2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wahgunyah

Code SSC21400 (SSC)
People 891
Male 450
Female 441
Median age 42
Families 227
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 404
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $893
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,400
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Total 891 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 450 50.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 441 49.5 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 891 people in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 50 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 68 7.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 73 8.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 55 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 23 2.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 2.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 60 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 55 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 64 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 8.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 48 5.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 59 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 76 8.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 63 7.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 4.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 2.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 1.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 389 55.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 27 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 75 10.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 7.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 160 22.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.0% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 341 54.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 46 7.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 236 37.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 18 6.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 74 28.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 9 3.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 43 16.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 4.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 8.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 2.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 68 26.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 259 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.3% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 776 87.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 61 7.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 32 3.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 702 85.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 85.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 255 63.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 123 30.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 3.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 15 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 405 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 405 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs). Of these 63.0% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 38 9.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 11.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 63 16.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 192 49.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 527 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,223 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 893 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) was $527.

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

Unpaid work Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 499 70.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 219 31.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 102 14.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 194 27.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.1% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 142 20.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 183 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 96 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 80 11.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 104 45.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 91 40.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 29 12.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 40.1% were couple families with children, 45.8% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs) 10.3% of single parents were male and 89.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,515 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,034 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,034 and those without children was $1,515.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 47 23.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 52 26.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 12.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 34 17.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 7 3.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 7.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 345 88.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 43 11.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 309 89.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 9.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 89.3% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 61 17.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 173 50.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 98 28.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.2 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 Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 50.1% 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 128 37.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 136 39.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 74 21.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 37.1% were owned outright, 39.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 227 65.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 109 31.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.8% were family households, 31.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 29.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 185 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
None 21 6.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 125 35.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 141 40.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 53 15.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 Wahgunyah % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 44.4%) were male and 10 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wahgunyah % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,633 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wahgunyah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,633.

Mortgage and rent Wahgunyah % 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 3,033 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wahgunyah (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 $3,033.

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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