2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Bemm River

Code SSC20113 (SSC)
People 287
Male 163
Female 124
Median age 52
Families 70
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 290
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $595
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $80
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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Total 287 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 163 56.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 124 43.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 287 people in Bemm River (State Suburbs) of these 56.8% were male and 43.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 3.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 20 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9 3.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3 1.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3 1.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4 1.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11 3.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 22 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 10.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 10.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 37 12.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 9.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 7.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 5.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bemm River (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 100 41.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 5.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 14.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 22 9.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 70 28.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bemm River (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.3% were married and 20.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 46 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bemm River (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 46 years.

Social marital status Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 81 39.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 29 14.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 93 45.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 54 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bemm River (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 54 years.

Education Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 25.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 4.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 19 30.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 4.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 9.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13 20.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 63 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bemm River (State Suburbs) 20.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 34.9% in secondary school and 4.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 239 83.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 47 17.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 18 6.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 4.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 195 72.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), 72.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 60 51.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 43 37.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 7 6.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 5.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 116 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 116 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bemm River (State Suburbs). Of these 51.7% were employed full time, 37.1% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 22.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 5.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8 7.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14 12.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 46 41.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bemm River (State Suburbs), 22.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bemm River (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

Occupation Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 404 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 836 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 595 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bemm River (State Suburbs) was $404.

Travel to work, top responses Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 180 74.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 47 19.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 45 18.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 83 34.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.3% provided care for children and 18.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 30 12.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 51 21.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 45 18.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 51 21.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bemm River (State Suburbs), 21.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 21.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 57.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 15 21.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 21.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bemm River (State Suburbs), 21.4% were couple families with children, 57.1% were couple families without children and 21.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 46.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 53.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Bemm River (State Suburbs) 46.2% of single parents were male and 53.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 919 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $919.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 13 21.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 11.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 16.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 5.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 15.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 20.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 3 5.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 11.7% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 130 46.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 150 53.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), 46.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 53.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 122 95.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 2.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bemm River (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 2.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 8.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 33 26.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 62 49.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 11.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.7% had 1 bedroom, 26.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 81 63.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26 20.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 15.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bemm River (State Suburbs), 63.8% were owned outright, 20.5% were owned with a mortgage and 15.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 72 55.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 54 41.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.8% were family households, 41.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 50.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), 50.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 80 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 3.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 45 34.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 54 41.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 23 17.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.8% 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 Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bemm River (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bemm River % 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 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Bemm River % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Bemm River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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