 192 (or 47.3%) were male and 214 (or 52.7%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 818 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $818.

Mortgage and rent Glenelg (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 137 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,080 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Glenelg (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $137 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,080.

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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