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Statistical snapshot: Indi Commonwealth electoral division (2018 boundaries)



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The content of this Statistical Snapshot has been sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census. Electoral summary maps have been sourced from the Parliamentary Library.

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INDI COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION (2018 boundaries)

Summary of Electorate

Name derivation: Named after an Aboriginal name for the Murray River.

Area: 29,187 sq km.

Location description: The Division of Indi consists of: Alpine Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Benalla Rural City Council,Æ’ Æ’ Indigo Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Mansfield Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Murrindindi Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Towong Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Wangaratta Rural City Council,Æ’ Æ’ Wodonga Rural City Council,Æ’ Æ’ part of the Strathbogie Shire Council,Æ’ Æ’ Æ’ Æ’ the unincorporated area of Falls Creek Alpine Resort,Æ’ Æ’ the unincorporated area of Lake Mountain Alpine Resort,Æ’ Æ’ the unincorporated area of Mount Buller Alpine Resort, andÆ’ Æ’ the unincorporated area of Mount Hotham Alpine Resort.

Products/industries of the area: Tourism, forestry, wood chipping, viticulture, agriculture, timber processing and manufacturing.

Demographic rating: Rural - outside capital cities and without majority of enrolment in major provincial cities.

JUNE 2019 RESEARCH PAPER SERIES, 2018-19

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Persons Total population a 144 406 ..

Males 71 015 49.2

Females 73 385 50.8

Indigenous persons b 2 286 1.6

Age of person Median age (years) 45 ..

0-4 years 7 931 5.5

5-9 years 9 009 6.2

10-14 years 8 834 6.1

15-19 years 8 513 5.9

20-24 years 6 960 4.8

25-29 years 6 950 4.8

30-34 years 7 366 5.1

35-39 years 7 641 5.3

40-44 years 8 838 6.1

45-49 years 9 577 6.6

50-54 years 10 297 7.1

55-59 years 10 995 7.6

60-64 years 10 697 7.4

65 years and over 30 797 21.3

Aged 15 years and over 118 631 82.2

Aged 18 years and over 113 257 78.4

Aged 15 to 64 years 87 834 60.8

Place of birth Born in Australia c 118 320 81.9

Born overseas d 13 865 9.6

England 3 650 26.3

New Zealand 1 231 8.9

Germany 956 6.9

Italy 839 6.1

Netherlands 649 4.7

India 558 4.0

Scotland 512 3.7

Philippines 500 3.6

United States of America 317 2.3

South Africa 274 2.0

Persons with one or more parents born overseas e 31 902 22.1

Australian citizenship 128 990 89.3

Persons who speak another language at home Speak English at home 127 261 88.1

Speaks another language at home f 6 482 4.5

Italian 1 279 19.7

German 563 8.7

Mandarin 349 5.4

Nepali 242 3.7

French 206 3.2

Tagalog 203 3.1

Punjabi 198 3.1

Greek 185 2.9

Croatian 184 2.8

Dutch 162 2.5

INDI COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Ancestry (multi-response) g

Australian ancestry 59 033 40.9

Ancestry other than Australian English 59 093 40.9

Irish 19 586 13.6

Scottish 16 586 11.5

German 8 030 5.6

Italian 5 609 3.9

Dutch 2 729 1.9

Chinese 985 0.7

Polish 834 0.6

Welsh 786 0.5

French 738 0.5

Religious affiliation Christianity h 79 325 54.9

Anglican 22 914 15.9

Baptist 1 854 1.3

Catholic 33 041 22.9

Eastern Orthodox 514 0.4

Jehovah's Witnesses 610 0.4

Latter-day Saints 187 0.1

Lutheran 1 309 0.9

Other Protestant 568 0.4

Presbyterian and Reformed 4 663 3.2

Pentecostal 1 099 0.8

Seventh-day Adventist 304 0.2

Uniting Church 8 178 5.7

Other 4 073 2.8

Buddhism 1 014 0.7

Hinduism 600 0.4

Islam 294 0.2

Judaism 68 0.0

Other 1 263 0.9

No religion 46 933 32.5

Highest level of schooling completed (Persons 18 years and over) Year 12 44 946 39.7

Year 11 18 104 16.0

Year 10 or below 38 187 33.7

Did not go to school 414 0.4

Non-school qualifications (Persons 15 years and over) Postgraduate Degree Level 2 352 2.0

Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level 2 620 2.2

Bachelor Degree Level 11 556 9.7

Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level 11 186 9.4

Certificate Level 27 996 23.6

No post-school qualifications i 48 429 40.8

Labour force status (Persons 15 years and over) Total employed 64 538 54.4

Employed full-time j 37 485 31.6

Employed part-time 22 856 19.3

Unemployed 3 345 2.8

Not in the labour force 41 777 35.2

INDI COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Engagement in employment, education and training (Persons 15-24 years) Fully engaged k 10 776 69.6

Partially engaged l 2 222 14.4

Not engaged 1 384 8.9

Industry of employment (Employed persons 15 years and over) Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 4 942 7.7

Mining 236 0.4

Manufacturing 5 898 9.1

Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 615 1.0

Construction 5 457 8.5

Wholesale Trade 1 428 2.2

Retail Trade 6 318 9.8

Accommodation and Food Services 5 114 7.9

Transport, Postal and Warehousing 2 787 4.3

Information Media and Telecommunications 478 0.7

Financial and Insurance Services 897 1.4

Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 729 1.1

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 2 351 3.6

Administrative and Support Services 2 066 3.2

Public Administration and Safety 5 222 8.1

Education and Training 5 253 8.1

Health Care and Social Assistance 8 940 13.9

Arts and Recreation Services 839 1.3

Other Services 2 327 3.6

Voluntary work (Persons 15 years and over) Persons who have undertaken voluntary work in the last 12 months 31 689 26.7

Unpaid care to a person with a disability (Persons 15 years and over) Provided unpaid care to a person with a disability (last 12 months) m 14 997 12.6

Median weekly income Personal income ($) n 601 ..

Family income ($) o 1 413 ..

Household income ($) p 1 116 ..

Families Total number of families q 37 750 ..

Family composition Couple family without children 17 363 46.0

Couple family with children 14 226 37.7

Couple families with children under 15 9 952 26.4

Couple families with no children under 15 4 274 11.3

One parent families 5 726 15.2

One parent families with children under 15 3 165 8.4

One parent families with no children under 15 2 561 6.8

Other families 429 1.1

Total couples 31 590 ..

Same sex couples 161 0.5

Households r

Total number of households 54 783 ..

Family households 37 317 68.1

Lone persons households 16 016 29.2

Group households 1 456 2.7

Average household size 2.3 ..

INDI COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing

Notes Number* Per cent*†

Dwellings r

Occupied private dwellings 54 783

Tenure type Owned outright 21 532 39.3

Owned with a mortgage 17 988 32.8

Rented s 13 489 24.6

Median housing repayments Monthly mortgage repayments ($) t 1 300 ..

Weekly rent ($) u 220 ..

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census of Population and Housing INDI COMMONWEALTH ELECTORAL DIVISION

Person data is based on place of usual residence. Includes persons who are Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or both Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander. Includes 'External Territories, 'Not further defined (nfd)', 'Norfolk Island' and 'Australian External Territories, 'Not elsewhere classified (nec)'. Excludes 'Inadequately described', 'At sea' and 'Not stated'. Overseas born percentages are calculated on total overseas born. Excludes parents where one or more are not stated. Excludes 'Inadequately described' and 'Not stated', includes 'Non-verbal so described'. The percentage of those who speak another language at home is caculated on total 'Other langauges'. Ancestry is a multi-response question. The total response count will not equal the total persons count as each respondent could provide up to two responses for ancestry (for example Australian and Indian). Percentages are calculated as the total for each ancestry as a proportion of the Australian population. Due to multiple responses for some persons, the total of percentages will add up to more than 100 per cent. The Christian religions listed (in alphabetical order) are the top twelve Christian religions in Australia. Includes those who are studying but have not yet completed their non-school qualifications. Defined as having worked 35 hours or more in all jobs during the week prior to Census night. Classifies a person's participation in work and/or study. It is derived from Labour force status, Hours worked, Full-time/Part-time student status and Age. Includes 'Partially engaged' and 'At least partially engaged'. Records people who in the two weeks prior to Census night spent time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long-term health condition or problems related to old age. This includes people who are in receipt of a Carer Allowance or Carer Payment. It does not include work done through a voluntary organisation or group. Applicable to persons aged 15 years and over. Applicable to families in 'family households'. It excludes families where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and families where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. Applicable to occupied private dwellings. It excludes households where at least one member aged 15 years and over did not state an income and households where at least one member aged 15 years and over was temporarily absent on Census Night. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Excludes 'Other non-classifiable households', 'Non private dwellings' and 'Visitor only households'. Excludes unoccupied private dwellings, non-private dwellings, 'Visitor only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Includes dwellings being occupied rent-free. Excludes 'Visitors only' and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being purchased and includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households. Applicable to occupied private dwellings being rented. It excludes 'Visitors only' households and 'Other non-classifiable' households.

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Notes: * Numbers and percentages may not align due to rounding. Not stated have not been included in the tables. † Percentages are calculated as a proportion of the total population unless otherwise indicated (e.g. persons 15 years and over)