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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Gisborne

Code SSC20528 (SSC)
People 7,289
Male 3,542
Female 3,747
Median age 38
Families 2,041
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,741
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,628
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,885
Median weekly rent $277
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,289 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,542 48.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,747 51.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,289 people in Gisborne (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 496 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 568 7.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 591 8.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 569 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 364 5.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 307 4.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 384 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 527 7.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 601 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 569 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 583 8.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 402 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 432 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 333 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 213 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 133 1.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 100 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 117 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gisborne (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,295 58.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 130 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 402 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 261 4.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,550 27.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gisborne (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.4% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gisborne (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,080 59.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 420 8.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,721 33.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gisborne (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 151 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 489 21.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 229 10.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 59 2.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 309 13.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 168 7.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 148 6.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 132 5.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 266 11.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 51 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 270 11.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,272 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gisborne (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.1% were in primary school, 27.5% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,074 83.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,503 21.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 576 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 410 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,579 64.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), 64.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,257 58.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,260 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 219 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 126 3.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,862 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,862 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gisborne (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 504 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 389 10.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 372 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 524 14.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,730 46.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gisborne (State Suburbs), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gisborne (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 645 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,869 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,628 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gisborne (State Suburbs) was $645.

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

Unpaid work Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,468 79.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,972 35.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 644 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,274 22.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.0% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,322 23.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,586 28.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 812 14.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 743 13.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gisborne (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 703 34.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,088 53.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 244 12.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gisborne (State Suburbs), 53.3% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Gisborne (State Suburbs) 21.5% of single parents were male and 78.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,207 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,383 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,383 and those without children was $2,207.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 371 20.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 67 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 526 29.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 283 15.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 76 4.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 251 14.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 127 7.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 89 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 29.4% 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 Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,470 91.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 229 8.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,244 90.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 90 3.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 131 5.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gisborne (State Suburbs), 90.9% were separate houses, 3.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 65 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 187 7.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,025 41.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,155 46.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 828 33.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,140 46.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 436 17.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 52 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gisborne (State Suburbs), 33.6% were owned outright, 46.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,024 81.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 416 16.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 30 1.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.9% were family households, 16.8% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), 16.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.4% 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 Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 277 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,885 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
None 64 2.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 606 24.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,093 44.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 653 26.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), 24.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.4% 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 Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 65.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 34.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gisborne (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 65.2%) were male and 8 (or 34.8%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 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 Gisborne (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Gisborne % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 303 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Gisborne (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $303 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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