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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Traralgon

Code UCL212006 (UCL)
People 24,590
Male 11,842
Female 12,748
Median age 36
Families 6,515
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 10,798
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,152
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,343
Median weekly rent $200
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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Total 24,590 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 11,842 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 12,748 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 257 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 24,590 people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,814 7.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,686 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,603 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,633 6.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,673 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,902 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,648 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,613 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,640 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,687 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,592 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,399 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,270 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,012 4.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 817 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 661 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 482 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 457 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,276 47.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 671 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,740 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,233 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,565 33.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,303 48.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,026 11.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,903 40.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 422 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,181 16.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 635 8.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 247 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 779 10.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 565 7.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 271 3.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 594 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 568 7.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 169 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,782 24.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,213 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.6% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 20,036 81.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,378 19.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,677 7.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,059 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 15,683 68.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,035 58.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,537 29.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 747 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 684 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 12,003 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 12,003 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,310 11.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,096 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,127 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,131 18.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,910 43.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 564 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,449 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,152 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) was $564.

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

Unpaid work Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,936 71.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,926 30.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,158 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,359 17.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,048 20.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,118 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,507 12.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,266 11.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,572 39.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,755 42.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,116 17.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 72 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.3% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 17.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,094 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,201 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,201 and those without children was $2,094.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,012 19.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 154 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,304 24.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 887 16.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 244 4.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 980 18.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 361 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 385 7.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,372 90.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 955 9.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 8,086 86.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 153 1.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 941 10.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 188 2.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.3% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 34 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 333 3.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,385 14.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,942 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,486 26.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 189 2.0 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 14.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,920 31.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,655 39.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,472 26.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 67 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 255 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.2% were owned outright, 39.0% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 6,459 68.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,638 28.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 274 2.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 68.9% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.1% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
None 683 7.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,396 36.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,677 39.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,342 14.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 272 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.3% 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 Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 258 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 126 48.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 132 51.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 258 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 126 (or 48.8%) were male and 132 (or 51.2%) 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 Traralgon % 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 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 977 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $977.

Mortgage and rent Traralgon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Traralgon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

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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