2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Yarra Junction

Code SSC21529 (SSC)
People 2,297
Male 1,081
Female 1,216
Median age 41
Families 581
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 943
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $937
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,543
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,297 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,081 47.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,216 52.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,297 people in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 156 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 138 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 169 7.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 145 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 126 5.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 134 5.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 108 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 136 5.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 190 8.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 142 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 143 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 139 6.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 156 6.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 130 5.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 84 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 71 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 75 3.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 882 48.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 172 9.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 147 8.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 557 30.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 776 49.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 152 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 631 40.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 33 4.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 130 19.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 3.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 28 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 103 15.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 4.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 45 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 5.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 3.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 203 30.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 670 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.3% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 12.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,811 78.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 418 20.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 180 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 134 6.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,362 65.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 65.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 540 55.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 309 31.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 86 8.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 3.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 969 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 969 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 103 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 89 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 117 12.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 167 17.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 372 39.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,179 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 937 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,215 66.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 488 26.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 179 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 343 18.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 360 19.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 444 24.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 203 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 208 11.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 223 38.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 253 43.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 101 17.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 43.5% were couple families with children, 38.4% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,890 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,868 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,868 and those without children was $1,890.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 13.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 115 24.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 63 13.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 37 7.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 106 22.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 40 8.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 7.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 808 91.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 79 8.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 716 88.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 46 5.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17 2.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 29 3.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 88.6% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 3.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 1.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 40 5.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 178 22.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 355 43.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 213 26.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 22.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 267 33.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 334 41.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 170 21.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 1.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 33.0% were owned outright, 41.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 566 70.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 223 27.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.0% were family households, 27.6% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.5% 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 Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,543 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
None 58 7.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 257 31.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 284 35.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 179 22.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), 31.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.2% 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 Yarra Junction % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 10 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 60.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 40.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), there were 10 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 60.0%) were male and 4 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yarra Junction % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 387 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yarra Junction (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $387.

Mortgage and rent Yarra Junction % 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 380 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Yarra Junction (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 $380.

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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