Gisborne

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code UCL214006
People 9,822
Male 48.7%
Female 51.3%
Median age 38
Families 2,615
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1
All private dwellings 3,642
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,845
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $359
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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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
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 4,786 48.7 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,034 51.3 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 59 0.6 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,822 people in Gisborne. Of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 800 8.1 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 826 8.4 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 718 7.3 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 661 6.7 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 474 4.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 389 4.0 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 608 6.2 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 700 7.1 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 793 8.1 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 738 7.5 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 651 6.6 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 577 5.9 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 426 4.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 475 4.8 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 410 4.2 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 223 2.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 159 1.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 198 2.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Gisborne was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 4,251 56.8 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 213 2.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 602 8.0 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 388 5.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 2,026 27.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Gisborne aged 15 years and over, 56.8% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,803 57.3 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 651 9.8 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 2,180 32.9 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Gisborne, of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 243 7.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 726 22.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 255 8.0 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 56 1.8 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 357 11.2 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 287 9.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 115 3.6 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 136 4.3 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 342 10.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 72 2.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 598 18.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Gisborne 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.6% were in primary school, 24.1% in secondary school and 15.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,710 22.8 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 823 11.0 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 286 3.8 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 1,127 15.0 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,084 14.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 543 7.2 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 523 7.0 376,237 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 529 7.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 10 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 632 8.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Gisborne, 14.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 18.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 4,068 28.8 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 3,866 27.4 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,576 11.2 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 1,267 9.0 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 473 3.4 201,850 2.6 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Gisborne were English 28.8%, Australian 27.4%, Irish 11.2%, Scottish 9.0% and German 3.4%.

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

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Country of birth Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 8,031 82.1 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 393 4.0 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 131 1.3 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 74 0.8 26,073 0.4 119,417 0.5
Germany 54 0.6 26,308 0.4 102,595 0.4
South Africa 49 0.5 27,184 0.5 162,449 0.7

In Gisborne, 82.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.0%, New Zealand 1.3%, Scotland 0.8%, Germany 0.6% and South Africa 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,743 17.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 799 8.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 510 5.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 6,192 63.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Gisborne, 63.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 6,725 68.6 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 645 6.6 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 182 1.9 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6
Italy 181 1.8 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
Scotland 152 1.6 62,046 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Gisborne, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 68.6%, England 6.6%, New Zealand 1.9%, Italy 1.8% and Scotland 1.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 7,034 71.8 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 621 6.3 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 191 1.9 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6
Scotland 144 1.5 55,616 0.9 245,915 1.1
Italy 131 1.3 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7

In Gisborne, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 71.8%, England 6.3%, New Zealand 1.9%, Scotland 1.5% and Italy 1.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 3,465 35.3 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 2,781 28.3 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 1,281 13.0 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 822 8.4 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 491 5.0 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Gisborne were No Religion, so described 35.3%, Catholic 28.3%, Anglican 13.0%, Not stated 8.4% and Uniting Church 5.0%. In Gisborne, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (59.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 67 0.7 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Mandarin 41 0.4 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
German 28 0.3 19,714 0.3 79,353 0.3
Spanish 28 0.3 35,494 0.6 140,817 0.6
Afrikaans 26 0.3 5,560 0.1 43,741 0.2
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English only spoken at home 8,835 89.9 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 278 8.3 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Gisborne 89.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 0.7%, Mandarin 0.4%, German 0.3%, Spanish 0.3% and Afrikaans 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,812 57.4 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,633 33.3 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 225 4.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 231 4.7 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,901 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gisborne. Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 630 13.5 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 507 10.8 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 503 10.7 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 683 14.6 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 2,131 45.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Gisborne, 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,075 23.0 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 707 15.2 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 698 15.0 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 667 14.3 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 547 11.7 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 430 9.2 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 292 6.3 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 208 4.5 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Gisborne included Professionals 23.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.0%, Managers 14.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.7%, Sales Workers 9.2%, Labourers 6.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 4.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Primary Education 171 3.8 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 151 3.3 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 135 3.0 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Secondary Education 118 2.6 43,766 1.6 177,487 1.7
Local Government Administration 109 2.4 38,163 1.4 142,724 1.3

Of the employed people in Gisborne, the most common responses for industry of employment included Primary Education 3.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.3%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.0%, Secondary Education 2.6% and Local Government Administration 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 753 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,124 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,845 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gisborne was $753.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 3,206 68.7 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 234 5.0 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train 196 4.2 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 190 4.1 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 82 1.8 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 359 7.7 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 3,555 76.1 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Gisborne, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.7%, Worked at home 5.0%, Train 4.2%, Car, as passenger 4.1% and Train, car as driver 1.8%. On the day, 7.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,739 76.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,678 35.8 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 909 12.1 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,752 23.4 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Gisborne, of people aged 15 years and over, 76.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% 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
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,749 23.4 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,132 28.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 999 13.4 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 851 11.4 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gisborne, 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 861 32.9 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,423 54.4 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 317 12.1 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 17 0.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Gisborne, 54.4% were couple families with children, 32.9% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Gisborne, 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% 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
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 457 20.1 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 74 3.3 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 691 30.4 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 362 15.9 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 109 4.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 338 14.9 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 124 5.4 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 121 5.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Gisborne, of couple families with children, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 30.4% 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 Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,208 91.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 296 8.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Gisborne, 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,833 88.3 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 363 11.3 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 3 0.1 246,040 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 Gisborne, 88.3% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 51 1.6 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 248 7.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,185 37.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,647 51.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 2.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gisborne, of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 7.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 971 30.3 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,591 49.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 555 17.3 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 0.3 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 77 2.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Gisborne, 30.3% were owned outright, 49.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.3% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 2,582 80.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 585 18.3 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 31 1.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Gisborne, of all households, 80.7% were family households, 18.3% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

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Household income Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Gisborne, 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 22.3% 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 Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 359 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 71 2.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 808 25.2 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,461 45.6 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 782 24.4 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 2.5 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Gisborne, 25.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 255 8.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,877 89.9 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 68 2.1 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Gisborne, 89.9% 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.
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 36 58.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 26 41.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 14 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Gisborne, 58.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 41.9% were female. The median age was 14 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,562 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Gisborne, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,562.

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
Gisborne % Gisborne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 341 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,057 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Gisborne, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $341 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,057.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.