2011 Census QuickStats

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Torbay

Code SSC50770 (SSC)
People 336
Male 168
Female 168
Median age 45
Families 108
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 155
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,271
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,275
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 336 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 168 50.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 168 50.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 336 people in Torbay (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 4.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 17 5.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 5.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 19 5.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10 3.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14 4.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 3.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 5.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 16 4.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 9.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 40 12.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 40 12.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 29 8.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 21 6.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 4.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 3.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 1.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Torbay (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 152 53.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 10.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 4.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 82 28.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Torbay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 59 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Torbay (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 145 55.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 44 16.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 74 28.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Torbay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Torbay (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 8.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 12 16.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 15.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 16.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 8.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 12.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 8.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 4.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8 11.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 73 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Torbay (State Suburbs) 21.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 19.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 268 80.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 84 25.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 10.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 195 58.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Torbay (State Suburbs), 58.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 113 57.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 63 31.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 6.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 5.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 198 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 198 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Torbay (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 6.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 12.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 13.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 27 14.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 86 45.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Torbay (State Suburbs), 6.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Torbay (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

Occupation Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,631 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,271 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Torbay (State Suburbs) was $606.

Travel to work, top responses Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 245 86.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 81 28.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 48 16.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 31.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Torbay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 86.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 16.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 50 17.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 88 30.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 54 18.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 56 19.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Torbay (State Suburbs), 30.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 59 54.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 38 35.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 11 10.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Torbay (State Suburbs), 35.2% were couple families with children, 54.6% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Torbay (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,542 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Torbay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $1,542.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 21.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 8.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 24 24.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 15 15.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 3.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 8.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Torbay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 8.1% 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 Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 127 85.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 14.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Torbay (State Suburbs), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 123 97.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 2.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Torbay (State Suburbs), 97.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 2.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 4.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 16 12.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 51 40.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 36.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 3.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Torbay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 12.6% had 2 bedrooms and 40.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 50.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 32 25.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 26 21.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Torbay (State Suburbs), 50.0% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 104 83.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 16.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Torbay (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.2% were family households, 16.8% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Torbay (State Suburbs), 18.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.6% 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 Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 8.9 -- 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 Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,275 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 10.2 -- 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 Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 22 17.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 50 39.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 40.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Torbay (State Suburbs), 17.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.9% 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 Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Torbay (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 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Torbay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Torbay % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Torbay (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 $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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