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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Indigo (S)

Code LGA23350 (LGA)
People 15,178
Male 7,525
Female 7,653
Median age 44
Families 4,152
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,574
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,066
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,367
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 15,178 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,525 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,653 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 142 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,178 people in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 831 5.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 992 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,052 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,086 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 495 3.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 485 3.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 661 4.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 919 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,105 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,228 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,267 8.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,240 8.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,203 7.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 888 5.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 644 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 437 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 318 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 328 2.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,688 54.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 363 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,189 9.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 778 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,290 26.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.3% were married and 12.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,911 55.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,069 10.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,762 35.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 293 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 949 21.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 211 4.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 127 2.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 832 18.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 238 5.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 114 2.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 388 8.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 263 5.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 60 1.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 978 22.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,453 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 26.6% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,216 87.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,569 11.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 751 5.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 566 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,251 79.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 79.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,296 56.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,534 33.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 526 6.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 299 3.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,655 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,655 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.1% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 883 12.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 785 10.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 868 11.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,029 14.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,266 44.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 540 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,321 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,066 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) was $540.

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

Unpaid work Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,154 74.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,564 29.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,532 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,773 30.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,432 19.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,414 27.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,838 14.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,468 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,847 44.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,735 41.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 536 12.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% were couple families with children, 44.5% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.6% of single parents were male and 78.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,693 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,996 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,996 and those without children was $1,693.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 773 21.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 225 6.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 895 25.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 415 11.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 205 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 626 17.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 222 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 213 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.3% had both employed part-time and 25.0% 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 Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,612 88.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 737 11.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,236 93.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 139 2.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 155 2.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 83 1.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.3% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 170 3.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 838 14.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,849 50.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,668 29.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 1.4 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,281 40.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,145 38.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,037 18.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,108 73.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,386 24.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 118 2.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.2% were family households, 24.7% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,367 -- 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 Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 224 4.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,634 29.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,175 38.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,418 25.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 163 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% 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 Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 145 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 45.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 79 54.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 145 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 45.5%) were male and 79 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Indigo (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Indigo (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,820.

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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