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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Greater Shepparton (C)

Code LGA22830 (LGA)
People 60,449
Male 29,882
Female 30,567
Median age 38
Families 15,699
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 25,211
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $980
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 60,449 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 29,882 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 30,567 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,082 3.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 60,449 people in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,301 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,072 6.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,574 7.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,365 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,489 5.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,579 5.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,477 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,986 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,211 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,194 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,069 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,759 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,397 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,605 4.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,101 3.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,679 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,328 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,263 2.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 23,904 50.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,767 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,837 8.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,941 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 15,050 31.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 21,301 50.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,825 9.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 17,089 40.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 987 5.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,647 20.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,281 7.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 249 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,783 15.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,291 7.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 459 2.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,367 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 925 5.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 432 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,699 25.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 18,120 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 48,847 80.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,181 20.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,941 5.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,770 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 40,089 71.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 16,434 58.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 8,410 29.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,804 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,559 5.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 28,207 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 28,207 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,000 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,477 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,938 11.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,583 17.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 11,850 44.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 510 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,206 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 980 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) was $510.

Travel to work, top responses Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 31,901 67.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 13,421 28.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,518 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9,341 19.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 9,424 19.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 11,540 24.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,811 12.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,125 10.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,989 38.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,813 43.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,707 17.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 189 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.4% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 17.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,693 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,863 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,863 and those without children was $1,693.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,723 21.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 493 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,096 24.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,674 13.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 645 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,606 20.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 838 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 730 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 21,810 90.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,412 10.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 18,889 86.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 726 3.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,796 8.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 384 1.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 86.6% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 96 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 760 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,519 16.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 11,494 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,431 24.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 513 2.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,141 32.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 7,542 34.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6,212 28.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 230 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 687 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 32.7% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 15,436 70.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,709 26.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 665 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.8% were family households, 26.2% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 28.6% 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,576 7.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 7,091 32.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8,155 37.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,162 19.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 827 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), 32.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% 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 Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,080 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 994 47.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 1,086 52.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,080 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 994 (or 47.8%) were male and 1,086 (or 52.2%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Greater Shepparton (C) % 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 755 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greater Shepparton (C) (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 $755.

Mortgage and rent Greater Shepparton (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,272 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Greater Shepparton (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,272.

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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