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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Glen Iris (Vic.)

Code SSC20534 (SSC)
People 24,948
Male 11,979
Female 12,969
Median age 37
Families 6,477
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 10,249
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,965
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,383
Median weekly rent $351
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 24,948 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,979 48.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,969 52.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,948 people in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,544 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,647 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,520 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,543 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,923 7.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,930 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,621 6.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,751 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,896 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,904 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,629 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,562 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,257 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 963 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 715 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 534 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 474 1.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 534 2.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,547 52.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 328 1.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,194 5.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 892 4.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 7,272 35.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.1% were married and 7.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,674 52.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,270 6.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,569 40.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 565 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,288 16.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 488 6.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 397 4.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 370 4.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 422 5.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 895 11.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 362 4.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,850 23.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 179 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,241 15.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,057 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 20.9% in secondary school and 27.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 17,716 71.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,093 34.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,916 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,365 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 12,306 52.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 52.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,273 60.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,245 31.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 614 4.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 576 4.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,708 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,708 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,627 12.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,336 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,280 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,685 12.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,587 50.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 837 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,563 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,965 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $837.

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

Unpaid work Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 15,608 77.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,851 28.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,249 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,713 23.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,635 27.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,773 28.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,404 11.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,794 8.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,147 33.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,486 53.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 701 10.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 144 2.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 53.8% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,482 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,300 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,300 and those without children was $2,482.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,326 23.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 211 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,525 27.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 931 16.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 266 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 716 12.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 289 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 366 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 27.1% 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 Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,061 92.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 783 8.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,418 59.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,217 13.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,417 26.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 59.8% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 26.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 614 6.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,591 28.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,127 34.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,622 28.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 95 1.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 28.6% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,463 38.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,973 32.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,416 26.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 64 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 147 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.2% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,404 70.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,202 24.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 455 5.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.7% were family households, 24.3% were single person households and 5.0% were group households.

Household income Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.9% 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 Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 351 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 633 7.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,337 36.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,655 40.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,242 13.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 195 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 57.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 42.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 57.1%) were male and 9 (or 42.9%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,312 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (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 $2,312.

Mortgage and rent Glen Iris (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 506 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Glen Iris (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $506 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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