Greater Melbourne

Latest release
2021 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 2GMEL
People 4,917,750
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 37
Families 1,299,184
Average number of children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 2,057,482
Average number of people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,901
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent (a) $390
Average number of motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

(a) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

People
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 2,420,718 49.2 3,200,963 49.2 12,545,154 49.3
Female 2,497,033 50.8 3,302,528 50.8 12,877,635 50.7

More information on Sex (SEXP), Place of usual residence (PURP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Indigenous status
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 32,952 0.7 65,646 1.0 812,728 3.2
Non-Indigenous 4,687,695 95.3 6,148,188 94.5 23,375,949 91.9
Indigenous status not stated 197,103 4.0 289,665 4.5 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 37 N/A 38 N/A 38 N/A
0-4 years 290,649 5.9 375,900 5.8 1,463,817 5.8
5-9 years 307,523 6.3 402,168 6.2 1,586,138 6.2
10-14 years 293,410 6.0 391,388 6.0 1,588,051 6.2
15-19 years 274,698 5.6 363,201 5.6 1,457,812 5.7
20-24 years 328,543 6.7 410,337 6.3 1,579,539 6.2
25-29 years 383,135 7.8 475,532 7.3 1,771,676 7.0
30-34 years 405,556 8.2 499,959 7.7 1,853,085 7.3
35-39 years 395,798 8.0 489,927 7.5 1,838,822 7.2
40-44 years 339,303 6.9 428,808 6.6 1,648,843 6.5
45-49 years 320,361 6.5 416,524 6.4 1,635,963 6.4
50-54 years 308,742 6.3 410,360 6.3 1,610,944 6.3
55-59 years 277,976 5.7 383,916 5.9 1,541,911 6.1
60-64 years 252,005 5.1 362,634 5.6 1,468,097 5.8
65-69 years 215,194 4.4 320,562 4.9 1,298,460 5.1
70-74 years 189,829 3.9 285,000 4.4 1,160,768 4.6
75-79 years 137,469 2.8 203,205 3.1 821,920 3.2
80-84 years 97,528 2.0 141,601 2.2 554,598 2.2
85 years and over 100,021 2.0 142,475 2.2 542,342 2.1

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 1,892,523 47.0 2,496,618 46.8 9,665,708 46.5
Separated 115,627 2.9 163,443 3.1 674,590 3.2
Divorced 307,429 7.6 436,174 8.2 1,831,952 8.8
Widowed 181,240 4.5 262,392 4.9 1,029,142 5.0
Never married 1,529,339 38.0 1,975,412 37.0 7,583,393 36.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 1,739,449 46.7 2,278,240 46.7 8,747,137 46.6
De facto marriage (b) 400,043 10.7 544,965 11.2 2,168,347 11.5
Not married 1,582,167 42.5 2,054,900 42.1 7,863,322 41.9

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
People attending an educational institution
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 107,797 7.1 139,502 7.1 484,185 6.3
Primary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Primary - Government 273,337 18.0 354,535 18.0 1,421,300 18.5
Primary - Catholic 75,677 5.0 106,832 5.4 396,758 5.2
Primary - other non-Government 47,445 3.1 58,184 3.0 254,043 3.3
Primary total (a) 397,053 26.2 520,258 26.5 2,075,224 27.0
Secondary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Secondary - Government 176,329 11.6 230,448 11.7 934,138 12.2
Secondary - Catholic 69,238 4.6 96,560 4.9 371,022 4.8
Secondary - other non-Government 68,761 4.5 84,706 4.3 322,314 4.2
Secondary total (b) 314,772 20.8 412,219 21.0 1,629,624 21.2
Tertiary  null  null  null  null  null  null
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 121,479 8.0 155,358 7.9 601,901 7.8
Tertiary - University or other higher education 283,275 18.7 325,961 16.6 1,185,450 15.4
Tertiary total (c) 405,351 26.8 482,005 24.5 1,789,994 23.3
Other 58,929 3.9 70,054 3.6 242,821 3.2
Not stated 231,108 15.3 340,941 17.4 1,456,618 19.0

(a) Includes Primary - not further defined.
(b) Includes Secondary - not further defined.
(c) Includes Tertiary - not further defined.

More information on Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Ancestry, top responses
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 1,257,388 25.6 1,900,089 29.2 8,385,928 33.0
Australian 1,151,312 23.4 1,770,726 27.2 7,596,753 29.9
Chinese 409,285 8.3 427,467 6.6 1,390,639 5.5
Irish 408,482 8.3 611,788 9.4 2,410,833 9.5
Scottish 349,731 7.1 534,459 8.2 2,176,777 8.6

Note 1: 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry). In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth, top responses
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,947,136 59.9 4,228,667 65.0 17,019,815 66.9
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 242,635 4.9 258,193 4.0 673,352 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 166,023 3.4 171,447 2.6 549,618 2.2
England 132,912 2.7 174,552 2.7 927,490 3.6
Vietnam 90,552 1.8 93,598 1.4 257,997 1.0
New Zealand 82,939 1.7 99,344 1.5 530,492 2.1

More information on Country of birth of person (BPLP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of parents
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,424,246 49.3 2,684,522 41.3 9,321,603 36.7
Father only born overseas 320,726 6.5 410,848 6.3 1,670,476 6.6
Mother only born overseas 235,559 4.8 298,977 4.6 1,257,942 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,699,727 34.6 2,757,268 42.4 11,663,577 45.9
Not stated 237,495 4.8 351,877 5.4 1,509,188 5.9

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother/father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of parents (BPPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of father, top stated responses
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 1,940,326 39.5 3,065,587 47.1 12,959,282 51.0
India 333,384 6.8 354,761 5.5 935,066 3.7
England 239,044 4.9 318,462 4.9 1,626,778 6.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 231,951 4.7 239,218 3.7 784,594 3.1
Italy 163,063 3.3 185,164 2.8 477,065 1.9

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for father if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Country of birth of mother, top stated responses
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,026,984 41.2 3,179,788 48.9 13,383,605 52.6
India 328,457 6.7 349,077 5.4 917,541 3.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 232,338 4.7 239,730 3.7 787,673 3.1
England 215,866 4.4 288,747 4.4 1,488,479 5.9
Vietnam 142,542 2.9 146,623 2.3 399,037 1.6

Note: For the 2021 Census, guidance was provided to respondents on how to answer for mother if their birth parent is unknown or they have same-sex parents.

More information on Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Religious affiliation, top responses
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,812,815 36.9 2,523,448 38.8 9,767,448 38.4
Catholic 1,024,099 20.8 1,335,784 20.5 5,075,907 20.0
Not stated 287,048 5.8 412,883 6.3 1,751,052 6.9
Anglican 269,899 5.5 425,007 6.5 2,496,273 9.8
Islam 258,250 5.3 273,028 4.2 813,392 3.2

Note: 'No Religion, so described' does not include those who reported Secular and Other Spiritual Beliefs such as Atheism, Agnosticism and Own Spiritual Beliefs.

In Greater Melbourne, Christianity was the largest broad group religious group reported overall (42.6%) (excludes Not stated). The broad group level is the highest and most general level of the Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups, 2016.

More information on Religious affiliation (RELP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Language used at home, top responses (other than English)
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 212,680 4.3 221,798 3.4 685,274 2.7
Vietnamese 115,314 2.3 118,801 1.8 320,758 1.3
Greek 103,658 2.1 107,158 1.6 229,643 0.9
Punjabi 97,684 2.0 104,949 1.6 239,033 0.9
Arabic 87,689 1.8 91,441 1.4 367,159 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only used at home 3,003,007 61.1 4,369,804 67.2 18,303,662 72.0
Households where a non-English language is used 670,835 37.7 722,004 30.2 2,295,688 24.8

More information on Language used at home (LANP)
Languages used at home data is based on place of usual residence
Households where a non-English language is used, is based on place of enumeration

Income and work

Median weekly incomes (a)
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal (b) $841 N/A $803 N/A $805 N/A
Family (c) $2,243 N/A $2,136 N/A $2,120 N/A
Household (d) $1,901 N/A $1,759 N/A $1,746 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (INCP), Total family income (FINF), Total household income (HIND)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 2,681,144 66.6 3,583,114 67.2 14,077,657 67.7
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 1,068,849 26.5 1,402,952 26.3 5,471,756 26.3
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 505,817 12.6 689,210 12.9 2,476,681 11.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 486,904 12.1 712,003 13.3 2,933,646 14.1

More information on Unpaid domestic work (DOMP), Unpaid child care (CHCAREP), Unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition, or due to old age (UNCAREP), Voluntary work for an organisation or group (VOLWP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours 822,153 20.4 1,064,059 19.9 4,117,135 19.8
5 to 14 hours 1,089,712 27.1 1,445,125 27.1 5,663,904 27.3
15 to 29 hours 455,417 11.3 629,720 11.8 2,511,024 12.1
30 hours or more 313,864 7.8 444,213 8.3 1,785,591 8.6

Note: Measures the time spent during the week before the Census doing domestic work without pay for themselves and their household.

More information on Unpaid domestic work: number of hours (DOMP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Health

Type of long-term health condition
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Arthritis 341,688 6.9 518,633 8.0 2,150,396 8.5
Asthma 386,347 7.9 543,047 8.4 2,068,020 8.1
Cancer (including remission) 122,573 2.5 179,326 2.8 732,152 2.9
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 33,093 0.7 45,946 0.7 189,162 0.7
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 219,919 4.5 303,371 4.7 1,198,721 4.7
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 163,847 3.3 243,130 3.7 999,096 3.9
Kidney disease 40,033 0.8 57,437 0.9 231,777 0.9
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 58,925 1.2 97,270 1.5 441,109 1.7
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 398,275 8.1 571,150 8.8 2,231,543 8.8
Stroke 40,395 0.8 59,844 0.9 234,609 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 381,454 7.8 519,110 8.0 2,041,929 8.0
No long-term health condition(s) 3,119,688 63.4 3,969,506 61.0 15,292,718 60.2
Not stated 345,341 7.0 492,709 7.6 2,066,251 8.1

Note 1: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.

Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
All people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 3,317,293 67.5 4,228,219 65.0 16,302,537 64.1
One condition 882,728 17.9 1,224,496 18.8 4,791,516 18.8
Two conditions 252,509 5.1 371,819 5.7 1,490,344 5.9
Three or more conditions 119,880 2.4 186,237 2.9 772,142 3.0
Not stated 345,341 7.0 492,709 7.6 2,066,251 8.1

Note: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Australian Defence Force service

Australian Defence Force Service
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Currently serving 6,979 0.2 10,839 0.2 84,865 0.4
Previously served (and not currently serving) 56,475 1.4 94,393 1.8 496,276 2.4
Has never served 3,763,127 93.5 4,936,372 92.5 18,954,152 91.2
Not stated 199,577 5.0 292,432 5.5 1,249,493 6.0

Note: Australian Defence Force Service includes service in the Regular and/or Reserves service. Includes Royal Australian Navy, Australian Army, Royal Australian Air Force, Second Australian Imperial Force, National Service and NORFORCE. Excludes service for non-Australian defence forces.

More information on Australian Defence Force service (ADFP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Families

Family composition
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 459,470 35.4 645,543 37.6 2,608,834 38.8
Couple family with children 621,573 47.8 782,321 45.5 2,944,140 43.7
One parent family 194,963 15.0 262,040 15.2 1,068,268 15.9
Other family 23,181 1.8 28,875 1.7 108,941 1.6

More information on Family composition (FMCF)
Table based on place of enumeration

Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male N/A 18.8 N/A 19.1 N/A 19.6
Female N/A 81.2 N/A 80.9 N/A 80.4

More information on Sex of lone parent (SLPP)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwellings

Dwelling count
Private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,781,346 90.0 2,390,232 88.9 9,275,217 89.9
Unoccupied private dwellings 198,685 10.0 298,029 11.1 1,043,776 10.1

More information on Dwelling type (DWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,207,906 67.8 1,755,423 73.4 6,710,582 72.3
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 288,524 16.2 332,251 13.9 1,168,860 12.6
Flat or apartment 277,512 15.6 289,120 12.1 1,319,095 14.2
Other dwelling 5,565 0.3 10,455 0.4 54,711 0.6

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes studio apartments or bedsitters) 6,095 0.3 7,798 0.3 44,864 0.5
1 bedroom 103,819 5.8 122,594 5.1 488,681 5.3
2 bedrooms 362,606 20.4 456,624 19.1 1,768,530 19.1
3 bedrooms 702,182 39.4 992,656 41.5 3,617,803 39.0
4 or more bedrooms 584,535 32.8 778,065 32.6 3,224,351 34.8
Number of bedrooms not stated 22,106 1.2 32,490 1.4 130,989 1.4
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 N/A 3.1 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per household 2.6 N/A 2.5 N/A 2.5 N/A

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Number of registered motor vehicles
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 150,571 8.5 179,348 7.5 673,969 7.3
1 motor vehicle 654,570 36.7 856,243 35.8 3,353,737 36.2
2 motor vehicles 650,141 36.5 880,945 36.9 3,366,738 36.3
3 or more vehicles 303,016 17.0 440,086 18.4 1,745,924 18.8
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23,050 1.3 33,611 1.4 134,848 1.5

Note: Motor vehicles excludes motorbikes, motor scooters and heavy motor vehicles.

More information on Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Housing

Household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 1,263,599 70.9 1,676,129 70.1 6,542,648 70.5
Single (or lone) person households 441,138 24.8 619,542 25.9 2,370,742 25.6
Group households 76,606 4.3 94,559 4.0 361,822 3.9

More information on Household composition (HHCD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 529,570 29.7 768,730 32.2 2,872,331 31.0
Owned with a mortgage (a) 660,251 37.1 862,658 36.1 3,242,449 35.0
Rented (b) 537,865 30.2 681,419 28.5 2,842,378 30.6
Other tenure type (c) 29,257 1.6 41,752 1.7 181,518 2.0
Tenure type not stated 24,402 1.4 35,676 1.5 136,538 1.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type.

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Household income
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households)
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 total household weekly income (a) N/A 14.9 N/A 16.4 N/A 16.5
More than $3,000 total household weekly income (a) N/A 27.0 N/A 24.2 N/A 24.3

(a) Percentages (%) exclude dwellings with 'Partial income stated' or 'All incomes not stated.'

More information on Total household income (weekly) (HIND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Rent weekly payments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) being rented
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent (a) 390 N/A 370 N/A 375 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Renter households where rent payments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (b) 328,101 61.0 413,492 60.7 1,667,080 58.7
Renter households with rent payments greater than 30% of household income (b) 166,257 30.9 210,437 30.9 915,317 32.2
Unable to determine (c) 43,509 8.1 57,493 8.4 259,992 9.1

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(b) This is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to RAID.
(c) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Rent payments (weekly) (RNTD), Rent affordability indicator (RAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage monthly repayments
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) owned with a mortgage or purchased under a shared equity scheme
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 N/A 1,859 N/A 1,863 N/A
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Owner with mortgage households where mortgage repayments are less than or equal to 30% of household income (a) 481,206 72.9 637,758 73.9 2,398,902 74.0
Owner with mortgage households with mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income (a) 110,658 16.8 133,287 15.5 468,817 14.5
Unable to determine (b) 68,392 10.4 91,606 10.6 374,734 11.6

(a) This is not comparable with historical QuickStats, as applicable households included in this calculation have changed. For details on how Household income is derived please refer to MAID.
(b) Unable to determine includes those households in which income and/or housing costs were not, or were only partially stated, by persons in the household.

More information on Mortgage repayments (monthly) (MRED), Mortgage affordability indicator (MAID)
Table based on place of enumeration

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples

People characteristics
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 16,672 50.6 32,862 50.1 403,709 49.7
Female 16,281 49.4 32,782 49.9 409,025 50.3
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Median age 25 N/A 24 N/A 24 N/A

More information on Sex (SEXP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 N/A 3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of people per bedroom 0.9 N/A 0.9 N/A 1 N/A
Median weekly household income (a) 1,809 N/A 1,565 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Excludes households where at least one person aged 15 years and over in the household did not state their income.

More information on Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Total household income (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Greater Melbourne % Greater Melbourne Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) 371 N/A 330 N/A 300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 N/A 1,600 N/A 1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

More information on Rent weekly payments (RNTD), Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

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