Gorton

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED217
People 194,692
Male 49.4%
Female 50.6%
Median age 33
Families 50,870
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 66,399
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,475
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,700
Median weekly rent $301
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 96,210 49.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 98,479 50.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,554 0.8 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 194,692 people in Gorton. Of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 16,177 8.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 16,133 8.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 13,806 7.1 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 12,732 6.5 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 12,841 6.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 14,084 7.2 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 16,355 8.4 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 16,377 8.4 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 15,429 7.9 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 13,183 6.8 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 11,154 5.7 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,908 5.1 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 9,024 4.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,390 3.8 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,448 2.3 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 2,690 1.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,637 0.8 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,332 0.7 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gorton was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 76,356 51.4 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,618 3.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,323 7.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,196 3.5 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 50,093 33.7 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gorton aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 68,846 50.6 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 11,450 8.4 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 55,651 40.9 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Gorton, of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 3,635 5.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 13,025 20.2 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4,621 7.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,997 3.1 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 8,716 13.5 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 3,333 5.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,741 2.7 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,172 4.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 7,556 11.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 2,434 3.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 14,408 22.3 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Gorton 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 16.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 23,783 16.0 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,031 8.8 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,583 3.1 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 19,059 12.8 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 28,516 19.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 10,000 6.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 13,376 9.0 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 133 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 11 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 14,914 10.0 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 2,348 1.6 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 15,013 10.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gorton, 19.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 15.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 39,299 15.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 36,684 14.8 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Maltese 13,621 5.5 73,875 0.9 175,555 0.6
Vietnamese 12,658 5.1 108,142 1.4 294,798 0.9
Italian 11,502 4.7 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2

The most common ancestries in Gorton were Australian 15.9%, English 14.8%, Maltese 5.5%, Vietnamese 5.1% and Italian 4.7%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Gorton (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 112,112 57.6 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Vietnam 8,324 4.3 80,787 1.4 219,355 0.9
India 7,574 3.9 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 6,907 3.5 51,290 0.9 232,386 1.0
New Zealand 4,049 2.1 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Malta 3,175 1.6 17,873 0.3 37,613 0.2

In Gorton, 57.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Vietnam 4.3%, India 3.9%, Philippines 3.5%, New Zealand 2.1% and Malta 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 106,970 54.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 11,371 5.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7,964 4.1 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 54,881 28.2 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Gorton, 28.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 54.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 63,218 32.5 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Vietnam 13,608 7.0 119,353 2.0 320,208 1.4
India 10,851 5.6 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Philippines 9,114 4.7 60,659 1.0 270,177 1.2
Malta 8,675 4.5 45,309 0.8 100,031 0.4

In Gorton, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 32.5%, Vietnam 7.0%, India 5.6%, Philippines 4.7% and Malta 4.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 66,742 34.3 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Vietnam 14,097 7.2 124,556 2.1 335,060 1.4
India 10,646 5.5 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Philippines 9,882 5.1 72,348 1.2 325,049 1.4
Malta 8,161 4.2 42,102 0.7 91,404 0.4

In Gorton, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 34.3%, Vietnam 7.2%, India 5.5%, Philippines 5.1% and Malta 4.2%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Catholic 62,687 32.2 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 39,448 20.3 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 17,887 9.2 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 10,854 5.6 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4
Anglican 10,321 5.3 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Gorton were Catholic 32.2%, No Religion, so described 20.3%, Not stated 9.2%, Buddhism 5.6% and Anglican 5.3%. In Gorton, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (60.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Vietnamese 12,560 6.5 103,430 1.7 277,400 1.2
Punjabi 4,070 2.1 56,171 0.9 132,496 0.6
Macedonian 4,056 2.1 29,487 0.5 66,019 0.3
Maltese 3,942 2.0 16,898 0.3 31,987 0.1
Tagalog 3,767 1.9 23,054 0.4 111,273 0.5
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English only spoken at home 102,399 52.6 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 28,623 45.6 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Gorton 52.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 6.5%, Punjabi 2.1%, Macedonian 2.1%, Maltese 2.0% and Tagalog 1.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 53,653 58.3 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 25,948 28.2 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 4,767 5.2 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 7,682 8.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 92,050 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gorton. Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 8,950 10.6 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,783 9.2 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 9,215 10.9 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 19,706 23.4 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 33,949 40.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gorton, 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Clerical and Administrative Workers 12,886 15.3 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Professionals 12,148 14.4 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 12,096 14.3 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 9,768 11.6 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 9,758 11.6 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3
Community and Personal Service Workers 9,182 10.9 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 8,715 10.3 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Managers 7,999 9.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Gorton included Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.3%, Professionals 14.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.3%, Labourers 11.6%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 11.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.9%, Sales Workers 10.3% and Managers 9.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,650 3.1 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Road Freight Transport 2,470 2.9 32,620 1.2 129,528 1.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,379 2.8 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 2,103 2.5 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8
Child Care Services 1,651 2.0 30,241 1.1 118,234 1.1

Of the employed people in Gorton, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.1%, Road Freight Transport 2.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.8%, Takeaway Food Services 2.5% and Child Care Services 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 611 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,586 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,475 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gorton was $611.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 58,433 69.3 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 4,544 5.4 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 4,347 5.2 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 2,136 2.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 1,513 1.8 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 8,988 10.7 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 65,820 78.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Gorton, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.3%, Train 5.4%, Car, as passenger 5.2%, Worked at home 2.5% and Train, car as driver 1.8%. On the day, 10.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 92,844 62.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 47,724 32.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17,144 11.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 17,444 11.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Gorton, of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.1% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 31,342 21.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 33,562 22.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,359 9.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 13,582 9.1 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gorton, 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 13,256 26.1 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 27,603 54.3 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 9,268 18.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 746 1.5 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gorton, 54.3% were couple families with children, 26.1% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Gorton, 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 8,917 21.8 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,328 3.3 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,436 20.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 8,192 20.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,505 6.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 7,154 17.5 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,416 5.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,909 4.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Gorton, of couple families with children, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 20.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 59,524 94.1 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,704 5.9 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Gorton, 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 52,421 88.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,260 10.5 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 593 1.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 143 0.2 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Gorton, 88.1% were separate houses, 10.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 135 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 604 1.0 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,380 5.7 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 29,094 48.9 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 24,807 41.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,492 2.5 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gorton, of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 5.7% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 14,678 24.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 29,620 49.8 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 13,056 21.9 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 368 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,792 3.0 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gorton, 24.7% were owned outright, 49.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.9% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 48,690 81.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 9,450 15.9 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,382 2.3 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Gorton, of all households, 81.8% were family households, 15.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Gorton, 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.8% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 301 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,700 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.8 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,140 3.6 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 16,649 28.0 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 25,621 43.0 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 13,005 21.8 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,108 3.5 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Gorton, 28.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 6,939 11.7 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 50,844 85.4 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,733 2.9 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gorton, 85.4% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 762 49.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 790 50.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Gorton, 49.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.9% were female. The median age was 23 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,296 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Gorton, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,296.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Gorton % Gorton Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 280 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Gorton, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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Small random adjustments have been 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 the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.