2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wodonga

Code SSC21487 (SSC)
People 16,487
Male 8,031
Female 8,456
Median age 37
Families 4,411
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,477
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $931
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,375
Median weekly rent $200
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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,487 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,031 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,456 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 388 2.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,487 people in Wodonga (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.4% of the population.

Age Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,100 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 997 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,179 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,223 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,191 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,035 6.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 951 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 997 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,077 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,107 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,087 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,018 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 994 6.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 770 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 614 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 488 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 381 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 280 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wodonga (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,861 44.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 538 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,363 10.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 864 6.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,588 34.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wodonga (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wodonga (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,285 44.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,237 10.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,420 45.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wodonga (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 274 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 868 17.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 340 6.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 129 2.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 691 13.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 380 7.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 94 1.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 599 12.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 450 9.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 147 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,031 20.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,003 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wodonga (State Suburbs) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.7% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 20.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,943 84.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,343 15.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 862 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 649 4.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,753 75.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), 75.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,518 57.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,405 30.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 461 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 526 6.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,910 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,910 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wodonga (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 843 11.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 740 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 819 11.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,334 18.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,181 43.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wodonga (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wodonga (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 523 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,182 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 931 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wodonga (State Suburbs) was $523.

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

Unpaid work Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,499 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,751 28.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,627 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,709 20.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,938 22.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,493 26.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,682 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,386 10.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wodonga (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,711 38.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,636 37.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 989 22.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 75 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wodonga (State Suburbs), 37.1% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 22.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wodonga (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,707 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,987 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,987 and those without children was $1,707.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 697 20.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 135 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 718 21.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 497 14.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 165 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 692 20.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 214 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 232 6.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,623 91.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 614 8.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,289 79.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 559 8.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 753 11.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wodonga (State Suburbs), 79.9% were separate houses, 8.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 252 3.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,264 19.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,427 51.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,542 23.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 132 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 19.1% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,959 29.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,050 30.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,422 36.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 171 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wodonga (State Suburbs), 29.6% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 36.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,374 66.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,007 30.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 242 3.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.0% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,375 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
None 568 8.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,527 38.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,389 36.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 914 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 226 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 388 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 196 50.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 192 49.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wodonga (State Suburbs), there were 388 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 196 (or 50.5%) were male and 192 (or 49.5%) 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 Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 687 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $687.

Mortgage and rent Wodonga % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wodonga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

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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