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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

East Gippsland (S)

Code LGA22110 (LGA)
People 42,196
Male 20,798
Female 21,398
Median age 47
Families 11,690
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 22,627
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $798
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,296
Median weekly rent $180
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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 42,196 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 20,798 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 21,398 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,351 3.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 42,196 people in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,301 5.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,399 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,566 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,530 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,692 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,665 3.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,805 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,142 5.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,553 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,741 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,081 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,265 7.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,629 8.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,186 7.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,458 5.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,793 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,277 3.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,111 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.3% of the population.

Registered marital status East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,218 52.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,151 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,420 9.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,754 7.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,387 26.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 15,868 51.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,251 10.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,442 37.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 649 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,297 21.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 546 5.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 240 2.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,521 14.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 826 7.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 212 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 927 8.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 496 4.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 240 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,719 25.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,673 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 13.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 35,471 84.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,801 14.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,438 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,577 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 29,784 75.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,354 51.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,428 35.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,265 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 994 5.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,041 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 18,041 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 51.8% were employed full time, 35.6% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,282 13.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,923 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,220 13.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,564 15.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,790 39.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 436 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 990 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 798 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) was $436.

Travel to work, top responses East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 24,691 70.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,426 24.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,499 12.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,853 25.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,997 17.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,664 24.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,091 14.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,942 14.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,925 50.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,942 33.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,718 14.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 104 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% were couple families with children, 50.7% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,436 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,742 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,742 and those without children was $1,436.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,448 14.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 505 5.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,921 19.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,018 10.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 734 7.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,867 29.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 571 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 802 8.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 14.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,860 77.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,955 22.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,779 87.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 603 3.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,044 6.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 419 2.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 87.7% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 74 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 717 4.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,182 18.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 8,666 51.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,855 22.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 366 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,631 45.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,684 27.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,922 23.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 126 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 496 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.3% were owned outright, 27.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 11,572 68.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,864 28.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 422 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.6% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,296 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,007 6.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 6,066 36.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,281 37.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,884 17.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 623 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.1% 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 East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,351 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 671 49.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 680 50.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,351 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 671 (or 49.7%) were male and 680 (or 50.3%) 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 East Gippsland (S) % 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 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 755 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $755.

Mortgage and rent East Gippsland (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,335 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In East Gippsland (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,335.

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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