Toorak

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC22534
People 12,909
Male 46%
Female 54%
Median age 45
Families 3,326
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 7,081
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $2,311
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $431
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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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
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 5,941 46.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 6,971 54.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.3 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 12,909 people in Toorak. Of these 46.0% were male and 54.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

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Age Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 395 3.1 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 500 3.9 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 540 4.2 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 621 4.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 949 7.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,093 8.5 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 957 7.4 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 688 5.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 692 5.4 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 786 6.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 794 6.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 836 6.5 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 833 6.5 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 948 7.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 800 6.2 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 562 4.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 415 3.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 504 3.9 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Toorak was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 5,458 47.5 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 212 1.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 858 7.5 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 704 6.1 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,250 37.0 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Toorak aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,626 46.1 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 957 9.5 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,461 44.4 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Toorak, of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 141 3.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 168 4.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 80 2.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 410 11.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 63 1.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 107 2.9 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 487 13.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 118 3.2 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,034 27.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 93 2.5 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,026 27.5 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Toorak 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.6% were in primary school, 17.6% in secondary school and 31.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 5,352 46.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,069 9.3 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 135 1.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 388 3.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,971 17.2 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 450 3.9 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 353 3.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 4 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 297 2.6 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 17 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,152 10.0 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Toorak, 17.2% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 4.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 4,030 23.1 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,151 18.1 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,551 8.9 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,369 7.9 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 1,108 6.4 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Toorak were English 23.1%, Australian 18.1%, Irish 8.9%, Scottish 7.9% and Chinese 6.4%.

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

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Country of birth Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 8,229 63.9 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 469 3.6 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
England 394 3.1 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 281 2.2 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
India 232 1.8 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Malaysia 159 1.2 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6

In Toorak, 63.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.6%, England 3.1%, New Zealand 2.2%, India 1.8% and Malaysia 1.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 4,747 36.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 941 7.3 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 675 5.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 5,559 43.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Toorak, 43.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 6,257 48.5 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 652 5.1 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
England 525 4.1 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Poland 524 4.1 36,079 0.6 110,079 0.5
India 298 2.3 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6

In Toorak, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 48.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.1%, England 4.1%, Poland 4.1% and India 2.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 6,532 50.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 667 5.2 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
England 474 3.7 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Poland 458 3.6 32,096 0.5 96,495 0.4
New Zealand 295 2.3 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6

In Toorak, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 50.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.2%, England 3.7%, Poland 3.6% and New Zealand 2.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,990 30.9 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,276 17.6 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,923 14.9 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,502 11.6 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Judaism 1,206 9.3 42,257 0.7 91,022 0.4

The most common responses for religion in Toorak were No Religion, so described 30.9%, Catholic 17.6%, Anglican 14.9%, Not stated 11.6% and Judaism 9.3%. In Toorak, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (48.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 579 4.5 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 227 1.8 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Italian 185 1.4 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 169 1.3 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
French 111 0.9 19,313 0.3 70,873 0.3
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English only spoken at home 9,503 73.7 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,292 21.9 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Toorak 73.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 4.5%, Cantonese 1.8%, Italian 1.4%, Greek 1.3% and French 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 4,104 60.6 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,118 31.3 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 264 3.9 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 283 4.2 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 6,769 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Toorak. Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 4.2% 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
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 839 12.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 653 10.1 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 633 9.8 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 790 12.2 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,316 51.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Toorak, 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,531 39.0 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 1,415 21.8 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 799 12.3 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 619 9.5 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 429 6.6 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 321 4.9 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 162 2.5 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 38 0.6 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Toorak included Professionals 39.0%, Managers 21.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.3%, Sales Workers 9.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 6.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 4.9%, Labourers 2.5% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 0.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Legal Services 254 4.0 27,342 1.0 104,051 1.0
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 237 3.7 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Real Estate Services 196 3.1 25,916 0.9 109,931 1.0
General Practice Medical Services 186 2.9 23,787 0.9 96,014 0.9
Clothing Retailing 171 2.7 30,241 1.1 97,439 0.9

Of the employed people in Toorak, the most common responses for industry of employment included Legal Services 4.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.7%, Real Estate Services 3.1%, General Practice Medical Services 2.9% and Clothing Retailing 2.7%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 1,217 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 3,339 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,311 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Toorak was $1,217.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,235 50.0 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 617 9.5 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 497 7.7 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Tram 336 5.2 51,140 1.9 58,736 0.5
Walked only 320 4.9 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,416 21.8 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,522 54.3 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Toorak, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 50.0%, Train 9.5%, Worked at home 7.7%, Tram 5.2% and Walked only 4.9%. On the day, 21.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 54.3% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,042 70.1 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,461 21.4 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,301 11.3 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,723 23.7 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Toorak, of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.4% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.7% 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
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,338 29.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,903 25.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,061 9.2 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 738 6.4 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Toorak, 25.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

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Family composition

Family composition Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,675 50.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,216 36.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 362 10.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 72 2.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Toorak, 36.6% were couple families with children, 50.4% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Toorak, 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% 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
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 588 20.3 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 162 5.6 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 511 17.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 533 18.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 243 8.4 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 522 18.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 112 3.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 227 7.8 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Toorak, of couple families with children, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 17.6% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 5,451 82.3 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,173 17.7 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Toorak, 82.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,645 30.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,097 20.1 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 2,702 49.6 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak, 30.2% were separate houses, 20.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 49.6% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 46 0.8 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 604 11.1 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,979 36.4 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,542 28.4 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,110 20.4 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 157 2.9 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Toorak, of occupied private dwellings 11.1% had 1 bedroom, 36.4% had 2 bedrooms and 28.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 2,195 40.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,159 21.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,861 34.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 44 0.8 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 190 3.5 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Toorak, 40.3% were owned outright, 21.3% were owned with a mortgage and 34.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 3,295 60.5 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,808 33.2 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 342 6.3 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Toorak, of all households, 60.5% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 6.3% were group households.

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Household income Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 12.9 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 40.1 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Toorak, 12.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 40.1% 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 Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 431 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.4 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.6 -- 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 Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 510 9.4 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,137 39.3 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,781 32.8 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 790 14.5 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 220 4.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Toorak, 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 394 7.2 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,870 89.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 174 3.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Toorak, 89.6% 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.
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 22 66.7 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 11 33.3 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 29 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Toorak, 66.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 33.3% were female. The median age was 29 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
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,666 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Toorak, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,666.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Toorak % Toorak Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 561 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Toorak, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $561 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.