South Yarra

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC22303
People 25,147
Male 47.4%
Female 52.6%
Median age 32
Families 5,535
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.2
All private dwellings 15,778
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $1,813
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $410
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1

(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

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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
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 11,919 47.4 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 13,231 52.6 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 95 0.4 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 25,147 people in South Yarra. Of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 812 3.2 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 510 2.0 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 466 1.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 949 3.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 2,870 11.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,868 19.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,981 15.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,140 8.5 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,386 5.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,285 5.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,112 4.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,048 4.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 933 3.7 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 901 3.6 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 680 2.7 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 544 2.2 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 357 1.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 298 1.2 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in South Yarra was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 7.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 6,533 28.0 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 471 2.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,613 6.9 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 628 2.7 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 14,116 60.4 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in South Yarra aged 15 years and over, 28.0% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 5,269 26.6 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,895 19.7 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 10,652 53.8 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In South Yarra, of people aged 15 years and over, 26.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 205 2.7 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 341 4.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 56 0.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 200 2.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 165 2.2 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 70 0.9 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 429 5.6 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 439 5.7 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,832 37.0 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 280 3.7 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,637 34.5 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In South Yarra 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 7.8% were in primary school, 8.7% in secondary school and 42.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 11,690 50.0 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,956 8.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 417 1.8 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 873 3.7 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,520 15.1 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 558 2.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 536 2.3 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 504 2.2 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 89 0.4 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,772 11.9 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in South Yarra, 15.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 5.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 7,519 22.2 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 4,794 14.1 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 3,081 9.1 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Chinese 2,779 8.2 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
Scottish 2,492 7.4 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in South Yarra were English 22.2%, Australian 14.1%, Irish 9.1%, Chinese 8.2% and Scottish 7.4%.

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 South Yarra (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 12,846 51.1 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,424 5.7 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
England 1,119 4.5 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 864 3.4 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 564 2.2 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Malaysia 396 1.6 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6

In South Yarra, 51.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.7%, England 4.5%, New Zealand 3.4%, India 2.2% and Malaysia 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 11,171 44.4 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,624 6.5 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,253 5.0 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 8,404 33.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In South Yarra, 33.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 9,686 38.5 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,671 6.6 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
England 1,315 5.2 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 895 3.6 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6
India 692 2.8 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6

In South Yarra, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 38.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.6%, England 5.2%, New Zealand 3.6% and India 2.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 10,086 40.1 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,650 6.6 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
England 1,246 4.9 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 896 3.6 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6
India 693 2.8 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6

In South Yarra, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 40.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.6%, England 4.9%, New Zealand 3.6% and India 2.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 10,724 42.6 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 4,031 16.0 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 3,477 13.8 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 2,162 8.6 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 791 3.1 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in South Yarra were No Religion, so described 42.6%, Catholic 16.0%, Not stated 13.8%, Anglican 8.6% and Buddhism 3.1%. In South Yarra, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (49.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 1,583 6.3 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 409 1.6 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Greek 374 1.5 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Spanish 345 1.4 35,494 0.6 140,817 0.6
Russian 341 1.4 17,685 0.3 50,314 0.2
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English only spoken at home 16,047 63.8 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 3,805 28.2 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In South Yarra 63.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 6.3%, Cantonese 1.6%, Greek 1.5%, Spanish 1.4% and Russian 1.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 11,059 69.3 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,457 21.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 579 3.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 853 5.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 15,948 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Yarra. Of these 69.3% were employed full time, 21.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% 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
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,176 7.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,129 7.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,159 7.7 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,581 17.1 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 8,476 56.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in South Yarra, 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 6,495 43.0 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 2,798 18.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,780 11.8 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 1,302 8.6 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,130 7.5 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 854 5.7 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 369 2.4 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 133 0.9 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in South Yarra included Professionals 43.0%, Managers 18.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.8%, Sales Workers 8.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 7.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 5.7%, Labourers 2.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 0.9%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 643 4.3 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Computer System Design and Related Services 617 4.1 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 586 3.9 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Banking 451 3.0 43,852 1.6 144,232 1.3
Legal Services 415 2.8 27,342 1.0 104,051 1.0

Of the employed people in South Yarra, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.3%, Computer System Design and Related Services 4.1%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.9%, Banking 3.0% and Legal Services 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 1,126 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,463 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,813 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Yarra was $1,126.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,637 30.8 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 3,146 20.9 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Walked only 2,083 13.8 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Tram 1,035 6.9 51,140 1.9 58,736 0.5
Worked at home 723 4.8 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 5,327 35.3 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 5,128 34.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In South Yarra, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 30.8%, Train 20.9%, Walked only 13.8%, Tram 6.9% and Worked at home 4.8%. On the day, 35.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 34.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 16,212 69.4 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,000 12.8 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,639 7.0 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,365 18.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In South Yarra, of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 12.8% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.7% 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
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 8,239 35.3 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 5,779 24.7 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,437 6.2 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 757 3.2 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Yarra, 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 3,519 63.7 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,214 22.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 565 10.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 230 4.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in South Yarra, 22.0% were couple families with children, 63.7% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.1 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In South Yarra, 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% 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
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,736 36.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 198 4.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 758 16.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 671 14.2 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 253 5.4 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 569 12.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 205 4.3 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 338 7.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In South Yarra, of couple families with children, 36.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 16.0% 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 South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 12,045 83.8 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,320 16.2 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In South Yarra, 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 851 7.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,727 14.3 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 9,417 78.2 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 15 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in South Yarra, 7.1% were separate houses, 14.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 78.2% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 170 1.4 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3,732 31.0 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 5,367 44.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,008 16.7 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 507 4.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 255 2.1 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Yarra, of occupied private dwellings 31.0% had 1 bedroom, 44.6% had 2 bedrooms and 16.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.9. The average household size was 1.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,022 16.8 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,897 15.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 7,772 64.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 67 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 289 2.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in South Yarra, 16.8% were owned outright, 15.7% were owned with a mortgage and 64.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 5,492 45.6 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 5,023 41.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,527 12.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In South Yarra, of all households, 45.6% were family households, 41.7% were single person households and 12.7% were group households.

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Household income South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.5 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.8 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In South Yarra, 16.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 24.8% 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 South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 410 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.9 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 21.1 -- 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 South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 3,255 27.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 5,967 49.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 2,036 16.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 436 3.6 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 353 2.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In South Yarra, 49.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 16.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 1,010 8.4 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 10,741 89.1 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 299 2.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In South Yarra, 89.1% 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.
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 54 53.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 47 46.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In South Yarra, 53.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.5% were female. The median age was 25 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
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,042 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In South Yarra, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,042.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
South Yarra % South Yarra Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 408 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In South Yarra, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $408 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,000.

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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.