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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Fitzroy (Vic.)

Code SSC20490 (SSC)
People 9,430
Male 4,653
Female 4,777
Median age 33
Families 1,979
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,685
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,484
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,238
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,430 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,653 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,777 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 61 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,430 people in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 504 5.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 361 3.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 251 2.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 266 2.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 837 8.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,529 16.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,309 13.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 970 10.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 685 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 521 5.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 538 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 398 4.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 372 3.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 268 2.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 221 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 180 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 129 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 93 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,082 25.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 252 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 781 9.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 253 3.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,957 59.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 25.0% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,722 25.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,248 18.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,886 56.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 25.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 87 2.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 194 6.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 102 3.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 120 3.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 74 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 43 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 251 7.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 920 28.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 150 4.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,216 38.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,191 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 33.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.3% were in primary school, 7.4% in secondary school and 36.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,239 55.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,861 47.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 657 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 493 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,148 38.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,416 64.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,316 24.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 252 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 329 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,313 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,313 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 24.8% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 444 8.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 384 7.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 484 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 698 14.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,717 54.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 788 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,917 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,484 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $788.

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

Unpaid work Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,687 68.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,280 15.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 659 7.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,630 19.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.4% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,703 32.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,162 26.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 506 6.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 319 3.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,037 52.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 490 24.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 368 18.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 85 4.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.7% were couple families with children, 52.4% were couple families without children and 18.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 13.9% of single parents were male and 86.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,851 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,177 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,177 and those without children was $2,851.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 521 34.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 64 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 264 17.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 179 11.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 4.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 252 16.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 80 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 105 6.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 17.3% 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,814 90.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 423 10.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 108 2.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,465 38.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,192 57.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 45 1.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 2.8% were separate houses, 38.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 57.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 99 2.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 541 14.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,783 46.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,029 27.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 276 7.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 85 2.2 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.2% had 1 bedroom, 46.8% had 2 bedrooms and 27.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 621 16.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 769 20.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,306 60.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 103 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.3% were owned outright, 20.2% were owned with a mortgage and 60.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,954 51.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,233 32.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 625 16.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.3% were family households, 32.3% were single person households and 16.4% were group households.

Household income Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.4% 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.3 -- 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,238 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,085 28.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,774 46.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 681 17.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 117 3.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 154 4.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 46.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 17.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.1% 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 51.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 31 48.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 51.6%) were male and 31 (or 48.4%) 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 Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Fitzroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 159 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,170 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Fitzroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $159 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,170.

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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