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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Murrumbeena

Code SSC20964 (SSC)
People 8,592
Male 4,243
Female 4,349
Median age 36
Families 2,246
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,858
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,354
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $290
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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,592 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,243 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,349 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,592 people in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 547 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 525 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 423 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 408 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 611 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 857 10.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 708 8.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 701 8.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 723 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 605 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 569 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 496 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 356 4.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 265 3.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 201 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 194 2.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 190 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 212 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,449 48.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 153 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 462 6.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 383 5.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,653 37.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.6% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,255 48.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 553 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,862 42.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 176 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 402 16.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 170 6.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 70 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 166 6.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 162 6.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 130 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 161 6.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 616 24.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 75 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 370 14.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,498 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 31.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,451 63.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,740 45.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 592 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 412 5.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,531 42.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 42.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,970 60.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,459 29.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 237 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 218 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,884 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,884 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 520 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 491 10.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 455 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 849 18.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,121 45.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 707 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,950 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,354 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) was $707.

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

Unpaid work Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,252 74.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,930 27.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 787 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,259 17.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,894 26.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,018 28.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 803 11.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 540 7.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 828 36.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,117 49.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 237 10.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 63 2.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 49.8% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 10.6% were one parent families.

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

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,208 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,770 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,770 and those without children was $2,208.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 473 24.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 78 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 527 27.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 309 15.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 110 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 232 11.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 113 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 27.1% 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,487 92.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 283 7.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,868 53.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 501 14.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,101 31.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 53.6% were separate houses, 14.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 600 17.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 984 28.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,254 36.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 590 16.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 1.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 17.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.2% had 2 bedrooms and 36.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,076 30.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,075 30.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,252 35.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 30.9% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 35.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,208 63.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,099 31.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 178 5.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 20.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.1% 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
None 417 12.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,505 43.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,110 31.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 366 10.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 88 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), 43.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.5% 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 37.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 62.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 37.5%) were male and 5 (or 62.5%) 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 Murrumbeena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Murrumbeena (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Murrumbeena % 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 Murrumbeena (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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