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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Werribee South

Code SSC21453 (SSC)
People 1,618
Male 847
Female 771
Median age 45
Families 451
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 701
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,127
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,618 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 847 52.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 771 47.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,618 people in Werribee South (State Suburbs) of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 67 4.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 86 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 89 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 84 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 84 5.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 103 6.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 69 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 99 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 119 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 111 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 139 8.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 145 9.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 134 8.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 100 6.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 77 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 50 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 38 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Werribee South (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 766 55.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 39 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 93 6.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 57 4.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 418 30.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Werribee South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Werribee South (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 696 55.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 83 6.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 470 37.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Werribee South (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 17 4.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 61 14.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 24 5.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 6.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 41 9.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 17 4.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 10.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 144 34.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 416 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Werribee South (State Suburbs) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,161 71.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 617 40.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 133 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 84 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 677 44.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), 44.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 511 61.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 222 26.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 56 6.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 827 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 827 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Werribee South (State Suburbs). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 96 12.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 63 8.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 68 8.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 125 15.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 390 49.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Werribee South (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Werribee South (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,321 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,127 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Werribee South (State Suburbs) was $530.

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

Unpaid work Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 881 64.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 305 22.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 170 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 154 11.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.2% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 280 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 271 19.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 149 10.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 183 13.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Werribee South (State Suburbs), 19.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 189 41.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 202 44.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 51 11.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Werribee South (State Suburbs), 44.7% were couple families with children, 41.8% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Werribee South (State Suburbs) 25.5% of single parents were male and 74.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,859 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,961 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,961 and those without children was $1,859.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 79 20.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 77 19.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 67 17.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 6.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 89 22.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 27 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 3.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 595 91.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 59 9.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 500 84.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 19 3.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 3.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 57 9.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Werribee South (State Suburbs), 84.0% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.2% were flats, units or apartments and 9.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 1.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 48 8.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 56 9.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 275 46.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 199 33.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.5 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 South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.1% had 1 bedroom, 9.4% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 320 53.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 117 19.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 139 23.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Werribee South (State Suburbs), 53.8% were owned outright, 19.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 444 74.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 140 23.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.2% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
None 21 3.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 173 29.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 209 35.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 171 28.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), 29.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.7% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Werribee South (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 233 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $233.

Mortgage and rent Werribee South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Werribee South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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