Glen Eira

2016 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Indigenous Locations
Area code ILOC20101003
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 552
Male 49.8%
Female 50.2%
Median age 27
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 357
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,897
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $392

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

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

People Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal 517 93.7 44,590 93.3 590,062 90.9
Torres Strait Islander 23 4.2 2,022 4.2 32,344 5.0
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 12 2.2 1,175 2.5 26,767 4.1

For the 2016 Census in Glen Eira, there were 552 Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female.

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Age Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --
0-4 years 41 7.2 5,476 11.5 73,265 11.3
5-14 years 82 14.5 10,414 21.8 147,134 22.7
15-24 years 111 19.6 9,073 19.0 123,719 19.1
25-34 years 124 21.9 6,539 13.7 88,861 13.7
35-44 years 84 14.8 5,239 11.0 72,394 11.2
45-54 years 57 10.1 5,067 10.6 67,415 10.4
55-64 years 44 7.8 3,472 7.3 45,433 7.0
65 years and over 24 4.2 2,518 5.3 30,952 4.8

In Glen Eira, the median age of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people was 27 years. Of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 21.3% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 4.2% were people aged 65 years and over.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 96 22.1 7,613 23.9 105,086 24.5
Separated 14 3.2 1,556 4.9 19,112 4.5
Divorced 30 6.9 2,642 8.3 28,796 6.7
Widowed 5 1.1 943 3.0 13,794 3.2
Never married 290 66.7 19,145 60.0 261,980 61.1

In Glen Eira, 22.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 84 21.5 6,729 23.6 86,716 23.1
De facto marriage 62 15.9 4,079 14.3 60,051 16.0
Not married 244 62.6 17,744 62.1 228,281 60.9

In Glen Eira, 21.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 15.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education attendance Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Pre-school 13 6.8 1,388 7.1 16,698 6.4
Primary 49 25.7 6,935 35.5 97,859 37.5
Secondary 31 16.2 4,828 24.7 65,208 25.0
Technical or further education institution 15 7.9 1,215 6.2 14,227 5.5
University or tertiary institution 60 31.4 1,679 8.6 15,489 5.9
Other 5 2.6 567 2.9 5,047 1.9
Not stated 18 9.4 2,940 15.0 46,428 17.8

Of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira, 34.7% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were attending a primary school, 16.2% were attending a secondary school and 39.3% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 130 29.3 2,929 9.2 24,911 5.8
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 46 10.4 2,433 7.6 23,795 5.5
Certificate level IV 24 5.4 1,471 4.6 14,308 3.3
Certificate level III 45 10.1 4,581 14.4 56,625 13.2
Year 12 77 17.3 4,285 13.4 59,949 14.0
Year 11 19 4.3 2,661 8.3 34,674 8.1
Year 10 32 7.2 4,289 13.4 77,265 18.0
Certificate level II 0 0.0 97 0.3 1,215 0.3
Certificate level I 0 0.0 13 0.0 241 0.1
Year 9 or below 28 6.3 4,628 14.5 64,604 15.1
No educational attainment 4 0.9 267 0.8 4,256 1.0
Not stated 24 5.4 3,461 10.8 56,698 13.2

Of people aged 15 and over in Glen Eira, 17.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 17.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English only spoken at home 509 91.9 44,375 92.9 544,491 83.9

English was the only language spoken at home by 91.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira. There were no other responses for language spoken at home.

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Ancestry, top responses Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 349 40.7 32,409 46.6 399,843 45.0
English 177 20.6 13,647 19.6 152,758 17.2
Australian Aboriginal 85 9.9 6,416 9.2 140,480 15.8
Irish 81 9.4 5,041 7.2 45,887 5.2
Scottish 45 5.2 3,222 4.6 30,843 3.5

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 Glen Eira (including those who did not state an ancestry).

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira, the most common ancestries were Australian 40.7%, English 20.6%, Australian Aboriginal 9.9%, Irish 9.4% and Scottish 5.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 193 59.4 8,941 50.0 106,960 48.0
Worked part-time 79 24.3 5,297 29.6 61,049 27.4
Away from work 27 8.3 1,134 6.3 14,143 6.4
Unemployed 26 8.0 2,502 14.0 40,486 18.2
Not in the labour force 101 23.3 13,086 41.0 190,132 44.3

There were 325 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Glen Eira. Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 24.3% were employed part-time and 8.0% 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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Occupation, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 101 33.9 2,391 15.6 24,339 13.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 43 14.4 1,931 12.6 23,174 12.7
Managers 39 13.1 1,357 8.8 12,844 7.1
Community and Personal Service Workers 38 12.8 2,459 16.0 30,991 17.0
Sales Workers 26 8.7 1,447 9.4 15,791 8.7
Technicians and Trades Workers 25 8.4 2,166 14.1 24,399 13.4
Inadequately described 10 3.4 284 1.8 3,291 1.8
Labourers 9 3.0 1,970 12.8 27,814 15.3

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira, the most common occupations were Professionals 33.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.4%, Managers 13.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.8%, Sales Workers 8.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 8.4%, Inadequately described 3.4% and Labourers 3.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Higher Education 16 7.5 297 1.9 1,885 1.0
State Government Administration 14 6.6 327 2.1 4,176 2.3
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 10 4.7 461 3.0 5,542 3.0
Computer System Design and Related Services 8 3.8 82 0.5 549 0.3
Central Government Administration 8 3.8 249 1.6 3,808 2.1

For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira, the most common industries of employment were Higher Education 7.5%, State Government Administration 6.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.7%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.8% and Central Government Administration 3.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 821 -- 479 -- 441 --
Household 1,897 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in Glen Eira was $821 and the median weekly household income was $1,897.

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 324 75.0 20,093 63.0 263,334 61.4
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 97 22.2 9,408 29.5 136,079 31.7
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 43 9.8 4,560 14.3 58,541 13.7
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 105 24.0 5,878 18.4 63,303 14.8

In Glen Eira, of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 75.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.2% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Dwellings

dwelling characteristics | dwelling structure

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4 -- 1.8 -- 1.7 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Glen Eira, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom and 1.4 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

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Housing costs
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 392 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Glen Eira, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $392 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

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Family household composition
Counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 82 22.8 4,037 17.0 42,536 16.2
One family household: Couple family with children 79 21.9 6,960 29.3 80,803 30.7
One family household: One parent family 36 10.0 6,066 25.5 67,528 25.7
One family household: Other family 17 4.7 448 1.9 5,547 2.1
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 0 0.0 146 0.6 2,223 0.8
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 0 0.0 245 1.0 4,951 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 3 0.8 353 1.5 5,768 2.2
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 17 0.1 471 0.2
Other household 143 39.7 5,500 23.1 53,195 20.2

In Glen Eira, of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households, 22.8% were a couple family with no children, 21.9% were a couple family with children and 10.8% were a one parent family.

In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 124 34.6 18,993 80.2 211,205 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 20.4 2,661 11.2 27,017 10.3
Flat or apartment 161 45.0 1,847 7.8 20,580 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 176 0.7 2,897 1.1

In Glen Eira there were 357 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Where a dwelling type was stated, 34.6% were separate houses, 20.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 45.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Glen Eira % Glen Eira Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 52 14.8 3,379 14.2 32,045 12.2
Owned with a mortgage 58 16.5 6,916 29.1 68,085 25.9
Rented 226 64.4 12,300 51.7 150,832 57.3
Other tenure type 3 0.9 188 0.8 1,888 0.7
Tenure type not stated 12 3.4 986 4.1 10,182 3.9

In Glen Eira, of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, 14.8% were owned outright, 16.5% were owned with a mortgage and 64.4% were rented.

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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.