2011 Census QuickStats

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Victoria River

Code SSC70191 (SSC)
People 159
Male 84
Female 75
Median age 27
Families 26
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 67
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,375
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $0
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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 159 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 84 52.8 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 75 47.2 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 31.2 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 159 people in Victoria River (State Suburbs) of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 31.2% of the population.

Age Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 10.8 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8 5.1 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 7 4.4 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12 7.6 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 22 13.9 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 27 17.1 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 6.3 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7 4.4 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11 7.0 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 0 0.0 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 13 8.2 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5 3.2 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 12 7.6 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 0 0.0 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 1.9 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 2.5 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 27 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Victoria River (State Suburbs) was 27 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 31.5 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 2.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 10 8.1 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3 2.4 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 69 55.6 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Victoria River (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.5% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Victoria River (State Suburbs) was 32 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 35 41.7 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 20.2 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 32 38.1 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 33 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Victoria River (State Suburbs) was 33 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 44.4 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 8.3 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 8.3 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 8.3 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11 30.6 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 36 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Victoria River (State Suburbs) 21.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 44.4% were in primary school, 8.3% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 145 90.1 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10 6.7 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6 4.0 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 2.0 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 131 87.3 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), 87.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 85 84.2 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9 8.9 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 4.0 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 3.0 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 101 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 101 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Victoria River (State Suburbs). Of these 84.2% were employed full time, 8.9% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4 3.9 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4 3.9 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4 3.9 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8 7.8 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 77 74.8 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Victoria River (State Suburbs), 3.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 3.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 74.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 29 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Victoria River (State Suburbs) was 29 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 660 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 1,354 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,375 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Victoria River (State Suburbs) was $660.

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

Unpaid work Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 73 59.3 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36 29.0 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3 2.4 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 18 14.6 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.0% provided care for children and 2.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 46 37.4 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 15 12.2 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 6 4.9 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4 3.3 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Victoria River (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 8 30.8 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 15 57.7 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3 11.5 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Victoria River (State Suburbs), 57.7% were couple families with children, 30.8% were couple families without children and 11.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 100.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Victoria River (State Suburbs) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 53.3 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 5 16.7 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 10.0 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 10.0 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 10.0 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), of couple families, 53.3% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 46 82.1 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 10 17.9 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), 82.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 47 100.0 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Victoria River (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 11.1 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 26.7 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 11 24.4 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12 26.7 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 11.1 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.1% had 1 bedroom, 26.7% had 2 bedrooms and 24.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4 8.7 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 6.5 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 30 65.2 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 10.9 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 8.7 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Victoria River (State Suburbs), 8.7% were owned outright, 6.5% were owned with a mortgage and 65.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 26 56.5 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 34.8 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 8.7 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.5% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 8.7% were group households.

Household income Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), 0.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.0 -- 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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 8 17.8 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 37.8 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11 24.4 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4 8.9 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 11.1 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.9% 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 Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 51 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 47.1 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 27 52.9 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Victoria River (State Suburbs), there were 51 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 47.1%) were male and 27 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.2 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.9 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,583 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Victoria River (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,583.

Mortgage and rent Victoria River % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Victoria River (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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