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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Fitzroy North

Code SSC20491 (SSC)
People 11,473
Male 5,419
Female 6,054
Median age 35
Families 2,624
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 5,571
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,699
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $369
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 Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,473 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,419 47.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,054 52.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 56 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,473 people in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 643 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 517 4.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 347 3.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 427 3.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 853 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,420 12.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,439 12.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,111 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 897 7.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 751 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 660 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 604 5.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 503 4.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 390 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 282 2.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 256 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 200 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 173 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,077 30.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 190 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 844 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 394 4.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,458 54.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 30.9% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,819 31.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,561 17.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,584 51.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 168 5.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 468 14.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 67 2.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 48 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 216 6.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 63 1.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 127 3.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 241 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,050 31.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 105 3.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 777 23.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,330 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.5% were in primary school, 12.2% in secondary school and 38.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,784 67.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,881 36.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 973 9.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 711 6.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,112 47.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 47.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,345 63.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,923 27.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 342 5.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 287 4.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,897 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,897 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs). Of these 63.0% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 639 9.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 563 8.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 719 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 993 15.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,353 50.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 838 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,307 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,699 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs) was $838.

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

Unpaid work Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,853 78.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,137 21.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,043 10.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,297 23.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,358 33.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,065 30.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 895 9.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 538 5.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 30.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,230 46.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,004 38.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 300 11.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 89 3.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 38.3% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fitzroy North % 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 Fitzroy North (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 Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,706 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,093 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,093 and those without children was $2,706.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 681 30.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 96 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 512 22.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 315 14.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 283 12.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 148 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 108 4.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.9% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,791 91.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 470 8.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,166 24.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,387 49.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,206 25.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 24.3% were separate houses, 49.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 25.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 661 13.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,970 41.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,479 30.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 559 11.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 100 2.1 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.8% had 1 bedroom, 41.1% had 2 bedrooms and 30.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,129 23.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,157 24.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,340 48.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 57 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 23.6% were owned outright, 24.1% were owned with a mortgage and 48.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,600 54.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,490 31.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 704 14.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.2% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 14.7% were group households.

Household income Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 20.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.2% 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 Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 369 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
None 961 20.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,271 47.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,144 23.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 269 5.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 148 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), 47.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.6% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 58 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 51.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 28 48.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), there were 58 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 51.7%) were male and 28 (or 48.3%) 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 Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,050 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,050.

Mortgage and rent Fitzroy North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 428 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,043 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Fitzroy North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $428 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,043.

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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