2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Greta West

Code SSC20574 (SSC)
People 251
Male 118
Female 133
Median age 45
Families 80
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 113
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,160
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,750
Median weekly rent $135
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Total 251 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 118 47.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 133 53.0 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 251 people in Greta West (State Suburbs) of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 11 4.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 10.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 22 8.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 2.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4 1.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6 2.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 19 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 8.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 12 4.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 11.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 10.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 12 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 7.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greta West (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 132 65.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 20 10.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 3.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 40 19.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greta West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 65.7% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greta West (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 129 66.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 16 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 48 24.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Greta West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 50 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greta West (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 50 years.

Education Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 22.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 10.4 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 13 19.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 7.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 4.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 11.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 16 23.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 67 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greta West (State Suburbs) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 30.0% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 229 90.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 17 7.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12 5.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 14 5.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 196 82.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Greta West (State Suburbs), 82.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Greta West % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 77 51.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 60 40.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 10 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 2.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 150 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 150 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greta West (State Suburbs). Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 40.0% were employed part-time and 2.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 15.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 13.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 13.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12 8.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 62 42.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greta West (State Suburbs), 15.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Greta West (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 502 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,172 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,160 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greta West (State Suburbs) was $502.

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

Unpaid work Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 174 86.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 59 29.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 16.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 54 26.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Greta West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 86.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.5% provided care for children and 16.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 44 21.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 49 24.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 53 26.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 28 13.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greta West (State Suburbs), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 26.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 47 58.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 27 33.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 8.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greta West (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 58.0% were couple families without children and 8.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 60.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 40.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Greta West (State Suburbs) 60.0% of single parents were male and 40.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,125 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,625 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greta West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,625 and those without children was $1,125.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 20.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 6.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 31.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 8 11.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 15.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 7 9.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Greta West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 6.8% had both employed part-time and 31.5% 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 Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 93 85.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 14.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Greta West (State Suburbs), 85.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 93 100.0 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 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 Greta West (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Greta West % 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 9 9.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 35 37.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greta West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 49.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 38 40.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6 6.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.2 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 Greta West (State Suburbs), 49.5% were owned outright, 40.9% were owned with a mortgage and 6.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 82 87.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 12 12.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Greta West (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.2% were family households, 12.8% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greta West (State Suburbs), 19.1% 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 Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,750 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11 12.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 41 44.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 40 43.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Greta West (State Suburbs), 12.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.5% 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 Greta West % 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 Greta West (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 Greta West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greta West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Greta West % 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 Greta West (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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