2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Sunbury

Code SSC21280 (SSC)
People 34,030
Male 16,602
Female 17,428
Median age 36
Families 9,399
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 12,782
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,432
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,690
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Total 34,030 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,602 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,428 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 253 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 34,030 people in Sunbury (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,355 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,352 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,466 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,583 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,398 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,143 6.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,132 6.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,422 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,627 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,613 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,452 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,108 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,757 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,142 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 881 2.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 680 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 524 1.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 395 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sunbury (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,694 51.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 911 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,177 8.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,181 4.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,888 33.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sunbury (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.0% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sunbury (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,790 51.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,370 9.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,742 39.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sunbury (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 581 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,114 20.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 662 6.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 188 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,557 15.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 741 7.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 291 2.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 692 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,113 11.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 292 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,897 18.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,128 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sunbury (State Suburbs) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 27,425 80.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,577 23.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,586 8.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,727 5.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 20,442 63.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,097 60.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,278 29.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,054 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 799 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,228 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 18,228 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sunbury (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 29.0% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,911 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,633 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,734 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,249 18.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,850 45.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sunbury (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sunbury (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 630 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,642 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,432 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sunbury (State Suburbs) was $630.

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

Unpaid work Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,893 74.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,717 32.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,200 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,170 15.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.5% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,516 24.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,176 26.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,305 12.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,894 10.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sunbury (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,012 32.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,727 50.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,531 16.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 129 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sunbury (State Suburbs), 50.3% were couple families with children, 32.0% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Sunbury (State Suburbs) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,079 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,262 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,262 and those without children was $2,079.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,783 23.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 212 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,075 26.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,335 17.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 306 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,066 13.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 548 7.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 416 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,711 94.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 718 5.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,615 90.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 315 2.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 770 6.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunbury (State Suburbs), 90.6% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 125 1.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 983 8.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,940 50.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,492 38.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 148 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 8.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,418 29.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,853 50.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,153 18.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 241 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunbury (State Suburbs), 29.2% were owned outright, 50.0% were owned with a mortgage and 18.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,223 78.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,219 18.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 268 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.3% 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 Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.3 -- 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 Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
None 502 4.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,327 28.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,965 42.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,656 22.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 262 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), 28.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.7% 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 Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 250 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 131 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 119 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sunbury (State Suburbs), there were 250 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 131 (or 52.4%) were male and 119 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,521 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,521.

Mortgage and rent Sunbury % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 301 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Sunbury (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $301 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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