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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Toorak Gardens

Code SSC40727 (SSC)
People 2,493
Male 1,153
Female 1,340
Median age 44
Families 663
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,103
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,701
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Total 2,493 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,153 46.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,340 53.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.2 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,493 people in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 96 3.9 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 167 6.7 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 164 6.6 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 164 6.6 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 152 6.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 127 5.1 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 75 3.0 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 5.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 166 6.7 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 190 7.6 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 196 7.9 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 197 7.9 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 217 8.7 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 158 6.3 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 88 3.5 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 3.0 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 62 2.5 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 71 2.9 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,165 56.3 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 1.7 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134 6.5 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 133 6.4 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 603 29.1 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,056 56.6 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 123 6.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 688 36.9 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 41 4.9 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 95 11.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 6.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 81 9.8 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 6.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 38 4.6 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 73 8.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 27 3.3 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 207 24.9 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 19 2.3 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 142 17.1 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 830 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 28.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,838 73.8 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 680 28.7 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 181 7.6 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 136 5.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,372 57.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 57.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 716 55.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 455 35.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 4.6 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 70 5.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,301 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,301 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 192 15.6 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 119 9.7 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 139 11.3 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 169 13.8 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 550 44.8 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 15.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 858 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 2,504 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,701 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) was $858.

Travel to work, top responses Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,567 75.7 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 596 28.8 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 292 14.1 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 547 26.4 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 510 24.6 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 567 27.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 291 14.1 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 202 9.8 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 280 42.2 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 324 48.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 55 8.3 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 48.8% were couple families with children, 42.2% were couple families without children and 8.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,531 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,438 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,438 and those without children was $2,531.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 111 18.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 4.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 168 27.8 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 97 16.0 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 5.1 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 108 17.9 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 26 4.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 6.3 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 27.8% 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 Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 955 89.8 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 10.2 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 664 69.5 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62 6.5 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 230 24.1 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 69.5% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 89 9.3 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 215 22.5 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 323 33.8 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 313 32.8 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.6 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.3% had 1 bedroom, 22.5% had 2 bedrooms and 33.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 429 44.8 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 272 28.4 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 227 23.7 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.5 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 44.8% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 23.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 658 68.8 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 272 28.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 2.7 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.8% were family households, 28.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.7 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 17.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.7% 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 Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 9.3 -- 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 Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 8.8 -- 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 Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
None 65 6.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 334 35.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 355 37.2 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 186 19.5 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% 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 Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 68 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 68 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Toorak Gardens % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Toorak Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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