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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Wyndham (C)

Code LGA27260 (LGA)
People 161,575
Male 80,581
Female 80,994
Median age 32
Families 43,699
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 59,187
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,424
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $280
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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 161,575 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 80,581 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 80,994 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,144 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 161,575 people in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 14,920 9.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 12,314 7.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11,091 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10,708 6.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11,023 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14,184 8.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15,615 9.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14,352 8.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 12,732 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10,943 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 9,146 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,497 4.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,091 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,971 2.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,725 1.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,847 1.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,313 0.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,105 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 64,967 52.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,962 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,610 7.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,040 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 41,675 33.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60,052 52.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10,596 9.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 43,056 37.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,973 5.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9,260 18.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,693 7.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,810 3.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6,052 11.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3,336 6.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,543 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,313 6.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,589 10.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 2,165 4.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 11,482 22.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 51,216 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 98,655 61.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 74,820 49.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,400 6.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7,231 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 58,102 38.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 52,395 63.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 20,235 24.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,620 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5,184 6.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 82,434 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 82,434 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,025 9.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,262 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,953 9.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 16,548 21.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 35,850 46.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 635 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,556 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,424 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) was $635.

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

Unpaid work Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 84,109 68.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 40,563 32.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,294 10.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 14,867 12.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.9% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 27,502 22.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 30,960 25.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,480 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,165 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,133 30.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 22,880 52.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7,031 16.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 655 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 52.4% were couple families with children, 30.1% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,099 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,185 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,185 and those without children was $2,099.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9,327 25.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 927 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,474 20.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7,887 21.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,683 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,385 12.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 2,404 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,925 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 20.8% 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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 52,798 92.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,164 7.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 47,546 90.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,930 5.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,178 4.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 138 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 90.0% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 96 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 421 0.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,637 6.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 26,336 49.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 21,527 40.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 783 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 6.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,423 21.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 26,679 50.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13,304 25.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 308 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,085 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.6% were owned outright, 50.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 42,472 80.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8,832 16.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,496 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 80.4% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 16.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.8% 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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,419 4.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17,461 33.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 22,619 42.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 8,959 17.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,342 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,145 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 579 50.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 566 49.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,145 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 579 (or 50.6%) were male and 566 (or 49.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,209 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,209.

Mortgage and rent Wyndham (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wyndham (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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