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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Glen Waverley

Code SSC20535 (SSC)
People 39,204
Male 19,146
Female 20,058
Median age 41
Families 10,897
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 14,739
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,351
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Total 39,204 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 19,146 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 20,058 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 39,204 people in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,536 3.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,022 5.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,625 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,059 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,028 7.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,266 5.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,786 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,246 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,776 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,029 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,771 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,311 5.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,314 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,076 5.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,965 5.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,432 3.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,080 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 883 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,846 57.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 581 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,662 5.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,957 5.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,970 30.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 17,001 55.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 973 3.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 12,574 41.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 505 4.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,207 17.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 392 3.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 226 1.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,320 18.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 345 2.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 609 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 874 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,819 22.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 348 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,080 16.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,725 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.2% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 29.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 18,453 47.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 23,992 64.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,596 4.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,185 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 10,375 27.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 27.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 64.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,902 58.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,701 30.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 932 5.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,141 6.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,676 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 18,676 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,280 13.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,719 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,697 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,246 18.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,661 43.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,541 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,351 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) was $520.

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

Unpaid work Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 23,238 70.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,656 26.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,604 10.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,369 19.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,821 23.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,897 23.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,231 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,291 10.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,739 34.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,470 50.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,461 13.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 227 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 50.2% were couple families with children, 34.3% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,124 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,593 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,593 and those without children was $2,124.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,825 19.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 333 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,645 17.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,545 16.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 625 6.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,269 24.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 424 4.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 540 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 17.9% 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 Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,416 93.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 939 6.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,886 81.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,738 13.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 779 5.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 81.1% were separate houses, 13.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,304 9.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,203 46.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,614 41.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 177 1.3 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 Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 9.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% 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 Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,468 48.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,783 28.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,798 20.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 70 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 296 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 48.2% were owned outright, 28.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 10,602 79.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,394 17.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 418 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.0% were family households, 17.8% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 21.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.5% 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 Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
None 723 5.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,491 33.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,743 42.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,186 16.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 273 2.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), 33.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 67 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 38 56.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 43.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), there were 67 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 38 (or 56.7%) were male and 29 (or 43.3%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,281 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,281.

Mortgage and rent Glen Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 500 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Glen Waverley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $500 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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