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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Broadmeadows (Vic.)

Code SSC20186 (SSC)
People 10,578
Male 5,340
Female 5,238
Median age 31
Families 2,426
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 3,782
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $746
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $231
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 10,578 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,340 50.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,238 49.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 89 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,578 people in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 850 8.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 798 7.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 815 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 828 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 827 7.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 882 8.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 755 7.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 701 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 687 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 688 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 591 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 485 4.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 402 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 374 3.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 300 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 279 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 217 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,605 44.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 352 4.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 705 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 513 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,941 36.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,110 44.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 264 3.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,658 52.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 138 3.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 562 13.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 164 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 130 3.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 485 11.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 111 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 143 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 378 9.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 316 7.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 162 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,625 38.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,214 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 39.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.3% were in primary school, 17.5% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,946 46.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,122 67.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 581 6.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 281 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,068 22.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,537 49.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 898 28.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 264 8.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 423 13.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,122 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,122 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 13.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 320 11.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 301 11.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 278 10.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 639 23.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 897 33.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 325 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 847 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 746 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $325.

Travel to work, top responses Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,635 44.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,749 21.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 942 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 571 7.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.6% 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, 7.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,152 14.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,195 14.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 607 7.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 680 8.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 550 22.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,163 47.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 648 26.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 66 2.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 47.9% were couple families with children, 22.7% were couple families without children and 26.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,508 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,670 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,670 and those without children was $1,508.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 135 7.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 41 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 149 8.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 304 17.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 158 9.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 690 40.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 99 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 136 7.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 7.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 8.7% 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 Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,145 91.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 298 8.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,628 83.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 129 4.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 379 12.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 83.6% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 145 4.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 503 16.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,947 61.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 445 14.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 96 3.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.0% had 2 bedrooms and 61.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 877 27.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 893 28.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,206 38.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 143 4.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.9% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 38.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,312 73.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 744 23.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 89 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.5% were family households, 23.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 39.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% 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 Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 231 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.3 -- 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 Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 496 15.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,229 39.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 876 27.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 375 11.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 168 5.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.9% 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 Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 89 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 50.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 44 49.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 89 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 50.6%) were male and 44 (or 49.4%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 610 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $610.

Mortgage and rent Broadmeadows (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 163 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Broadmeadows (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $163 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000.

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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