2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Shepparton

Code SSC21211 (SSC)
People 29,553
Male 14,361
Female 15,192
Median age 36
Families 7,420
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 12,540
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $925
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $195
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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Total 29,553 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 14,361 48.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 15,192 51.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,105 3.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 29,553 people in Shepparton (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.7% of the population.

Age Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,260 7.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,965 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,154 7.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,110 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,999 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,019 6.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,832 6.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,910 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,969 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,880 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,800 6.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,688 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,449 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,150 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,011 3.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 902 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 723 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 733 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Shepparton (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,762 46.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 934 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,012 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,590 6.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,877 34.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Shepparton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Shepparton (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,473 46.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,830 8.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,157 44.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Shepparton (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 456 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,730 19.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 579 6.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 117 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,408 15.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 487 5.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 185 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 768 8.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 478 5.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 234 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,540 28.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,982 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Shepparton (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 22,456 76.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,766 25.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,367 5.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 802 3.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,172 67.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,459 57.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,893 29.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 799 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 861 6.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,012 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,012 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Shepparton (State Suburbs). Of these 57.3% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,394 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,139 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,359 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,342 19.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,116 42.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Shepparton (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 495 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,133 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 925 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Shepparton (State Suburbs) was $495.

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

Unpaid work Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,796 63.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,351 27.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,601 11.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,876 16.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,457 19.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,467 23.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,564 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,307 10.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Shepparton (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,713 36.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,037 40.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,568 21.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 102 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Shepparton (State Suburbs), 40.9% were couple families with children, 36.6% were couple families without children and 21.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Shepparton (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,761 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,815 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,815 and those without children was $1,761.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,124 19.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 228 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,296 22.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 751 13.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 305 5.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,374 23.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 348 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 319 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,855 90.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,095 9.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,032 83.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 586 5.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,181 10.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 52 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Shepparton (State Suburbs), 83.2% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 46 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 390 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,076 19.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,991 55.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,051 18.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 302 2.8 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 55.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,193 29.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,315 30.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,886 35.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 79 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 382 3.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Shepparton (State Suburbs), 29.4% were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 7,281 67.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,179 29.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 396 3.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.1% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), 30.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,057 9.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,083 37.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,787 34.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,445 13.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 485 4.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,108 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 527 47.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 581 52.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Shepparton (State Suburbs), there were 1,108 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 527 (or 47.6%) were male and 581 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 715 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $715.

Mortgage and rent Shepparton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 165 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,105 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Shepparton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $165 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,105.

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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