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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Wodonga (RC)

Code LGA27170 (LGA)
People 35,519
Male 17,503
Female 18,016
Median age 35
Families 9,440
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 14,719
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,075
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,473
Median weekly rent $205
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 35,519 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 17,503 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 18,016 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 707 2.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 35,519 people in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,700 7.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,462 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,548 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,764 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,644 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,325 6.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,264 6.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,358 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,476 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,395 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,231 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,141 6.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,874 5.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,371 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,022 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 772 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 632 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 540 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,032 46.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 991 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,619 9.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,464 5.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,698 34.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 11,864 48.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,718 11.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,092 40.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 716 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,995 17.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 817 7.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 443 3.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,419 12.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 829 7.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 219 1.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,444 12.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,011 9.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 410 3.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,955 17.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,258 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 21.9% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 30,715 86.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,468 13.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,020 6.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,441 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 25,774 76.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 76.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,705 59.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,137 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,052 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,001 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,895 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 17,895 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,823 10.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,567 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,746 10.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,113 18.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,587 44.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 577 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,317 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,075 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 20,291 73.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,707 31.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,307 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,654 20.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,339 22.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,495 27.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,591 12.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,869 10.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,491 37.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,016 42.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,811 19.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 121 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 42.5% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,781 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,048 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,048 and those without children was $1,781.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,671 22.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 254 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,783 23.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,182 15.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 343 4.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,239 16.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 509 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 524 7.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,221 92.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,091 7.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,934 82.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,038 7.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,185 9.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 60 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 82.7% were separate houses, 7.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 375 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,150 16.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,636 50.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,815 28.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 226 1.7 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 Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.3% had 2 bedrooms and 50.2% 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,450 26.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,767 36.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,629 35.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 308 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% were owned outright, 36.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,346 70.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,400 25.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 477 3.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.7% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 205 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
None 883 6.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,554 34.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,270 39.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,107 15.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 406 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), 34.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 706 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 335 47.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 371 52.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), there were 706 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 335 (or 47.5%) were male and 371 (or 52.5%) 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 Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 790 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $790.

Mortgage and rent Wodonga (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,587 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wodonga (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,587.

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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