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Maribyrnong (C)

Code LGA24330 (LGA)
People 71,635
Male 36,394
Female 35,241
Median age 34
Families 17,618
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 31,050
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,257
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $280
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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People — demographics & education
People Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 71,635 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 36,394 50.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 35,241 49.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 324 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 71,635 people in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,230 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,609 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,027 4.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,363 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,340 8.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7,895 11.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7,541 10.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,934 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,635 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,706 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 4,201 5.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,340 4.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,560 3.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,785 2.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,617 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,400 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,301 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,148 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 24,317 40.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,730 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,613 7.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,753 4.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 26,356 44.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 40.7% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 21,352 40.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,210 11.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 25,607 48.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,030 4.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,668 11.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,158 5.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 292 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,746 7.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 973 4.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 367 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,911 8.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,216 22.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,080 4.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6,704 29.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 23,145 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.8% were in primary school, 13.3% in secondary school and 30.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 37,449 52.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 37,769 58.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,046 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,660 4.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 20,426 31.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 22,632 60.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9,971 26.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,067 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,610 7.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 37,280 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 37,280 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,130 9.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,602 10.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,235 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 6,816 19.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 15,816 45.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 577 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,525 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,257 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) was $577.

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

Unpaid work Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 38,378 64.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 14,054 23.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,592 9.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,999 13.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 14,351 24.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 14,500 24.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,474 9.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,052 6.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,537 37.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 7,529 42.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,982 16.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 571 3.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 42.7% were couple families with children, 37.1% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,310 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,345 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,345 and those without children was $2,310.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,659 26.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 575 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,736 19.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,305 16.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 764 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,312 16.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 905 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 810 5.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 26.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 26,448 91.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,529 8.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,490 62.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,889 14.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,923 22.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 109 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 62.3% were separate houses, 14.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 185 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 2,260 8.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8,873 33.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 10,986 41.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,549 13.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 594 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.5% had 1 bedroom, 33.6% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,516 24.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,523 32.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 10,474 39.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 146 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 789 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.6% were owned outright, 32.2% were owned with a mortgage and 39.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 17,157 64.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,211 27.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 2,080 7.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 7.9% were group households.

Household income Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.8% 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 Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4,068 15.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11,410 43.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 7,776 29.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,256 8.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 937 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.5% 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 Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 322 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 165 51.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 157 48.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 322 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 165 (or 51.2%) were male and 157 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,222 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,222.

Mortgage and rent Maribyrnong (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,960 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Maribyrnong (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,960.

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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