2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Greensborough

Code SSC20571 (SSC)
People 20,552
Male 10,071
Female 10,481
Median age 38
Families 5,801
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,867
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,524
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,837
Median weekly rent $307
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,552 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,071 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,481 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 87 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,552 people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,447 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,243 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,188 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,209 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,377 6.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,337 6.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,445 7.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,537 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,477 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,402 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,425 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,430 7.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,308 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 920 4.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 619 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 457 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 352 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 380 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,995 53.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 439 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,181 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 819 4.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,245 31.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.9% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,465 54.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,163 7.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,844 37.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 426 7.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,120 19.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 418 7.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 64 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 787 13.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 390 6.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 114 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 429 7.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 859 15.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 198 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 845 15.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,650 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs) 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 22.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 15,982 77.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,734 29.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,541 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,075 5.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,248 57.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 57.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,680 59.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,530 31.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 644 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 403 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,257 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,257 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Greensborough (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,322 12.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,081 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,129 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,765 16.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,912 45.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 654 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,776 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,524 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Greensborough (State Suburbs) was $654.

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

Unpaid work Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,437 74.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,150 30.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,957 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,813 16.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,034 24.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,611 27.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,110 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,682 10.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,963 33.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,935 50.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 828 14.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 75 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 50.6% were couple families with children, 33.8% were couple families without children and 14.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Greensborough (State Suburbs) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,192 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,427 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,427 and those without children was $2,192.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,037 21.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 179 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,352 27.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 792 16.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 255 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 763 15.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 309 6.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 206 4.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 27.6% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,226 94.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 443 5.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 94.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,507 90.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 358 5.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 354 4.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 90.0% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 89 1.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,000 13.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,692 51.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,355 32.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 13.8% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,791 38.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,110 43.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,183 16.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Greensborough (State Suburbs), 38.6% were owned outright, 43.0% were owned with a mortgage and 16.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,696 78.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,368 18.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 161 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.8% were family households, 18.9% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 16.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 307 -- 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,837 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
None 302 4.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,124 29.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,140 43.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,536 21.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 124 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), 29.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% 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 Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 87 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 54.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 40 46.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Greensborough (State Suburbs), there were 87 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 54.0%) were male and 40 (or 46.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,483 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,483.

Mortgage and rent Greensborough % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,650 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Greensborough (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,650.

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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