2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Yarra Ranges (S)

Code LGA27450 (LGA)
People 144,541
Male 71,511
Female 73,030
Median age 38
Families 39,988
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 56,465
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,281
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,642
Median weekly rent $265
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 144,541 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 71,511 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 73,030 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 972 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 144,541 people in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,382 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9,406 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10,070 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10,468 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9,225 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7,931 5.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,320 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,026 6.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,922 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10,965 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 10,865 7.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,773 6.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9,189 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,498 4.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,326 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,893 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,318 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,963 1.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58,973 51.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,542 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 10,307 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,104 4.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 37,751 32.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54,945 51.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10,618 10.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 40,877 38.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,819 6.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9,314 21.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,709 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,470 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6,444 15.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,078 4.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,198 5.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,709 8.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4,295 10.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,329 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,674 17.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 43,039 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 24.9% in secondary school and 18.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 114,892 79.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 32,477 23.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12,674 9.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8,679 6.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 83,293 60.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 60.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 44,319 57.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 24,636 32.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,631 6.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,061 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 76,647 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 76,647 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9,206 12.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7,498 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,929 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12,056 16.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 32,260 43.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 579 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,492 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,281 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) was $579.

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

Unpaid work Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 87,143 75.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36,237 31.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 13,782 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 23,206 20.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.3% 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, 20.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 26,872 23.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 31,498 27.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 15,806 13.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,968 11.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,957 34.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 19,471 48.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,122 15.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 437 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.7% were couple families with children, 34.9% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,935 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,114 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,114 and those without children was $1,935.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6,450 19.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,497 4.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 9,057 27.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5,652 16.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,870 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,986 14.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 2,231 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,691 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 27.1% 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 50,682 92.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,195 7.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 46,796 92.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,813 3.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,789 3.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 269 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 138 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,431 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 6,022 11.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 25,167 49.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 17,279 34.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 644 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,312 34.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 24,501 48.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 7,421 14.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 417 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,029 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% were owned outright, 48.3% were owned with a mortgage and 14.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 39,216 77.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 10,305 20.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,158 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 77.4% were family households, 20.3% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.9% 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,642 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,921 3.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 13,838 27.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 21,013 41.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12,699 25.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,210 2.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.1% 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 971 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 458 47.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 513 52.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 971 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 458 (or 47.2%) were male and 513 (or 52.8%) 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 Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,165 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,165.

Mortgage and rent Yarra Ranges (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 235 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Yarra Ranges (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $235 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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