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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Warrnambool (C)

Code LGA26730 (LGA)
People 32,029
Male 15,490
Female 16,539
Median age 38
Families 8,225
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 13,933
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,025
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,495
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 32,029 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,490 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,539 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 495 1.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,029 people in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,087 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,004 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,250 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,432 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,181 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,905 5.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,824 5.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,958 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,136 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,210 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,112 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,969 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,827 5.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,388 4.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,123 3.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,013 3.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 804 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 803 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,145 47.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 797 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,048 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,790 7.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,908 34.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.3% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,862 47.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,150 9.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,723 42.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 428 4.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,481 15.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,015 10.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 143 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,363 14.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 764 7.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 126 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 923 9.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,018 10.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 175 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,312 23.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,748 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 19.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 27,986 87.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,731 9.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,398 4.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 949 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 24,671 82.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 82.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,851 55.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,285 33.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 988 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 779 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 15,903 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 15,903 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 33.2% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,115 14.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,481 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,685 11.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,757 18.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,100 40.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 531 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,296 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,025 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) was $531.

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

Unpaid work Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 18,171 70.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,652 29.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,966 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,059 23.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Warrnambool (C) (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, 29.8% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,531 21.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,569 25.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,224 12.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,845 11.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,219 39.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,424 41.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,447 17.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 134 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.6% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,719 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,964 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,964 and those without children was $1,719.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,269 19.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 276 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,762 26.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 882 13.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 371 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,262 19.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 428 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 396 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 26.5% 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,013 89.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,352 10.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,859 82.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 717 6.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,343 11.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 93 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 82.1% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 389 3.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,462 20.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,076 50.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,828 23.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 234 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 20.5% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,220 35.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,675 30.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,670 30.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 131 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 318 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 35.1% were owned outright, 30.6% were owned with a mortgage and 30.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 8,149 67.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,370 28.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 494 4.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.8% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,495 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 845 7.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,301 35.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,691 39.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,797 15.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 380 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 495 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 259 52.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 236 47.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 495 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 259 (or 52.3%) were male and 236 (or 47.7%) 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 Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 737 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $737.

Mortgage and rent Warrnambool (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 168 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Warrnambool (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $168 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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