2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Tatura

Code SSC21313 (SSC)
People 4,448
Male 2,225
Female 2,223
Median age 41
Families 1,206
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,940
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $953
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,322
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,448 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,225 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,223 50.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 105 2.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,448 people in Tatura (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 300 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 287 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 306 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 302 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 202 4.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 224 5.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 207 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 316 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 272 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 336 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 299 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 296 6.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 249 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 222 5.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 209 4.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 3.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 136 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 130 2.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tatura (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,911 53.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 251 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 287 8.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 995 28.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tatura (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tatura (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,731 53.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 264 8.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,234 38.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Tatura (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tatura (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 74 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 231 19.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 97 8.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 172 14.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 133 11.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 73 6.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 57 4.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 285 23.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,205 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tatura (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 27.6% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,727 83.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 720 17.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 265 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 135 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,073 73.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tatura (State Suburbs), 73.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tatura % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,217 59.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 597 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 136 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 94 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,044 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,044 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tatura (State Suburbs). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 205 10.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 196 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 198 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 302 15.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 915 46.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tatura (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tatura (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 491 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,170 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 953 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tatura (State Suburbs) was $491.

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

Unpaid work Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,483 69.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 915 25.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 427 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 898 25.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tatura (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 711 20.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 871 24.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 458 12.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 442 12.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tatura (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 520 43.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 494 41.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 178 14.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tatura (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 43.2% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Tatura (State Suburbs) 22.6% of single parents were male and 77.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,964 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tatura (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,964 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 210 20.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 217 21.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 138 13.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 232 22.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 68 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 57 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Tatura (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,682 89.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 206 10.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Tatura (State Suburbs), 89.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,484 88.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 2.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 126 7.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 37 2.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tatura (State Suburbs), 88.1% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 52 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 261 15.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 917 54.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 400 23.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 2.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tatura (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 642 38.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 583 34.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 383 22.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 63 3.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tatura (State Suburbs), 38.1% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,190 70.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 454 26.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 41 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Tatura (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 26.9% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tatura (State Suburbs), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,322 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
None 93 5.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 564 33.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 648 38.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 322 19.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 57 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tatura (State Suburbs), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 105 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 52 49.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 53 50.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tatura (State Suburbs), there were 105 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 52 (or 49.5%) were male and 53 (or 50.5%) 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 Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,089 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tatura (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,089.

Mortgage and rent Tatura % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Tatura (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,408.

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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