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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Brunswick (Vic.)

Code SSC20193 (SSC)
People 22,764
Male 11,127
Female 11,637
Median age 33
Families 5,209
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 10,709
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,433
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 22,764 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,127 48.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,637 51.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 78 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,764 people in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,293 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 714 3.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 561 2.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 764 3.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,601 11.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,310 14.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,140 13.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,261 9.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,608 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,242 5.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,174 5.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 889 3.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 777 3.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 593 2.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 600 2.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 517 2.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 357 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 361 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,318 31.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 400 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,265 6.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 809 4.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,400 56.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.3% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,619 31.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,912 16.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,460 52.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 287 4.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 621 8.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 158 2.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 55 0.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 428 6.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 119 1.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 98 1.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 613 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,715 39.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 233 3.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,624 23.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,951 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.0% were in primary school, 9.3% in secondary school and 47.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,881 61.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,763 46.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,775 8.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,176 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,399 39.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,225 59.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,026 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 733 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 818 5.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,802 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,802 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,357 10.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,314 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,353 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,284 17.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,942 45.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 685 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,809 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,433 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $685.

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

Unpaid work Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,882 73.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,911 19.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,902 9.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,934 19.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.4% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,379 31.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,742 28.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,701 8.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,058 5.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,502 48.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,892 36.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 619 11.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 196 3.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.3% were couple families with children, 48.0% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,325 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,698 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,698 and those without children was $2,325.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,135 25.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 236 5.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 895 20.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 589 13.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 220 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 702 16.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 307 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 305 6.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,300 91.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 869 8.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,126 44.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,031 21.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,062 32.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 74 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 44.4% were separate houses, 21.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 121 1.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,168 12.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,849 41.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,052 32.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 933 10.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 177 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.6% had 1 bedroom, 41.4% had 2 bedrooms and 32.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,301 24.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,331 25.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,416 47.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 32 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 221 2.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.7% were owned outright, 25.1% were owned with a mortgage and 47.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,108 54.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,699 29.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,494 16.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.9% were family households, 29.0% were single person households and 16.1% were group households.

Household income Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 20.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.2% 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,007 21.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,480 48.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,007 21.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 531 5.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 275 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 48.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.7% 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 76 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 44.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 42 55.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 76 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 44.7%) were male and 42 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Brunswick (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 274 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,128 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Brunswick (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $274 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,128.

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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