2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Buninyong

Code SSC20214 (SSC)
People 3,244
Male 1,595
Female 1,649
Median age 39
Families 910
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,233
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,323
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,437
Median weekly rent $230
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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,244 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,595 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,649 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,244 people in Buninyong (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 230 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 237 7.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 245 7.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 219 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 179 5.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 144 4.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 169 5.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 211 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 253 7.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 231 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 247 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 236 7.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 238 7.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 150 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 111 3.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 65 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 0.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Buninyong (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,499 59.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 53 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 179 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 109 4.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 695 27.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Buninyong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.1% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Buninyong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,393 60.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 178 7.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 744 32.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Buninyong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 56 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 250 24.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 37 3.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 61 6.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 116 11.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 65 6.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 61 6.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 160 15.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 159 15.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,025 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Buninyong (State Suburbs) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,810 86.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 413 13.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 178 5.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 124 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,392 77.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), 77.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 939 56.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 559 33.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 92 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 83 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,673 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,673 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Buninyong (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 205 12.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 164 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 195 12.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 259 16.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 676 42.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Buninyong (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Buninyong (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 595 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,529 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,323 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Buninyong (State Suburbs) was $595.

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

Unpaid work Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,031 80.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 880 34.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 328 12.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 736 29.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.7% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 533 21.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 755 29.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 391 15.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 354 14.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Buninyong (State Suburbs), 29.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 376 41.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 426 46.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 99 10.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Buninyong (State Suburbs), 46.8% were couple families with children, 41.3% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Buninyong (State Suburbs) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,006 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,290 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,290 and those without children was $2,006.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 158 19.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 220 27.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 118 14.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 139 17.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 46 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 4.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,148 95.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 57 4.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,087 94.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 18 1.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 42 3.7 250,493 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 Buninyong (State Suburbs), 94.8% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 2.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 120 10.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 614 53.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 379 33.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.8 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 Buninyong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.5% had 2 bedrooms and 53.5% 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 472 41.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 495 43.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 156 13.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Buninyong (State Suburbs), 41.2% were owned outright, 43.2% were owned with a mortgage and 13.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 906 78.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 219 19.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 2.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 19.1% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), 19.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,437 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
None 41 3.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 269 23.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 528 46.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 271 23.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), 23.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 61.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 38.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Buninyong (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 61.9%) were male and 8 (or 38.1%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Buninyong % 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 900 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Buninyong (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 $900.

Mortgage and rent Buninyong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Buninyong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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