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Nillumbik (S)

Code LGA25710 (LGA)
People 60,342
Male 29,895
Female 30,447
Median age 39
Families 16,728
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 21,005
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,872
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 60,342 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 29,895 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 30,447 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 195 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 60,342 people in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,574 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,325 7.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,681 7.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 5,010 8.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,187 6.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,603 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,645 4.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,998 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,964 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,152 8.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,279 8.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,518 7.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,661 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,350 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,398 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 805 1.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 588 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 606 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 26,973 56.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,023 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,054 6.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,554 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 15,163 31.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 56.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 25,422 56.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,261 7.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 16,045 35.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,297 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,250 21.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,025 5.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 545 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,981 15.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,216 6.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,157 5.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,398 7.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,786 14.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 490 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,474 12.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 19,619 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.7% were in primary school, 27.3% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 49,457 82.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13,544 23.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,800 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,220 5.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 36,465 62.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 62.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,570 57.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 11,702 34.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,807 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,196 3.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 34,275 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 34,275 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4,511 13.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,700 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,487 10.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,435 13.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 15,142 45.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 698 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,070 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,872 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) was $698.

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

Unpaid work Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 37,333 78.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 15,847 33.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 5,976 12.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,400 21.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.2% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 11,994 25.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 13,355 28.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 6,943 14.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,043 10.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,836 28.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 9,821 58.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,941 11.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 130 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 58.7% were couple families with children, 28.9% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,248 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,623 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,623 and those without children was $2,248.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,958 20.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 631 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,713 32.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,319 15.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 737 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,649 11.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 914 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 735 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 32.2% 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,360 94.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,201 5.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 18,403 95.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 557 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 363 1.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 30 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.0% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 50 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 340 1.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,490 7.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 8,387 43.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 8,940 46.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 155 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 7.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,427 38.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 9,688 50.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,881 9.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 91 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 274 1.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.4% were owned outright, 50.0% were owned with a mortgage and 9.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 16,446 84.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,653 13.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 264 1.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 84.9% were family households, 13.7% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.6% 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 315 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 421 2.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,888 20.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8,751 45.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,008 31.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 294 1.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), 20.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.0% 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 194 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 89 45.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 105 54.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 194 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 89 (or 45.9%) were male and 105 (or 54.1%) 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 Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,545 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,545.

Mortgage and rent Nillumbik (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 351 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Nillumbik (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $351 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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