2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Nyah West

Code SSC21044 (SSC)
People 683
Male 351
Female 332
Median age 44
Families 167
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 316
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $689
Median monthly mortgage repayments $698
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Total 683 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 351 51.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 332 48.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 2.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 683 people in Nyah West (State Suburbs) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 7.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 41 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 51 7.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 43 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 4.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 4.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 30 4.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 27 4.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 5.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 48 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 42 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 40 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 41 6.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 5.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 4.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 25 3.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 4.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Nyah West (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 233 42.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 4.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 11.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 61 11.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 162 29.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Nyah West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.9% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 39 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Nyah West (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 209 44.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 40 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 218 46.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Nyah West (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 10 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 49 29.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 4.2 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 33 19.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 7.8 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 9.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 21.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 166 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Nyah West (State Suburbs) 24.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.7% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 601 88.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 63 9.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 19 2.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 534 81.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), 81.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 147 56.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 64 24.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 9.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 9.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 259 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 259 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Nyah West (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 24.7% were employed part-time and 9.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 9.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 6.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 109 46.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Nyah West (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 370 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 886 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 689 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Nyah West (State Suburbs) was $370.

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

Unpaid work Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 326 59.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 142 26.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 67 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 122 22.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.1% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 81 14.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 115 21.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 54 9.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 72 13.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 21.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 34.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 70 41.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 21.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 41.7% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 21.4% were one parent families.

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

In Nyah West (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 724 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,639 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,639 and those without children was $724.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 15.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 22 16.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 14.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 6.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 42 32.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 10 7.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 3.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 16.9% 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 Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 252 81.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 57 18.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), 81.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 228 90.8 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 8 3.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 6.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 90.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 6.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 43 17.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 130 52.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 55 22.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 4.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 91 36.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 94 37.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 49 19.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 5.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Nyah West (State Suburbs), 36.3% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 19.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 163 65.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 79 31.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.5% were family households, 31.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.8% 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 Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 698 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
None 12 4.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 85 33.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 90 35.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 51 20.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 5.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.2% 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 Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 55.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 44.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 8 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Nyah West (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 55.6%) were male and 8 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 8 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Nyah West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Nyah West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Nyah 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 802 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Nyah 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 $802.

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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