2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Loddon (S)

Code LGA23940 (LGA)
People 7,459
Male 3,810
Female 3,649
Median age 50
Families 2,001
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,124
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $686
Median monthly mortgage repayments $758
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,459 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,810 51.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,649 48.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 102 1.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,459 people in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.1% were male and 48.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 408 5.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 444 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 436 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 404 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 195 2.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 230 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 290 3.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 348 4.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 467 6.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 479 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 652 8.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 642 8.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 678 9.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 529 7.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 429 5.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 322 4.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 276 3.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 230 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,287 53.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 235 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 627 10.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 513 8.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,505 24.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 14.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,944 54.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 439 8.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,046 37.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 103 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 466 25.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 61 3.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 45 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 397 21.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 38 2.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 77 4.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 72 3.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 42 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 509 27.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,849 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 7.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,394 85.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 725 10.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 311 4.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 204 2.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,684 82.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,804 57.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 937 30.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 198 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 177 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,116 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,116 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 340 11.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 272 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 320 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 298 10.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,507 51.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 377 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 880 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 686 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) was $377.

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

Unpaid work Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,219 68.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,441 23.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 824 13.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,103 34.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 13.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,064 17.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,359 22.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 813 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 983 15.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,031 51.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 701 35.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 242 12.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.0% were couple families with children, 51.5% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,252 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,363 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,363 and those without children was $1,252.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 316 18.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 352 20.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 210 12.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 115 6.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 471 27.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 89 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 111 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,039 77.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 896 22.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,885 95.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 53 1.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 91 3.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.1% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.7% were flats, units or apartments and 3.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.9 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 125 4.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 540 17.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,603 52.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 677 22.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 63 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,650 54.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 728 24.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 506 16.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 1.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 3.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.4% were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 16.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,978 65.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 980 32.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 80 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.1% 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 163 5.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 903 29.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,064 35.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 798 26.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 110 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.3% 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 101 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 39.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 61 60.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 39.6%) were male and 61 (or 60.4%) 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 Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 645 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $645.

Mortgage and rent Loddon (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 93 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 672 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Loddon (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $93 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $672.

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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