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Wedderburn (L)

Code UCL221076 (UCL)
People 680
Male 333
Female 347
Median age 53
Families 171
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 441
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $579
Median monthly mortgage repayments $542
Median weekly rent $110
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 680 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 333 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 347 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 680 people in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 28 4.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 46 6.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 40 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 0.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 16 2.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 19 2.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 3.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 52 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 40 5.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 55 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 55 8.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 61 9.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 62 9.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 50 7.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 5.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 5.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 3.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 240 42.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 29 5.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 89 15.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 64 11.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 146 25.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 42.3% were married and 21.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 41 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 41 years.

Social marital status Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 219 42.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 37 7.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 258 50.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 56 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 56 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 56 years.

Education Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 49 27.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 23.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 5.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 4 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 68 37.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 181 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 6.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 569 83.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 78 12.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 42 6.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 1.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 484 78.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 98 50.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 73 37.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 4.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 7.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 194 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 194 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 37.6% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 31 17.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 13.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 28 15.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 68 37.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 352 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 792 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 579 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $352.

Travel to work, top responses Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 360 63.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 112 19.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 82 14.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 159 28.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 66 11.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 145 25.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 63 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 85 15.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 78 45.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 53 31.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 35 20.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.0% were couple families with children, 45.6% were couple families without children and 20.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.6% of single parents were male and 79.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,166 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,218 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,218 and those without children was $1,166.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 7.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 17 12.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 10.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 11.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 43.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 7.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 12.9% 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 322 79.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 85 20.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 287 89.4 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 16 5.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 18 5.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 5.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.9 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 5.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 77 24.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 164 51.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 11.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 7.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.6% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 178 55.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 54 16.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 62 19.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 8.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.6% were owned outright, 16.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 167 52.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 144 44.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 52.0% were family households, 44.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 55.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.0% 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 110 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
None 35 10.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 117 36.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 93 29.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 15.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 8.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 233 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $233.

Mortgage and rent Wedderburn (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 693 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wedderburn (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $693.

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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