2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

North Bendigo

Code SSC21028 (SSC)
People 3,953
Male 1,877
Female 2,076
Median age 37
Families 946
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,714
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,148
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,953 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,877 47.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,076 52.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 89 2.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,953 people in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.2% of the population.

Age North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 281 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 242 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 224 5.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 223 5.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 316 8.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 291 7.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 264 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 238 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 233 5.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 227 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 229 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 202 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 199 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 162 4.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 148 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 139 3.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 132 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 206 5.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.0% of the population.

Registered marital status North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,220 38.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 119 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 321 10.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 328 10.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,217 38.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.1% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,064 39.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 284 10.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,353 50.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 66 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 194 17.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 82 7.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 127 11.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 45 4.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 108 9.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 110 10.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 41 3.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 300 27.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,101 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 19.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,362 85.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 413 11.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 160 4.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 94 2.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,944 81.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 81.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 995 59.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 463 27.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 106 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 103 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,667 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,667 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Bendigo (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 168 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 126 8.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 169 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 337 21.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 660 42.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 460 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,088 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 891 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Bendigo (State Suburbs) was $460.

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

Unpaid work North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,116 66.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 867 27.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 418 13.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 582 18.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 682 21.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 736 22.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 356 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 344 10.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 350 37.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 342 36.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 235 24.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 2.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 36.2% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 24.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs) 12.3% of single parents were male and 87.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,552 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,781 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,781 and those without children was $1,552.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 124 18.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 2.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 134 19.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 125 18.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 33 4.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 162 23.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 46 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 6.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,509 91.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 135 8.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,394 92.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 3.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 56 3.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 92.4% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 2.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 270 17.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 949 62.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 198 13.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 3.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 62.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 427 28.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 462 30.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 545 36.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 4.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 28.3% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 36.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 936 62.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 499 33.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 74 4.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.0% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

Household income North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,148 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
None 150 9.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 629 41.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 457 30.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 203 13.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 70 4.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 89 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 44.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 49 55.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Bendigo (State Suburbs), there were 89 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 44.9%) were male and 49 (or 55.1%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 850 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $850.

Mortgage and rent North Bendigo % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,159 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In North Bendigo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,159.

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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