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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Narre Warren

Code SSC20985 (SSC)
People 25,882
Male 12,933
Female 12,949
Median age 34
Families 6,993
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 9,198
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,271
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $285
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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Total 25,882 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 12,933 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,949 50.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 121 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 25,882 people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,881 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,892 7.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,080 8.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,039 7.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,764 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,756 6.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,772 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,027 7.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,149 8.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,057 7.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,673 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,355 5.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,120 4.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 757 2.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 596 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 424 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 294 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 247 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,336 51.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 576 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,579 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 813 4.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,724 33.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,717 51.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,510 8.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,637 40.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 447 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,810 22.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 457 5.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 207 2.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,354 16.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 435 5.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 315 3.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 670 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 757 9.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 227 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,501 18.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,180 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 16,239 62.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,134 49.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,723 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,197 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,429 38.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 38.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,116 61.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,560 27.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 710 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 773 5.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,159 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narre Warren (State Suburbs). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,276 10.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,085 8.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,199 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,901 23.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,214 42.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narre Warren % 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 Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 556 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,414 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,271 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narre Warren (State Suburbs) was $556.

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

Unpaid work Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,566 67.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,275 31.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,074 10.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,362 11.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.3% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,518 22.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,881 24.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,193 11.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,973 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,919 27.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,790 54.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,199 17.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 86 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 54.2% were couple families with children, 27.4% were couple families without children and 17.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs) 18.0% of single parents were male and 82.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,974 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,974 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,244 21.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 166 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,294 22.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,253 21.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 269 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 854 15.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 333 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 298 5.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,536 95.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 432 4.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,937 93.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 249 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 263 3.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 84 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 93.0% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 86 1.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 648 7.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,847 56.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,804 32.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 127 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 56.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,077 24.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,350 51.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,882 22.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 38 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 188 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 24.3% were owned outright, 51.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,793 79.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,539 18.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 204 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 18.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.4% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 285 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
None 348 4.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,602 30.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,597 42.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,755 20.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 234 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), 30.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 119 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 61 51.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 58 48.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narre Warren (State Suburbs), there were 119 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 61 (or 51.3%) were male and 58 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,333 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent Narre Warren % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 306 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Narre Warren (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $306 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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