Mallee

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED227
People 138,592
Male 49.5%
Female 50.5%
Median age 44
Families 35,382
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 65,705
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,015
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $185
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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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
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 68,643 49.5 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 69,947 50.5 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 3,820 2.8 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 138,592 people in Mallee. Of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

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Age Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 7,955 5.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 8,595 6.2 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 8,339 6.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 8,501 6.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 7,289 5.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 7,774 5.6 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 7,372 5.3 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 6,977 5.0 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 7,853 5.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 8,957 6.5 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 9,564 6.9 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,159 7.3 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 9,512 6.9 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 8,954 6.5 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 6,796 4.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 5,532 4.0 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,007 2.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4,469 3.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mallee was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 56,340 49.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,015 3.5 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 9,760 8.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 8,620 7.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 34,971 30.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mallee aged 15 years and over, 49.5% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 47,881 49.2 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 9,611 9.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 39,894 41.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Mallee, of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,093 5.3 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 7,647 19.3 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,230 5.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 898 2.3 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,767 17.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,679 4.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 422 1.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,951 4.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,080 5.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 780 2.0 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 13,095 33.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Mallee 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 10.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 11,499 10.1 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 8,159 7.2 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3,684 3.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 16,485 14.5 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 13,084 11.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 10,379 9.1 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 14,292 12.6 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 136 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 16 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 16,359 14.4 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 889 0.8 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 16,303 14.3 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mallee, 11.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 56,519 30.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 53,387 29.2 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 14,164 7.7 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 14,102 7.7 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 8,892 4.9 201,850 2.6 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Mallee were Australian 30.9%, English 29.2%, Irish 7.7%, Scottish 7.7% and German 4.9%.

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 Mallee (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 113,099 81.6 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 1,931 1.4 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 965 0.7 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Italy 952 0.7 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
India 923 0.7 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Philippines 649 0.5 51,290 0.9 232,386 1.0

In Mallee, 81.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 1.4%, New Zealand 0.7%, Italy 0.7%, India 0.7% and Philippines 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 16,496 11.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 5,249 3.8 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3,671 2.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 100,193 72.3 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Mallee, 72.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 104,759 75.6 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 3,917 2.8 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 2,761 2.0 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
India 1,220 0.9 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
New Zealand 1,172 0.8 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6

In Mallee, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 75.6%, England 2.8%, Italy 2.0%, India 0.9% and New Zealand 0.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 106,291 76.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 3,639 2.6 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 2,402 1.7 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
New Zealand 1,258 0.9 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6
India 1,183 0.9 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6

In Mallee, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 76.7%, England 2.6%, Italy 1.7%, New Zealand 0.9% and India 0.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 41,540 30.0 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 28,570 20.6 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 17,255 12.5 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 15,222 11.0 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7
Not stated 14,412 10.4 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Mallee were No Religion, so described 30.0%, Catholic 20.6%, Anglican 12.5%, Uniting Church 11.0% and Not stated 10.4%. In Mallee, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 1,559 1.1 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 647 0.5 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Tongan 558 0.4 3,257 0.1 17,691 0.1
Turkish 479 0.3 31,832 0.5 58,355 0.2
Greek 468 0.3 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
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English only spoken at home 117,722 84.9 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,574 8.0 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Mallee 84.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.1%, Mandarin 0.5%, Tongan 0.4%, Turkish 0.3% and Greek 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 34,972 56.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 19,922 31.9 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,823 6.1 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 3,639 5.8 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 62,356 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mallee. Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% 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
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 7,115 12.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 5,689 9.7 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,117 12.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 10,212 17.4 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 24,765 42.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mallee, 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Managers 11,154 19.0 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Professionals 8,629 14.7 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Labourers 8,069 13.7 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Technicians and Trades Workers 7,560 12.9 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 6,502 11.1 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Clerical and Administrative Workers 6,136 10.4 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 5,740 9.8 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,933 6.7 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Mallee included Managers 19.0%, Professionals 14.7%, Labourers 13.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 10.4%, Sales Workers 9.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3,114 5.3 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Other Grain Growing 2,029 3.5 3,684 0.1 19,053 0.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,753 3.0 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Local Government Administration 1,624 2.8 38,163 1.4 142,724 1.3
Primary Education 1,425 2.4 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Mallee, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.3%, Other Grain Growing 3.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.0%, Local Government Administration 2.8% and Primary Education 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 548 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,308 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,015 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mallee was $548.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 39,117 66.6 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 4,402 7.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Walked only 3,289 5.6 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 3,032 5.2 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Other 535 0.9 14,313 0.5 73,512 0.7
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 369 0.6 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 42,459 72.3 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Mallee, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 66.6%, Worked at home 7.5%, Walked only 5.6%, Car, as passenger 5.2% and Other 0.9%. On the day, 0.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 75,386 66.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 28,585 25.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 14,242 12.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 31,386 27.6 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Mallee, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.1% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.6% 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
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 21,245 18.7 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 27,529 24.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,387 12.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 12,228 10.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mallee, 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,861 44.8 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 13,591 38.4 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 5,436 15.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 491 1.4 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mallee, 38.4% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 15.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mallee, 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% 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
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 5,686 19.3 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,250 4.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,959 23.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 3,422 11.6 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,638 5.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,876 23.3 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,745 5.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,893 6.4 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Mallee, of couple families with children, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 52,669 86.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 8,447 13.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Mallee, 86.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 46,620 88.5 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,714 5.2 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,427 4.6 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 540 1.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallee, 88.5% were separate houses, 5.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 195 0.4 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,821 3.5 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 8,666 16.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 27,106 51.5 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 13,265 25.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,624 3.1 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mallee, of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 21,027 39.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 15,766 29.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 13,536 25.7 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 495 0.9 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,858 3.5 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mallee, 39.9% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 34,948 66.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 16,218 30.8 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,507 2.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Mallee, of all households, 66.3% were family households, 30.8% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

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Household income Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Mallee, 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 6.2% 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 Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 185 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 3,194 6.1 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 16,813 31.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 18,617 35.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 11,445 21.7 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,612 5.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Mallee, 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 12,582 23.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 38,269 72.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,828 3.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Mallee, 72.6% 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.
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 1,833 47.9 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 1,991 52.1 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Mallee, 47.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.1% were female. The median age was 20 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
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 858 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Mallee, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $858.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mallee % Mallee Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 192 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,090 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Mallee, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $192 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,090.

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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.