2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Waaia

Code SSC21399 (SSC)
People 376
Male 187
Female 189
Median age 38
Families 104
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 156
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $873
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $135
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Total 376 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 187 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 189 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 2.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 376 people in Waaia (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 7.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 42 11.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 33 8.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 4.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 2.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12 3.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 5.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 30 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 38 10.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 32 8.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 24 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 3.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waaia (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 169 59.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 13 4.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 22 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5 1.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 74 26.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waaia (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.7% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 0 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waaia (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 161 60.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 29 10.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 78 29.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Waaia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waaia (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 8 6.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 20.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 19.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 20.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 9.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5 4.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 9 7.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 120 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waaia (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 42.5% were in primary school, 32.5% in secondary school and 10.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 352 94.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24 6.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11 3.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 304 85.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Waaia (State Suburbs), 85.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Waaia % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 108 59.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 54 29.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 8.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 2.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 182 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 182 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waaia (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 21 11.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 8.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 8.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17 9.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 94 53.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waaia (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waaia (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 931 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 873 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waaia (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 211 74.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 102 36.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 34 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 29.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Waaia (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.0% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 69 24.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 73 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 42 14.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 29 10.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waaia (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 44 41.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 53 50.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 7.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waaia (State Suburbs), 50.5% were couple families with children, 41.9% were couple families without children and 7.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Waaia (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 774 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,437 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waaia (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,437 and those without children was $774.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 23.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 21.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 7.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 11.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 18.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 5 5.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Waaia (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 21.5% 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 Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 132 85.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 14.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Waaia (State Suburbs), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 128 97.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 3.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waaia (State Suburbs), 97.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11 8.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 65 48.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 54 40.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waaia (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 8.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 51 38.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 46 34.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 18.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 5.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waaia (State Suburbs), 38.6% were owned outright, 34.8% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 101 77.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 19.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Waaia (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.1% were family households, 19.8% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waaia (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
None 5 3.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 24 18.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 53 39.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 48 36.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Waaia (State Suburbs), 18.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.1% 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 Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waaia (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 50.0%) were male and 5 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 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 Waaia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Waaia % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Waaia (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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