2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Murtoa

Code SSC20965 (SSC)
People 991
Male 504
Female 487
Median age 47
Families 270
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 483
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $795
Median monthly mortgage repayments $789
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Total 991 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 504 50.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 487 49.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 991 people in Murtoa (State Suburbs) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 72 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 66 6.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 64 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 71 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 3.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 27 2.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 26 2.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 60 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 51 5.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 71 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 73 7.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 77 7.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 83 8.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 5.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 53 5.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 41 4.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 39 3.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murtoa (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 440 55.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 57 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 58 7.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 206 26.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murtoa (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.5% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murtoa (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 406 57.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 43 6.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 263 36.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murtoa (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 16 6.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 23.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 63 25.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 2.0 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 15 6.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 6.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 19.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 247 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murtoa (State Suburbs) 25.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 899 90.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50 5.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 27 2.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 2.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 834 89.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), 89.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 244 58.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 141 33.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 3.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 18 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 419 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 419 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murtoa (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 66 16.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 34 8.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 43 10.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 200 49.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 16.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Murtoa (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 444 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 993 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 795 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murtoa (State Suburbs) was $444.

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

Unpaid work Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 571 72.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 228 28.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 130 16.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 308 39.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 16.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 39.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 155 19.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 191 24.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 104 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 119 15.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 120 44.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 111 41.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 13.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 41.1% were couple families with children, 44.4% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Murtoa (State Suburbs) 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,187 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,437 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,437 and those without children was $1,187.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 16.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 2.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 63 27.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 28 12.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 6.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 60 26.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 3.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 27.3% 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 Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 394 84.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 73 15.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), 84.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 383 97.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 1.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 1.5 250,493 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 Murtoa (State Suburbs), 97.0% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 2.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 67 16.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 224 56.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 86 21.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 3.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 56.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 201 50.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 96 24.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 81 20.5 515,586 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 17 4.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murtoa (State Suburbs), 50.9% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 270 67.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 123 30.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.8% were family households, 30.9% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), 36.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 789 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
None 17 4.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 126 31.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 149 37.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 89 22.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.5% 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 Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 57.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 42.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murtoa (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 57.1%) were male and 3 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Murtoa % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murtoa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Murtoa % 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 Murtoa (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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