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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Burwood (Vic.)

Code SSC20222 (SSC)
People 13,162
Male 6,065
Female 7,097
Median age 34
Families 2,986
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 5,296
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,099
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $328
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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,162 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,065 46.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,097 53.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,162 people in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 46.1% were male and 53.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 639 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 663 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 610 4.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,026 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,950 14.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,068 8.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 740 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 822 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 847 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 746 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 688 5.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 588 4.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 515 3.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 445 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 398 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 430 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 462 3.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 526 4.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,652 41.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 213 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 654 5.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 853 7.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,879 43.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.3% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,177 41.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 555 5.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,274 52.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 211 4.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 517 9.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 216 4.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 121 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 268 5.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 153 2.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 313 6.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 290 5.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,306 44.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 139 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 691 13.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,225 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 39.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.4% were in primary school, 14.1% in secondary school and 49.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,162 54.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,635 53.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 732 5.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 486 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,577 36.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,118 52.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,077 34.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 291 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 499 8.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,985 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,985 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.1% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 871 15.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 694 12.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 510 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 882 16.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,232 40.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 15.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 411 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,572 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,099 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $411.

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

Unpaid work Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,211 64.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,415 21.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,126 10.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,135 19.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% 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, 19.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,612 23.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,643 23.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,120 10.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 835 7.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,064 35.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,358 45.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 470 15.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 94 3.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 45.5% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 11.9% of single parents were male and 88.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,127 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,750 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,750 and those without children was $2,127.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 460 19.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 87 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 541 22.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 374 15.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 145 6.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 561 23.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 119 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 134 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,695 92.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 406 8.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,279 69.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 782 16.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 628 13.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 69.8% were separate houses, 16.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 52 1.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 238 5.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 946 20.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,067 44.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,269 27.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 125 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.1% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,783 38.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,232 26.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,423 30.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 81 1.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 178 3.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.0% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,914 62.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,322 28.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 459 9.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.1% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 9.8% were group households.

Household income Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 328 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 655 13.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,735 36.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,566 33.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 562 12.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 179 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.0% 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 Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 43.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 18 56.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 43.8%) were male and 18 (or 56.2%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burwood (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 383 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burwood (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 $383.

Mortgage and rent Burwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,556 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Burwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,556.

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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