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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Glen Eira (C)

Code LGA22310 (LGA)
People 131,013
Male 63,761
Female 67,252
Median age 37
Families 33,795
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 56,207
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,445
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,147
Median weekly rent $335
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 131,013 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 63,761 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 67,252 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 232 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 131,013 people in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,507 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7,876 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 7,262 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 7,075 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9,185 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10,465 8.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,420 7.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9,933 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 10,343 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,081 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,431 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,442 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,703 5.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,525 3.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,829 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,398 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,465 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4,072 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53,249 49.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,288 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,522 7.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6,614 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 37,699 35.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.6% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49,066 49.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 7,391 7.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 42,165 42.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,586 6.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5,591 14.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,832 4.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 2,537 6.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,971 7.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,696 4.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3,151 7.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,371 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8,478 21.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,166 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,585 19.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 39,964 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 27.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 78,993 60.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 60,807 49.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9,911 8.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 6,911 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 46,223 37.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 41,135 59.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 21,310 30.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,603 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,218 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 69,266 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 69,266 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,795 11.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,790 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,731 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 10,193 15.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 30,934 46.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 679 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,925 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,445 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) was $679.

Travel to work, top responses Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 77,180 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 29,418 27.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,402 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 20,059 18.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 28,715 26.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 28,715 26.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 11,770 11.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 7,982 7.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,194 36.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,599 49.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,243 12.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 758 2.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 49.1% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 12.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,283 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,805 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,805 and those without children was $2,283.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6,522 22.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,280 4.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,399 25.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,505 15.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,529 5.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,405 15.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,662 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,494 5.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 25.7% 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 Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49,897 92.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,309 7.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 28,206 56.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,465 17.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12,941 25.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 252 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 56.5% were separate houses, 17.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 137 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4,438 8.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14,706 29.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 19,525 39.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10,267 20.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 820 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.9% had 1 bedroom, 29.5% had 2 bedrooms and 39.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,323 34.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 15,353 30.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15,628 31.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 340 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,251 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 33,326 66.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,865 27.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 2,705 5.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 5.4% were group households.

Household income Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.8% 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 Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 335 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,147 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 5,240 10.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19,875 39.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 17,765 35.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,640 11.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,373 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.3% 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 Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 232 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 112 48.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 120 51.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 232 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 112 (or 48.3%) were male and 120 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,354 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,354.

Mortgage and rent Glen Eira (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 326 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Glen Eira (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $326 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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