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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Yarram

Code SSC21532 (SSC)
People 2,168
Male 1,074
Female 1,094
Median age 48
Families 571
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,082
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $697
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,005
Median weekly rent $160
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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,168 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,074 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,094 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,168 people in Yarram (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 102 4.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 118 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 135 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 124 5.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 104 4.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 111 5.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 81 3.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 92 4.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 123 5.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 134 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 137 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 157 7.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 177 8.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 127 5.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 144 6.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 92 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 112 5.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 96 4.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Yarram (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 861 47.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 160 8.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 190 10.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 538 29.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Yarram (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Yarram (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 746 47.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 173 11.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 646 41.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Yarram (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Yarram (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 27 5.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 95 17.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 62 11.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 114 21.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 2.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 27 5.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 22 4.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 12 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 159 29.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 539 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Yarram (State Suburbs) 24.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 25.1% in secondary school and 8.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,848 85.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 251 12.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 127 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 77 3.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,565 77.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Yarram (State Suburbs), 77.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Yarram % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 494 56.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 284 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 40 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 872 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 872 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Yarram (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 109 13.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 80 9.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 97 11.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 119 14.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 375 45.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Yarram (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Yarram (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 402 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 916 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 697 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Yarram (State Suburbs) was $402.

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

Unpaid work Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,213 67.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 367 20.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 193 10.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 481 26.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Yarram (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.2% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 304 16.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 410 22.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 261 14.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 240 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 Yarram (State Suburbs), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 295 51.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 180 31.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 88 15.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Yarram (State Suburbs), 31.5% were couple families with children, 51.7% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Yarram (State Suburbs) 14.1% of single parents were male and 85.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,360 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,759 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarram (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,759 and those without children was $1,360.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 87 18.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 4.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 70 14.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 12.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 32 6.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 30.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 25 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 36 7.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Yarram (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 14.8% 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 900 85.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 149 14.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Yarram (State Suburbs), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 832 92.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 1.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 44 4.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 1.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarram (State Suburbs), 92.5% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 4.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 161 17.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 474 52.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 190 21.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 3.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Yarram (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.9% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 390 43.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 217 24.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 236 26.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 1.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 5.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Yarram (State Suburbs), 43.4% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 26.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 563 62.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 317 35.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Yarram (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.6% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Yarram (State Suburbs), 43.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,005 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
None 83 9.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 337 37.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 301 33.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 144 16.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Yarram (State Suburbs), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.0% 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 Yarram % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 45.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 54.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 56 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Yarram (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 45.5%) were male and 12 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 56 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Yarram % 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 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 724 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Yarram (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $724.

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

In Yarram (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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