2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Girgarre

Code SSC20527 (SSC)
People 593
Male 309
Female 284
Median age 44
Families 166
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 246
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $781
Median monthly mortgage repayments $893
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Total 593 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 309 52.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 284 47.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 3.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 593 people in Girgarre (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 38 6.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 48 8.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 51 8.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 4.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 22 3.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 22 3.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 4.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 49 8.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 55 9.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 7.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Girgarre (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 260 54.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 8.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 4.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 137 28.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Girgarre (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.9% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Girgarre (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 238 55.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 53 12.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 138 32.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Girgarre (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 12 6.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 38 21.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 16.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 12.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 12 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 4.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 28.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 175 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Girgarre (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 28.5% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 526 88.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 60 10.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 3.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 444 80.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), 80.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 179 62.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 72 25.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 5.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 286 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 286 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Girgarre (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 32 11.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 7.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 21 7.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 43 15.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 140 51.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Girgarre (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Girgarre (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 433 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,007 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 781 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Girgarre (State Suburbs) was $433.

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

Unpaid work Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 329 69.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 122 25.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 56 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 130 27.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 85 17.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 121 25.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 62 13.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 61 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Girgarre (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 77 46.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 69 41.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 12.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Girgarre (State Suburbs), 41.3% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Girgarre (State Suburbs) 27.8% of single parents were male and 72.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,187 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,549 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,549 and those without children was $1,187.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 32 21.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 17.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 18 12.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 8.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 19.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 8.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 8.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 17.1% 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 Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 220 92.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 19 7.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 216 98.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Girgarre (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 10.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 136 62.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 56 25.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.8 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 10.1% had 2 bedrooms and 62.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 80 36.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 69 31.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 59 26.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 3.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Girgarre (State Suburbs), 36.5% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 168 76.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 48 21.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.4% were family households, 21.8% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 893 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 1.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 67 30.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 83 38.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 60 27.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), 30.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.5% 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 Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 31.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 68.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 60 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Girgarre (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 31.2%) were male and 11 (or 68.8%) were female. The median age was 60 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Girgarre % 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 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Girgarre % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 163 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Girgarre (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $163 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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