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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Toorak

Code SSC21354 (SSC)
People 12,871
Male 6,056
Female 6,815
Median age 43
Families 3,259
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 6,900
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,977
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,700
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Total 12,871 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,056 47.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,815 52.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,871 people in Toorak (State Suburbs) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 420 3.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 471 3.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 532 4.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 684 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,000 7.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,194 9.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 869 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 693 5.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 722 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 722 5.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 891 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 867 6.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 977 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 831 6.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 629 4.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 455 3.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 427 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 484 3.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Toorak (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,372 46.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 194 1.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 895 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 687 6.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,302 37.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Toorak (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.9% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Toorak (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,623 46.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 865 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,543 45.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Toorak (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Toorak (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 128 3.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 129 3.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 73 2.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 412 11.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 42 1.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 80 2.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 563 15.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 152 4.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 953 25.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 78 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,089 29.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,699 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Toorak (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.6% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 29.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,268 64.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,620 38.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 937 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 731 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,574 47.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Toorak (State Suburbs), 47.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Toorak % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,214 62.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,967 28.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 335 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 280 4.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,796 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,796 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Toorak (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 768 11.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 620 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 580 8.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 733 11.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,483 53.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Toorak (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Toorak (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,031 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,746 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,977 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Toorak (State Suburbs) was $1,031.

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

Unpaid work Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,965 69.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,347 20.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,233 10.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,472 21.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Toorak (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.5% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,271 28.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,743 24.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,164 10.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 783 6.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Toorak (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,685 51.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,162 35.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 316 9.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 97 3.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Toorak (State Suburbs), 35.6% were couple families with children, 51.7% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Toorak (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 3,099 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,794 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toorak (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,794 and those without children was $3,099.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 600 21.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 149 5.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 459 16.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 544 19.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 217 7.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 505 17.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 118 4.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 254 8.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Toorak (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 16.1% 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 Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,486 85.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 950 14.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Toorak (State Suburbs), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,905 34.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 872 15.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,707 49.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak (State Suburbs), 34.7% were separate houses, 15.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 49.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 66 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 626 11.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,030 37.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,525 27.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,143 20.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 96 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Toorak (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.4% had 1 bedroom, 37.0% had 2 bedrooms and 27.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,280 41.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,103 20.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,914 34.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 34 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 154 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak (State Suburbs), 41.6% were owned outright, 20.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,231 58.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,879 34.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 375 6.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Toorak (State Suburbs), of all households, 58.9% were family households, 34.3% were single person households and 6.8% were group households.

Household income Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Toorak (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.0% 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 Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
None 574 10.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,173 39.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,822 33.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 757 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 161 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Toorak (State Suburbs), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 40.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 60.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Toorak (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 40.0%) were male and 9 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,874 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Toorak (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,874.

Mortgage and rent Toorak % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Toorak (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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