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Murrindindi (S)

Code LGA25620 (LGA)
People 13,058
Male 6,615
Female 6,443
Median age 45
Families 3,558
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,210
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $917
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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People — demographics & education
People Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,058 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,615 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,443 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 96 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,058 people in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 729 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 733 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 783 6.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 724 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 491 3.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 515 3.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 606 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 829 6.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 957 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 965 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,060 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,019 7.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,117 8.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 930 7.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 618 4.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 409 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 308 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 264 2.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,682 52.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 362 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,087 10.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 633 5.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,051 28.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,980 53.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,063 11.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,317 35.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 226 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 689 20.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 193 5.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 663 19.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 61 1.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 59 1.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 246 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 194 5.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 100 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 937 27.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,407 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,743 82.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,973 16.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 872 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 608 5.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,708 71.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 71.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,353 53.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,144 34.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 435 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 285 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,217 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,217 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 768 12.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 680 11.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 701 11.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 754 12.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,599 43.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 473 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,161 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 917 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) was $473.

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

Unpaid work Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,970 73.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,847 26.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,312 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,151 29.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,041 18.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,897 26.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,604 14.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,428 13.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,709 48.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,399 39.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 422 11.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.3% were couple families with children, 48.0% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.1% of single parents were male and 75.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,542 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,816 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,816 and those without children was $1,542.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 463 14.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 167 5.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 742 23.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 418 13.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 238 7.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 659 21.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 210 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 208 6.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 14.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% 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 Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,033 73.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,846 26.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,741 94.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 63 1.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39 0.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 187 3.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.2% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 37 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 245 4.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 918 18.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,435 48.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,306 25.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 93 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,266 45.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,761 35.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 841 16.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 129 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.0% were owned outright, 35.0% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,511 69.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,399 27.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 126 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 174 3.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,478 29.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,945 38.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,255 24.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 182 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.9% 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 Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 98 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 49 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 49 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 98 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 49 (or 50.0%) were male and 49 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 712 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $712.

Mortgage and rent Murrindindi (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Murrindindi (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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