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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Waverley

Code SSC20949 (SSC)
People 32,076
Male 15,583
Female 16,493
Median age 41
Families 9,078
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 12,791
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,369
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $356
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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Total 32,076 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,583 48.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,493 51.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 58 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,076 people in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,571 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,782 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,893 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,060 6.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,412 7.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,787 5.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,558 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,003 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,476 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,335 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,179 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,818 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,672 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,546 4.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,594 5.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,442 4.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,198 3.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 750 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,097 56.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 515 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,561 5.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,638 6.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,019 29.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.3% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 13,954 55.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,133 4.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 10,152 40.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 507 5.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,699 17.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 404 4.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 274 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,260 13.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 481 5.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 550 5.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 724 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,231 23.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 262 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,239 12.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,631 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) 30.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.7% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 30.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 18,767 58.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 16,072 52.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,850 6.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,229 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,749 38.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 38.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,174 58.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,005 31.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 763 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 839 5.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 15,781 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 15,781 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,023 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,592 10.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,392 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,483 16.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,687 44.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 567 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,649 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,369 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) was $567.

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

Unpaid work Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,678 73.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,086 26.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,120 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,470 20.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.4% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,241 23.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,059 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,598 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,779 10.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,351 36.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,353 48.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,206 13.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 168 1.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 48.0% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs) 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,304 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,660 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,660 and those without children was $2,304.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,526 19.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 248 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,546 20.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,211 15.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 475 6.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,926 25.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 361 4.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 413 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,703 93.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 848 6.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,345 79.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,388 11.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 949 8.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 13 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 79.9% were separate houses, 11.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 99 0.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,579 13.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,078 51.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,777 32.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 152 1.3 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 Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.9% 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 5,607 47.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,385 28.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,387 20.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 58 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 263 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 47.9% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 20.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 8,891 76.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,419 20.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 392 3.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 20.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.4% 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 356 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
None 587 5.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,106 35.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,867 41.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,881 16.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 259 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 59 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 37.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 37 62.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), there were 59 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 37.3%) were male and 37 (or 62.7%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,643 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,643.

Mortgage and rent Mount Waverley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 298 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,250 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Waverley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $298 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,250.

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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