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Woodend

Code UCL215088 (UCL)
People 3,415
Male 1,572
Female 1,843
Median age 41
Families 890
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,439
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,242
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,582
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,415 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,572 46.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,843 54.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,415 people in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.0% were male and 54.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 246 7.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 236 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 237 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 231 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 143 4.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 101 3.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 165 4.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 243 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 312 9.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 274 8.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 216 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 224 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 224 6.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 189 5.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 106 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 94 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 81 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 94 2.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,303 48.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 72 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 288 10.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 220 8.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 810 30.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,173 49.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 265 11.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 933 39.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 68 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 204 19.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 9.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 15 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 85 8.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 95 9.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 4.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 7.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 103 10.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 24 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 219 21.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,032 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 17.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,731 79.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 669 21.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 304 9.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 164 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,010 63.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 63.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Woodend % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 843 51.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 624 37.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 116 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 65 3.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,648 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,648 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.2% were employed full time, 37.9% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 231 14.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 197 12.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 199 12.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 208 13.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 634 40.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 577 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,608 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,242 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) was $577.

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

Unpaid work Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,014 74.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 880 32.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 330 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 689 25.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.7% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 547 20.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 782 29.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 358 13.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 327 12.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 319 35.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 413 46.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 148 16.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.4% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 9.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 90.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities) 9.6% of single parents were male and 90.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,009 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,261 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,261 and those without children was $2,009.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 117 15.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 7.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 191 25.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 112 15.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 50 6.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 108 14.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 61 8.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 5.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 7.6% had both employed part-time and 25.9% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,235 90.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 136 9.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,197 96.8 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 40 3.2 250,493 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), 96.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 25 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 185 14.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 670 54.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 336 27.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 54.1% 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 Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 428 34.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 512 41.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 265 21.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 25 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.6% were owned outright, 41.4% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 883 71.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 318 25.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 71.3% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.3% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,582 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
None 74 6.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 479 38.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 451 36.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 206 16.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.7% 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 % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 47.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 52.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 47.8%) were male and 12 (or 52.2%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Woodend % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,983 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Woodend (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,983.

Mortgage and rent Woodend % 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 (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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