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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Mildura (RC)

Code LGA24780 (LGA)
People 50,979
Male 24,976
Female 26,003
Median age 39
Families 13,444
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 22,686
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $878
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,268
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 50,979 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 24,976 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 26,003 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,836 3.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 50,979 people in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,387 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,382 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,930 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,677 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,868 5.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,751 5.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,781 5.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,154 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,498 6.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,459 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,658 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,118 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,068 6.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,284 4.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,956 3.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,596 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,297 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,115 2.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,801 49.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,424 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,488 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,773 6.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 12,798 31.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

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

The median age of married people in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,648 49.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,411 9.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 14,865 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 910 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,159 20.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 769 5.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 344 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,940 19.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 661 4.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 208 1.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,180 7.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 791 5.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 323 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,935 25.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 15,220 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 25.0% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 42,805 84.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,488 15.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,421 5.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,428 3.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 36,135 76.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 76.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 13,218 57.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,839 29.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,419 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,506 6.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 22,982 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 22,982 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,411 11.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,029 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,401 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,788 17.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 9,428 43.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 463 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,092 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 878 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) was $463.

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

Unpaid work Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 26,958 66.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 11,317 28.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,926 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 8,137 20.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,702 19.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 9,482 23.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,112 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,660 11.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,393 40.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,436 40.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,449 18.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 166 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 40.4% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,603 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,802 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,802 and those without children was $1,603.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,245 20.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 351 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,382 22.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,348 12.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 568 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,482 22.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 641 5.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 813 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 19,250 89.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,296 10.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,414 85.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,005 5.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,478 7.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 345 1.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 85.3% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 93 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 692 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,464 18.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 10,169 52.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,289 22.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 543 2.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% 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 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,289 32.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 6,384 33.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,708 29.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 154 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 714 3.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 32.7% were owned outright, 33.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 13,255 68.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,490 28.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 505 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 28.5% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,268 -- 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 Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,601 8.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 6,500 33.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 6,979 36.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3,323 17.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 847 4.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.3% 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 Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,837 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 843 45.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 994 54.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,837 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 843 (or 45.9%) were male and 994 (or 54.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mildura (RC) % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 716 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $716.

Mortgage and rent Mildura (RC) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mildura (RC) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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