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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wattle Glen

Code SSC21443 (SSC)
People 1,946
Male 963
Female 983
Median age 39
Families 507
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 612
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,720
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $323
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,946 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 963 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 983 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,946 people in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 138 7.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 165 8.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 8.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 121 6.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 94 4.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 77 4.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 125 6.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 137 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 159 8.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 177 9.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 115 5.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 115 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 86 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 50 2.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 19 1.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 843 55.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 91 6.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 71 4.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 490 32.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.2% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 772 56.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 117 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 485 35.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 39 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 173 27.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 1.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 116 18.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 46 7.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 81 12.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 9.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 635 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) 32.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 30.9% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,624 83.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 370 19.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 177 9.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 88 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,243 66.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 66.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 585 55.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 367 34.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 65 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 3.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,057 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,057 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs). Of these 55.3% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 138 13.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 117 11.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 116 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 143 14.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 439 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 13.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 625 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,902 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,720 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) was $625.

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

Unpaid work Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,162 76.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 537 35.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 183 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 325 21.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.2% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 360 23.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 430 28.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 223 14.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 148 9.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 134 26.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 322 63.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 48 9.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 63.4% were couple families with children, 26.4% were couple families without children and 9.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs) 22.9% of single parents were male and 77.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,233 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,317 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,317 and those without children was $2,233.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 80 17.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 142 31.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 85 18.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 30 6.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 11.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 32 7.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 3.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 31.4% 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 Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 572 94.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 32 5.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 565 98.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 3.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 249 43.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 287 50.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 3.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 216 37.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 306 53.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 6.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 37.8% were owned outright, 53.5% were owned with a mortgage and 6.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 494 86.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 72 12.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.1% were family households, 12.5% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 11.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.8% 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 Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 323 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
None 10 1.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 106 18.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 249 43.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 34.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 1.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), 18.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.3% 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 Wattle Glen % 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 52 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wattle Glen (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 52 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,750.

Mortgage and rent Wattle Glen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wattle Glen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 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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