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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Werribee

Code SSC21452 (SSC)
People 37,737
Male 18,376
Female 19,361
Median age 36
Families 10,004
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 14,844
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,124
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $241
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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Total 37,737 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 18,376 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 19,361 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 352 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 37,737 people in Werribee (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,484 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,354 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,518 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,840 7.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,725 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,725 7.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,543 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,640 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,797 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,889 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,596 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,321 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,817 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,338 3.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,021 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 809 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 656 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 664 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Werribee (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,875 45.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,139 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,761 9.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,772 5.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 10,830 35.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Werribee (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.7% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Werribee (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,789 46.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,345 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 12,527 45.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Werribee (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Werribee (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 534 4.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,787 15.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 779 6.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 314 2.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,520 13.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 828 7.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 302 2.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 870 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,213 10.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 582 5.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,890 24.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 11,619 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Werribee (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 25,235 66.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 14,120 40.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,595 7.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,757 5.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 16,567 47.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Werribee (State Suburbs), 47.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Werribee % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,982 59.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,075 27.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,094 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,346 7.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,497 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 18,497 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Werribee (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,830 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,569 9.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,680 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,500 20.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,476 43.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Werribee (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Werribee (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,307 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,124 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Werribee (State Suburbs) was $520.

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

Unpaid work Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,907 65.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,364 27.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,398 11.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,866 12.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Werribee (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.5% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,643 21.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,029 23.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,309 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,923 9.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Werribee (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,126 31.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,585 45.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,135 21.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 159 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Werribee (State Suburbs), 45.8% were couple families with children, 31.2% were couple families without children and 21.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Werribee (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,897 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,106 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werribee (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,106 and those without children was $1,897.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,615 20.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 230 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,625 21.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,548 20.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 418 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,399 18.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 469 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 405 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Werribee (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,374 93.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 891 6.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Werribee (State Suburbs), 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,159 83.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,023 7.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,175 8.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Werribee (State Suburbs), 83.4% were separate houses, 7.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 203 1.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,833 13.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,989 59.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,080 23.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 245 1.8 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Werribee (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 59.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,881 29.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,292 39.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,758 28.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 94 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 348 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Werribee (State Suburbs), 29.0% were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,756 73.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,218 24.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 399 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Werribee (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.0% were family households, 24.1% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werribee (State Suburbs), 23.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.6% 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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 241 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,100 8.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,990 37.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,694 35.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,174 16.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 416 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Werribee (State Suburbs), 37.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 351 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 165 47.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 186 53.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Werribee (State Suburbs), there were 351 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 165 (or 47.0%) were male and 186 (or 53.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,037 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Werribee (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,037.

Mortgage and rent Werribee % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 208 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,411 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Werribee (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $208 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,411.

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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