2016 Data in pictures

Victoria

People in Victoria

Total number of people: 5,926,624

Number of Females: 50.9%

Number of Males: 49.1%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,216

Total income in 2016: $1,419

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 64.9%
  2. England 2.9%
  3. India 2.9%
  4. China 2.7%
  5. New Zealand 1.6%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 18.2%
  2. 15-64 years old 66.2%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 15.6%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.6 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 32.3%
  2. Mortgage 35.3%
  3. Rented 28.7%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
Male 2,908,077 49.1 2,632,617 49.2 11,546,638 49.3
Female 3,018,549 50.9 2,721,423 50.8 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 47,788 0.8 37,992 0.7 649,171 2.8
Age Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 371,220 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 368,631 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 341,063 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 356,340 6.0 345,338 6.5 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 413,792 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 441,266 7.4 388,670 7.3 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 447,927 7.6 372,213 7.0 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 404,026 6.8 383,415 7.2 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 401,887 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 402,043 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 378,371 6.4 354,111 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 357,616 6.0 317,439 5.9 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 319,840 5.4 293,810 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 291,397 4.9 224,911 4.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 218,203 3.7 177,315 3.3 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 165,115 2.8 140,338 2.6 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 119,895 2.0 114,021 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 127,993 2.2 104,994 2.0 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
Australia 3,845,493 64.9 3,670,934 68.6 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
England 171,443 2.9 172,068 3.2 907,570 3.9
India 169,802 2.9 111,787 2.1 455,389 1.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 160,652 2.7 93,896 1.8 509,555 2.2
New Zealand 93,253 1.6 80,234 1.5 518,466 2.2
Vietnam 80,787 1.4 76,908 1.4 219,355 0.9
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
Personal 644 -- 561 -- 662 --
Family 1,715 -- 1,460 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,419 -- 1,216 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 8,279 0.4 8,770 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 107,356 5.1 89,805 4.6 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 407,620 19.3 370,993 19.1 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 930,257 44.0 917,911 47.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 608,502 28.8 521,664 26.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 50,691 2.4 35,541 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Victoria % 2011 % Australia %
Owned outright 682,685 32.3 665,417 34.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 746,502 35.3 697,533 35.9 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 607,354 28.7 515,584 26.5 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 17,178 0.8 14,621 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 58,983 2.8 51,534 2.6 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals. 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: Data in Pictures has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat: Data in Pictures was 27 June 2017 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 ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census