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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Little River (Vic.)

Code SSC20796 (SSC)
People 1,393
Male 736
Female 657
Median age 40
Families 391
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 512
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,393
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $188
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,393 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 736 52.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 657 47.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,393 people in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 52.8% were male and 47.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 86 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 83 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 117 8.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 113 8.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 72 5.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 49 3.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 59 4.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 106 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 117 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 125 9.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 10.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 99 7.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 84 6.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 59 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 44 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 29 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 8 0.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 623 56.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 49 4.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 80 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 33 3.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 323 29.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.2% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 585 57.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 82 8.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 357 34.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 27 6.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 98 24.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 2.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 83 20.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 4.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 4.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 7.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 4.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 75 18.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 405 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 29.1% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,134 81.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 305 23.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 100 7.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 74 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 831 63.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 63.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 461 61.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 207 27.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 42 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 35 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 745 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 745 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 64 8.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 8.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 77 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 123 17.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 347 48.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 601 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,582 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,393 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $601.

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

Unpaid work Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 823 74.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 347 31.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 198 17.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 228 20.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 287 25.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 163 14.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 145 13.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 141 36.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 202 51.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 49 12.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 51.5% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,094 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,260 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,260 and those without children was $2,094.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 86 25.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 88 25.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 53 15.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 49 14.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 18 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 6.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 25.9% 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 Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 456 92.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 7.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 453 99.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 99.3% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 7.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 204 44.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 198 43.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.0 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.7% had 2 bedrooms and 44.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 175 38.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 212 46.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 55 12.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.5% were owned outright, 46.6% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 378 83.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 67 14.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.3% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.8% 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 Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 188 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 5 1.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 87 19.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 168 37.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 185 40.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.7% 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 Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Little River (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

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

In Little River (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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