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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Brunswick East

Code SSC20194 (SSC)
People 8,476
Male 3,958
Female 4,518
Median age 33
Families 2,008
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 4,104
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,468
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,113
Median weekly rent $358
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,476 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,958 46.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,518 53.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,476 people in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 440 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 322 3.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 245 2.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 239 2.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 807 9.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,339 15.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,169 13.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 829 9.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 636 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 478 5.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 422 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 299 3.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 290 3.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 230 2.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 234 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 223 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 150 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 125 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,400 32.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 121 1.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 511 6.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 317 4.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,120 55.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.1% were married and 8.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,187 32.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,091 16.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,551 52.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 103 4.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 288 11.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 3.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 0.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 155 6.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 55 2.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 0.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 195 7.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 964 38.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 84 3.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 538 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,510 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.7% were in primary school, 9.3% in secondary school and 46.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,321 62.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,640 45.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 711 9.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 445 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,141 39.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 39.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,246 62.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,421 27.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 270 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 290 5.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,227 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,227 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brunswick East (State Suburbs). Of these 62.1% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 471 9.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 419 8.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 529 10.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 873 17.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,374 48.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 740 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,927 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,468 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brunswick East (State Suburbs) was $740.

Travel to work, top responses Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,646 75.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,506 20.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 705 9.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,480 19.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.2% 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, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,426 32.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,167 29.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 632 8.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 423 5.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 956 47.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 728 36.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 252 12.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 72 3.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 36.3% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,456 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,584 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,584 and those without children was $2,456.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 474 28.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 92 5.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 348 20.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 228 13.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 68 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 262 15.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 94 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 116 6.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,585 91.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 339 8.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,513 42.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 987 27.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,058 29.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 27 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 42.2% were separate houses, 27.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 29.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 442 12.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,347 37.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,375 38.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 336 9.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 61 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.3% had 1 bedroom, 37.6% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 937 26.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 933 26.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,617 45.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 26.0% were owned with a mortgage and 45.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,983 55.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,050 29.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 551 15.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.3% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 15.4% were group households.

Household income Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 21.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.8% 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 Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 358 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.0 -- 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 East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,113 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
None 661 18.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,744 48.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 850 23.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 225 6.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 107 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), 48.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.3% 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 Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 23 47.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 25 52.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brunswick East (State Suburbs), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 23 (or 47.9%) were male and 25 (or 52.1%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brunswick East % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 866 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $866.

Mortgage and rent Brunswick East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Brunswick East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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