2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Blairgowrie

Code SSC20146 (SSC)
People 2,161
Male 1,072
Female 1,089
Median age 55
Families 563
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,345
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $892
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $277
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,161 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,072 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,089 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,161 people in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 103 4.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 101 4.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 113 5.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 72 3.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 63 2.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 54 2.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 72 3.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 107 4.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 149 6.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 110 5.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 122 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 154 7.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 222 10.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 203 9.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 219 10.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 135 6.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 99 4.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 65 3.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 55 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 33.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,047 56.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 198 10.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 154 8.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 383 20.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 14.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 63 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) was 63 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 829 54.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 131 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 570 37.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 30 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 94 20.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 7.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 49 10.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 3.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 4.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 163 34.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 470 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) 21.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.4% were in primary school, 17.0% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,719 79.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 343 17.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 150 7.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 113 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,383 69.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 69.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 412 47.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 368 42.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 53 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 42 4.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 875 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 875 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs). Of these 47.1% were employed full time, 42.1% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 154 18.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 94 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 118 14.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 98 11.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 317 37.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 18.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 514 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,154 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 892 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) was $514.

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

Unpaid work Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,357 73.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 453 24.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 229 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 402 21.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 297 16.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 528 28.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 320 17.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 212 11.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 316 55.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 174 30.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 11.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 30.8% were couple families with children, 55.9% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,700 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,240 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,240 and those without children was $1,700.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 50 10.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 5.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 98 20.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 47 9.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 40 8.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 179 36.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 16 3.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 32 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 880 26.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,388 73.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 26.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 73.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 871 98.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 1.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 130 14.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 530 60.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 199 22.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.5 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.8% had 2 bedrooms and 60.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 451 51.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 227 25.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 170 19.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 51.2% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 561 63.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 303 34.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 21 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 34.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 32.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 277 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
None 30 3.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 328 37.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 388 44.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 104 11.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 32 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 53.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 7 46.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 53.3%) were male and 7 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Blairgowrie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Blairgowrie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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