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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Glenroy (Vic.)

Code SSC20547 (SSC)
People 19,664
Male 9,853
Female 9,811
Median age 36
Families 4,945
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 8,007
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $954
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $281
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 19,664 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,853 50.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,811 49.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 136 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,664 people in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,312 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,084 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,040 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,091 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,445 7.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,889 9.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,610 8.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,409 7.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,258 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,233 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,038 5.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 818 4.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 818 4.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 708 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 745 3.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 752 3.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 751 3.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 666 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,660 47.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 526 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,176 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,450 8.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,414 33.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.2% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,779 46.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 813 5.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,857 47.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 290 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 720 11.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 349 5.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 132 2.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 626 10.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 309 5.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 121 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 538 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 707 11.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 345 5.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,962 32.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,099 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.7% were in primary school, 17.3% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,617 54.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,645 59.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,108 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 598 3.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,587 31.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,676 57.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,322 28.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 596 7.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 590 7.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,184 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,184 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 7.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 749 9.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 827 10.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 743 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,617 21.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,061 40.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 421 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,133 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 954 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $421.

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

Unpaid work Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,966 55.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,515 21.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,847 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,586 9.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.7% 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, 9.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,005 18.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,119 19.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,446 8.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,394 8.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,740 35.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,124 43.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 953 19.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 127 2.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 35.2% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,965 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,011 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,011 and those without children was $1,965.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 622 16.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 119 3.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 588 15.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 663 17.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 267 6.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,088 28.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 258 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 263 6.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 15.2% 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 Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,012 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 622 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,154 73.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,169 16.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 674 9.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 73.5% were separate houses, 16.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 231 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,879 26.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,747 53.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 936 13.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 201 2.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 26.8% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,616 37.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,968 28.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,112 30.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 277 4.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.3% were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,805 68.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,897 27.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 311 4.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.5% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 281 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 967 13.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,844 40.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,025 28.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 854 12.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 321 4.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 40.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 133 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 72 54.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 61 45.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 133 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 72 (or 54.1%) were male and 61 (or 45.9%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 824 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $824.

Mortgage and rent Glenroy (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 186 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Glenroy (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $186 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,250.

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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