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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Warrnambool

Code UCL212007 (UCL)
People 29,284
Male 14,101
Female 15,183
Median age 38
Families 7,541
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 13,006
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $998
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $220
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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Total 29,284 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 14,101 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 15,183 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 479 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 29,284 people in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,908 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,803 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,023 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,134 7.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,980 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,804 6.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,702 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,790 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,894 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,970 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,926 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,812 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,667 5.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,293 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,054 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 980 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 771 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 774 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,959 46.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 738 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,947 8.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,735 7.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,174 34.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,801 46.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,016 9.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,135 43.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 385 4.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,278 14.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 961 11.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 119 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,211 13.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 703 8.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 112 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 868 9.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 831 9.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 159 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,138 24.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 8,765 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 25,534 87.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,540 9.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,266 4.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 874 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 22,483 82.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,068 55.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,766 33.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 890 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 702 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 14,426 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 14,426 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,895 13.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,345 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,530 11.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,562 18.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,506 40.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 529 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,267 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 998 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) was $529.

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

Unpaid work Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,572 70.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,973 29.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,722 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,456 23.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,033 21.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,013 25.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,922 12.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,603 11.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,976 39.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,058 40.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,379 18.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 128 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.6% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Warrnambool % 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 Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.1% of single parents were male and 85.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,723 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,948 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,948 and those without children was $1,723.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,148 19.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 247 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,567 26.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 806 13.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 343 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,194 19.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 372 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 358 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 26.0% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,187 89.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,289 10.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,080 81.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 716 6.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,338 12.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 52 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 81.2% were separate houses, 6.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 24 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 369 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,376 21.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,721 51.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,466 22.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 230 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 21.2% had 2 bedrooms and 51.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,887 34.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,315 29.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,552 31.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 127 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 304 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.8% were owned outright, 29.6% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 7,468 66.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,235 28.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 482 4.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

Household income Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.2% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
None 829 7.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,137 37.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,328 38.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,529 13.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 361 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 478 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 251 52.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 227 47.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 478 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 251 (or 52.5%) were male and 227 (or 47.5%) 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 Warrnambool % 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 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 707 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $707.

Mortgage and rent Warrnambool % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 161 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,361 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Warrnambool (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $161 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,361.

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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