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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Burnley

Code SSC20217 (SSC)
People 738
Male 378
Female 360
Median age 32
Families 171
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 405
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Total 738 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 378 51.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 360 48.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 738 people in Burnley (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 38 5.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 3.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 1.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 2.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 83 11.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 138 18.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 118 15.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 72 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 62 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 34 4.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 29 3.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 25 3.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 4.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 27 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 11 1.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 0.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burnley (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 188 28.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 1.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 9.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 2.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 387 58.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burnley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 28.4% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burnley (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 168 27.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 121 19.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 332 53.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Burnley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burnley (State Suburbs) was 37 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 11.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 11 7.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 3.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 64 41.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 5.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 19 12.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 153 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burnley (State Suburbs) 20.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.4% were in primary school, 9.2% in secondary school and 47.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 523 70.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 228 32.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 45 6.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 47 6.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 384 54.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Burnley (State Suburbs), 54.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burnley % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 373 69.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 112 20.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 31 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 4.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 538 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 538 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burnley (State Suburbs). Of these 69.3% were employed full time, 20.8% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 31 6.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 8.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 46 8.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 87 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 282 54.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burnley (State Suburbs), 6.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burnley (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

Occupation Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 988 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,348 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,833 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burnley (State Suburbs) was $988.

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

Unpaid work Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 532 80.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 122 18.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 7.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 121 18.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Burnley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.5% provided care for children and 7.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 282 42.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 171 25.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 50 7.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 28 4.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burnley (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 99 57.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 51 29.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 15 8.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 4.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burnley (State Suburbs), 29.7% were couple families with children, 57.6% were couple families without children and 8.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Burnley (State Suburbs) 27.8% of single parents were male and 72.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,812 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,562 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burnley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,562 and those without children was $2,812.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 53 36.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 24.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 23 15.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 8.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 4.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Burnley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 36.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 24.7% 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 Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 352 89.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 42 10.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Burnley (State Suburbs), 89.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 78 22.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 126 35.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 147 41.9 250,493 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 Burnley (State Suburbs), 22.2% were separate houses, 35.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 67 19.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 158 45.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 101 28.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 16 4.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burnley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.2% had 1 bedroom, 45.3% had 2 bedrooms and 28.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 59 16.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 111 31.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 174 49.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnley (State Suburbs), 16.8% were owned outright, 31.5% were owned with a mortgage and 49.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 172 49.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 116 33.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 17.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Burnley (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.0% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 17.9% were group households.

Household income Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burnley (State Suburbs), 12.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.6% 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 Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
None 70 20.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 153 43.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 91 26.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 31 8.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Burnley (State Suburbs), 43.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.9% 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 Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burnley (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burnley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Burnley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Burnley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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