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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Northern Grampians (S)

Code LGA25810 (LGA)
People 11,845
Male 5,909
Female 5,936
Median age 45
Families 3,202
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,115
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $815
Median monthly mortgage repayments $910
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,845 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,909 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,936 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 144 1.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,845 people in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 581 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 695 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 792 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 745 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 568 4.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 490 4.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 534 4.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 661 5.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 777 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 844 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 867 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 934 7.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 927 7.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 745 6.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 538 4.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 426 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 379 3.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 342 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,006 51.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 352 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 780 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 790 8.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,843 29.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.2% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,448 51.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 795 9.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,419 39.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 150 5.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 818 27.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 112 3.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 616 20.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 143 4.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 1.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 168 5.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 143 4.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 74 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 727 24.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,987 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 10.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,427 88.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 947 8.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 471 4.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 339 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,343 84.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,049 56.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,792 33.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 340 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 254 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,435 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,435 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 688 13.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 457 8.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 648 12.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 725 14.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,320 44.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 447 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,053 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 815 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) was $447.

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

Unpaid work Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,756 69.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,483 25.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,233 12.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,691 27.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,751 17.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,341 24.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,327 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,336 13.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,524 47.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,169 36.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 465 14.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.5% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas) 20.1% of single parents were male and 79.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,425 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,699 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,699 and those without children was $1,425.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 500 18.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 111 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 589 21.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 340 12.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 167 6.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 620 23.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 157 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 213 7.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 21.8% 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,769 80.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,124 19.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 80.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,410 92.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 138 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 128 2.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 89 1.9 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.5% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 173 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 834 17.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,471 51.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,137 23.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 131 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,138 44.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,422 29.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,027 21.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 151 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.8% were owned outright, 29.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,174 66.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,459 30.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 135 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.6% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 371 7.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,542 32.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,742 36.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 919 19.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 196 4.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.3% 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 146 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 74 50.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 72 49.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 146 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 74 (or 50.7%) were male and 72 (or 49.3%) 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 Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 681 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $681.

Mortgage and rent Northern Grampians (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 715 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Northern Grampians (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $715.

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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