2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Toora (Vic.)

Code SSC21351 (SSC)
People 887
Male 436
Female 451
Median age 52
Families 255
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 472
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $720
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $125
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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 887 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 436 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 451 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 2.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 887 people in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 32 3.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 49 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 38 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 30 3.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 37 4.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 35 4.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 54 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 57 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 66 7.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 69 7.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 89 10.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 6.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 6.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 5.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 3.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 43 4.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 368 48.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 90 11.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 10.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 203 26.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.2% were married and 14.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 336 49.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 69 10.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 271 40.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 3 1.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 53 29.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 43 24.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 10.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 2.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 41 23.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 177 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 19.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.2% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 12.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 747 84.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 148 17.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 5.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 31 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 637 73.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 73.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 208 51.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 167 40.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 5.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 2.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 408 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 408 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.0% were employed full time, 40.9% were employed part-time and 2.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 65 16.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 50 12.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 13.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 59 14.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 153 38.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 394 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 866 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 720 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $394.

Travel to work, top responses Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 532 69.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 195 25.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 104 13.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 243 31.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 117 15.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 204 26.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 111 14.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 104 13.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 133 52.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 78 30.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 45 17.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.5% were couple families with children, 52.0% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 23.8% of single parents were male and 76.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,281 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,550 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,550 and those without children was $1,281.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 29 14.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 5.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 53 25.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 7.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 3.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 63 30.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 15 7.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 374 81.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 83 18.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 81.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 362 97.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 65 17.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 225 60.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 62 16.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.4% had 2 bedrooms and 60.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 175 47.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 116 31.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 64 17.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 47.2% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 17.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 250 66.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 118 31.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% 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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 15 4.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 135 36.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 134 35.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 75 20.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.1% 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 Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 52.4%) were male and 10 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Toora (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Toora (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Toora (Vic.) % 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 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Toora (Vic.) (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 $0.

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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