2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Traralgon

Code SSC21364 (SSC)
People 23,834
Male 11,467
Female 12,367
Median age 36
Families 6,295
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 10,568
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,125
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,317
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Total 23,834 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,467 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,367 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 255 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 23,834 people in Traralgon (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,735 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,613 6.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,521 6.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,575 6.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,642 6.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,868 7.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,595 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,552 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,534 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,639 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,529 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,380 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,251 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 994 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 806 3.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 657 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 486 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 458 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Traralgon (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,932 47.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 652 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,711 9.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,225 6.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,446 34.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Traralgon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.1% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,970 47.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,959 11.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,801 40.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Traralgon (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 398 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,145 16.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 602 8.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 219 3.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 768 11.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 529 7.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 239 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 586 8.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 554 7.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 159 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,773 25.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,972 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Traralgon (State Suburbs) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 19,351 81.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,253 19.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,619 7.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,025 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 15,156 68.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), 68.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,771 58.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,429 29.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 725 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 681 5.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,606 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,606 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Traralgon (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,273 11.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,068 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,091 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,053 18.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,720 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Traralgon (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Traralgon (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,418 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,125 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Traralgon (State Suburbs) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,476 71.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,665 29.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,133 11.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,259 17.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.9% 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, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,909 20.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,933 26.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,430 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,207 11.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Traralgon (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,514 39.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,606 41.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,105 17.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 71 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Traralgon (State Suburbs), 41.4% were couple families with children, 39.9% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Traralgon (State Suburbs) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,072 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,177 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,177 and those without children was $2,072.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 951 18.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 152 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,243 24.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 851 16.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 238 4.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 957 18.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 349 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 380 7.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 24.3% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,135 90.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 956 9.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,853 86.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 149 1.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 942 10.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 188 2.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (State Suburbs), 86.0% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 334 3.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,386 15.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,850 53.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,343 25.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 190 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,861 31.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,488 38.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,467 27.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 254 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (State Suburbs), 31.3% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,247 68.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,621 28.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 269 2.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.4% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), 26.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.6% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,317 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
None 684 7.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,357 36.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,532 38.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,289 14.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 273 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), 36.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.1% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 256 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 128 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 128 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Traralgon (State Suburbs), there were 256 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 128 (or 50.0%) were male and 128 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 944 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $944.

Mortgage and rent Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Traralgon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,257.

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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