Brunswick (Vic.)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20359
People 24,473
Male 48.8%
Female 51.2%
Median age 33
Families 5,469
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.4
All private dwellings 11,757
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,724
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,058
Median weekly rent $401
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1

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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
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 11,937 48.8 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 12,538 51.2 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 131 0.5 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 24,473 people in Brunswick (Vic.). Of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

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Age Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,107 4.5 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 889 3.6 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 609 2.5 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 750 3.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,721 11.1 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 3,899 15.9 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,388 13.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,428 9.9 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,708 7.0 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,406 5.7 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,101 4.5 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,083 4.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 818 3.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 703 2.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 545 2.2 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 518 2.1 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 422 1.7 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 378 1.5 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Brunswick (Vic.) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 6,280 28.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 376 1.7 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,245 5.7 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 797 3.6 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 13,171 60.2 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Brunswick (Vic.) aged 15 years and over, 28.7% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,339 27.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,717 19.2 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 10,346 53.3 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Brunswick (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 286 3.9 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 787 10.6 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 188 2.5 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 63 0.8 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 431 5.8 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 105 1.4 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 80 1.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 458 6.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3,206 43.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 244 3.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,567 21.1 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Brunswick (Vic.) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.0% were in primary school, 8.3% in secondary school and 49.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 10,282 47.0 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,626 7.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 413 1.9 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,108 5.1 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,508 16.0 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 516 2.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 577 2.6 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 9 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,395 6.4 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 318 1.5 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,722 7.9 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Brunswick (Vic.), 16.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 7,112 20.8 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 5,487 16.1 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 3,699 10.8 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 2,646 7.7 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2
Scottish 2,491 7.3 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Brunswick (Vic.) were English 20.8%, Australian 16.1%, Irish 10.8%, Italian 7.7% and Scottish 7.3%.

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 Brunswick (Vic.) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 15,011 61.4 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Italy 825 3.4 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
England 771 3.2 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 752 3.1 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Greece 675 2.8 47,240 0.8 93,743 0.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 553 2.3 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2

In Brunswick (Vic.), 61.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Italy 3.4%, England 3.2%, New Zealand 3.1%, Greece 2.8% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 10,182 41.6 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,960 8.0 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,509 6.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,190 37.5 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Brunswick (Vic.), 37.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 10,728 43.8 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Italy 1,666 6.8 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
Greece 1,173 4.8 107,736 1.8 226,920 1.0
England 1,146 4.7 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 875 3.6 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6

In Brunswick (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 43.8%, Italy 6.8%, Greece 4.8%, England 4.7% and New Zealand 3.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 11,204 45.8 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 1,549 6.3 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
Greece 1,115 4.6 100,642 1.7 206,674 0.9
England 1,042 4.3 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 864 3.5 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6

In Brunswick (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 45.8%, Italy 6.3%, Greece 4.6%, England 4.3% and New Zealand 3.5%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 12,268 50.1 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 4,140 16.9 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 2,483 10.1 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 1,485 6.1 204,587 3.5 502,801 2.1
Islam 899 3.7 197,030 3.3 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Brunswick (Vic.) were No Religion, so described 50.1%, Catholic 16.9%, Not stated 10.1%, Eastern Orthodox 6.1% and Islam 3.7%. In Brunswick (Vic.), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (55.8%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 1,317 5.4 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 1,194 4.9 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Mandarin 639 2.6 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Arabic 567 2.3 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
Nepali 352 1.4 10,414 0.2 62,005 0.3
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English only spoken at home 16,104 65.8 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3,355 31.3 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Brunswick (Vic.) 65.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 5.4%, Greek 4.9%, Mandarin 2.6%, Arabic 2.3% and Nepali 1.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 9,085 59.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 4,727 30.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 662 4.3 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 906 5.9 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 15,380 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brunswick (Vic.). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 5.9% 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
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,606 11.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,498 10.4 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,620 11.2 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,513 17.4 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 6,570 45.4 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Brunswick (Vic.), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 5,857 40.5 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 1,926 13.3 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,692 11.7 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,509 10.4 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,243 8.6 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 1,055 7.3 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 682 4.7 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 285 2.0 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Brunswick (Vic.) included Professionals 40.5%, Managers 13.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 8.6%, Sales Workers 7.3%, Labourers 4.7% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Higher Education 820 5.7 44,970 1.6 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 714 5.0 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 646 4.5 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Computer System Design and Related Services 437 3.1 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
State Government Administration 330 2.3 25,757 0.9 158,980 1.5

Of the employed people in Brunswick (Vic.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Higher Education 5.7%, Cafes and Restaurants 5.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.5%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.1% and State Government Administration 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 817 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,206 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,724 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brunswick (Vic.) was $817.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,577 31.7 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Tram 2,311 16.0 51,140 1.9 58,736 0.5
Bicycle 1,779 12.3 33,963 1.2 107,756 1.0
Train 1,386 9.6 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Walked only 656 4.5 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 4,832 33.4 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 5,111 35.3 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Brunswick (Vic.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 31.7%, Tram 16.0%, Bicycle 12.3%, Train 9.6% and Walked only 4.5%. On the day, 33.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 35.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,292 74.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,864 17.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,045 9.4 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,774 21.8 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Brunswick (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.7% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% 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
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 7,251 33.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 6,386 29.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,686 7.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 972 4.4 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brunswick (Vic.), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,812 51.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,846 33.7 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 609 11.1 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 209 3.8 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Brunswick (Vic.), 33.7% were couple families with children, 51.4% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Brunswick (Vic.), 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% 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
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,449 31.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 256 5.5 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,034 22.3 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 562 12.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 213 4.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 604 13.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 243 5.2 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 283 6.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Brunswick (Vic.), of couple families with children, 31.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 10,104 90.5 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,056 9.5 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Brunswick (Vic.), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 3,698 36.6 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,025 29.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3,247 32.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 88 0.9 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick (Vic.), 36.6% were separate houses, 29.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 32.1% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 122 1.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,436 14.2 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4,254 42.0 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 3,020 29.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,031 10.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 260 2.6 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brunswick (Vic.), of occupied private dwellings 14.2% had 1 bedroom, 42.0% had 2 bedrooms and 29.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,300 22.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,399 23.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 5,081 50.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 47 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 288 2.8 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick (Vic.), 22.7% were owned outright, 23.7% were owned with a mortgage and 50.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 5,383 53.2 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,999 29.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,741 17.2 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Brunswick (Vic.), of all households, 53.2% were family households, 29.6% were single person households and 17.2% were group households.

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Household income Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Brunswick (Vic.), 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 21.1% 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 401 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.6 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 16.4 -- 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,170 21.4 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,905 48.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,117 20.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 581 5.7 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 347 3.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Brunswick (Vic.), 48.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.7% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,093 10.8 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 8,749 86.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 272 2.7 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Brunswick (Vic.), 86.5% 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.
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 59 44.7 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 73 55.3 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Brunswick (Vic.), 44.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.3% were female. The median age was 27 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
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,600 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Brunswick (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,600.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Brunswick (Vic.) % Brunswick (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 471 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Brunswick (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $471 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,928.

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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.