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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Woodend (Vic.)

Code SSC21493 (SSC)
People 5,413
Male 2,565
Female 2,848
Median age 41
Families 1,456
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,231
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,445
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,413 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,565 47.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,848 52.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,413 people in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 349 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 416 7.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 415 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 375 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 218 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 134 2.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 4.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 392 7.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 509 9.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 490 9.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 396 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 397 7.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 348 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 273 5.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 154 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 2.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 98 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,265 53.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 389 9.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 266 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,206 28.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.4% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,046 54.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 388 10.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,354 35.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 109 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 347 20.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 166 9.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 45 2.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 133 7.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 162 9.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 124 7.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 108 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 175 10.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 38 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 322 18.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,729 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.3% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,349 80.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,073 21.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 463 9.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 284 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,213 63.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 63.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,411 52.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 984 36.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 197 7.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 98 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,690 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,690 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.5% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 361 13.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 303 11.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 313 12.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 316 12.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,096 42.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 610 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,754 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,445 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $610.

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

Unpaid work Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,250 76.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,398 33.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 540 12.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,132 26.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 849 20.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,250 29.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 602 14.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 550 13.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 29.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 525 36.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 728 50.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 191 13.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 50.0% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,211 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,311 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,311 and those without children was $2,211.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 212 16.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 6.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 329 26.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 194 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 72 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 177 14.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 99 7.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 6.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 6.8% 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 Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,899 89.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 229 10.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,860 97.9 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 39 2.1 250,493 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 Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 97.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 234 12.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 957 50.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 640 33.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.3% had 2 bedrooms and 50.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 658 34.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 882 46.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 314 16.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.7% were owned outright, 46.5% were owned with a mortgage and 16.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,441 75.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 412 21.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.8% were family households, 21.7% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 20.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 78 4.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 581 30.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 794 41.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 404 21.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% 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 Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 40.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 18 60.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 40.0%) were male and 18 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woodend (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woodend (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Woodend (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 4,333 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Woodend (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 $4,333.

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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