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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Rye

Code SSC21176 (SSC)
People 8,160
Male 4,074
Female 4,086
Median age 46
Families 2,144
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 8,247
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $843
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,160 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,074 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,086 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 67 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,160 people in Rye (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 500 6.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 450 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 451 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 381 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 341 4.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 318 3.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 375 4.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 527 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 552 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 526 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 519 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 563 6.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 660 8.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 643 7.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 509 6.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 405 5.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 256 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 182 2.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rye (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,364 49.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 270 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 787 11.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 447 6.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,888 27.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rye (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.8% were married and 15.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rye (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,831 48.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 642 11.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,333 40.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Rye (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rye (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 125 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 420 19.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 254 11.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 124 5.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 159 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 116 5.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 56 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 806 36.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,195 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rye (State Suburbs) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.2% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,178 75.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,654 22.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 576 7.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 365 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,795 64.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rye (State Suburbs), 64.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rye % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,706 50.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,273 37.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 240 7.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 173 5.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,392 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,392 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rye (State Suburbs). Of these 50.3% were employed full time, 37.5% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 454 14.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 369 11.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 452 14.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 427 13.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,280 39.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rye (State Suburbs), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 843 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rye (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,607 68.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,666 24.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 803 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,148 17.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rye (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rye % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,213 18.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,774 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 852 12.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 770 11.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rye (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,037 48.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 742 34.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 346 16.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rye (State Suburbs), 34.6% were couple families with children, 48.3% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Rye (State Suburbs) 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,714 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,835 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rye (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,835 and those without children was $1,714.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 223 12.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 105 5.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 326 18.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 214 12.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 145 8.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 535 30.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 97 5.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 130 7.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Rye (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 18.4% 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 Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,216 40.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,775 59.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Rye (State Suburbs), 40.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 59.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,035 94.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 81 2.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 57 1.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 41 1.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rye (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 51 1.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 509 15.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,840 57.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 720 22.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rye (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 57.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,324 41.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,015 31.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 733 22.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 126 3.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rye (State Suburbs), 41.2% were owned outright, 31.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,122 66.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 982 30.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 112 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Rye (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.0% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rye (State Suburbs), 34.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 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 Rye % Victoria % Australia %
None 153 4.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,221 38.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,285 40.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 426 13.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 128 4.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rye (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 67 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 39 58.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 28 41.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rye (State Suburbs), there were 67 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 39 (or 58.2%) were male and 28 (or 41.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rye (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent Rye % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Rye (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690.

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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