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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Warrnambool

Code SSC21434 (SSC)
People 28,413
Male 13,628
Female 14,785
Median age 39
Families 7,279
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 12,650
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $986
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,478
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Total 28,413 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 13,628 48.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 14,785 52.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 453 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 28,413 people in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,792 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,690 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,943 6.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,128 7.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,987 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,723 6.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,603 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,716 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,808 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,930 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,881 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,768 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,640 5.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,259 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,055 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 957 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 758 2.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 775 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,633 46.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 714 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,891 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,708 7.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,035 35.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.3% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,506 46.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,946 9.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,840 43.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 361 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,238 14.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 877 10.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 129 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,161 13.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 682 8.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 114 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 836 9.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 946 11.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 159 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,075 24.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,578 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 24,794 87.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,480 9.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,240 4.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 869 3.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 21,792 82.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 82.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,757 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,689 33.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 851 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 717 5.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 14,014 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 14,014 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warrnambool (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,887 14.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,314 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,485 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,449 18.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,309 39.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,266 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 986 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warrnambool (State Suburbs) was $522.

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

Unpaid work Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,170 70.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,648 28.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,620 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,394 23.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,956 21.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,847 25.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,853 12.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,512 10.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,915 40.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,933 40.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,303 17.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 127 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 40.3% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs) 14.0% of single parents were male and 86.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,721 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,964 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,964 and those without children was $1,721.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,107 18.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 251 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,517 26.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 765 13.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 332 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,174 20.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 348 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 350 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,852 89.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,277 10.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,749 80.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 714 6.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,338 12.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 49 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 80.6% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 368 3.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,341 21.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,502 50.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,399 22.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 219 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,837 35.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,112 28.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,484 32.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 127 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 290 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 35.4% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 7,205 66.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,182 29.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 465 4.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.4% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,478 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
None 822 7.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,024 37.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,164 38.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,493 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 349 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 452 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 232 51.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 220 48.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Warrnambool (State Suburbs), there were 452 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 232 (or 51.3%) were male and 220 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 760 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $760.

Mortgage and rent Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Warrnambool (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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