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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Statistical Area Level 2

Phillip Island

Code 205031091 (SA2)
People 9,406
Male 4,591
Female 4,815
Median age 46
Families 2,477
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 10,571
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $861
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,450
Median weekly rent $225
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,406 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,591 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,815 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,406 people in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 559 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 525 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 531 5.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 477 5.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 338 3.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 428 4.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 504 5.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 572 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 631 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 590 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 634 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 701 7.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 762 8.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 698 7.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 464 4.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 402 4.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 303 3.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 287 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,960 50.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 316 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 769 9.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 593 7.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,160 27.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,297 50.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 767 11.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,460 37.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 171 7.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 543 22.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 94 3.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 256 10.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 0.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 263 10.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 176 7.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 116 4.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 83 3.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 691 28.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,407 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,304 77.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,995 22.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 703 8.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 497 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,567 63.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 63.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,164 52.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,520 36.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 254 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 211 5.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,149 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,149 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 52.2% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 566 14.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 437 11.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 512 13.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 520 13.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,647 41.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 482 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,053 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 861 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) was $482.

Travel to work, top responses Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,595 71.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,108 27.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 962 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,748 22.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,507 19.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,094 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,111 14.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 880 11.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,226 49.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 858 34.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 374 15.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 34.6% were couple families with children, 49.5% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2) 20.4% of single parents were male and 79.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,648 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,713 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,713 and those without children was $1,648.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 332 15.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 121 5.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 437 21.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 224 10.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 147 7.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 581 27.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 110 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 131 6.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 15.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 21.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,692 36.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,530 63.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 36.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 63.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,393 91.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 171 4.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 96 2.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 28 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 91.9% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 123 3.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 698 18.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,898 51.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 888 24.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 77 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.9% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,510 40.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,091 29.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 953 25.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 40.9% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,460 66.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,116 30.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 116 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 66.6% were family households, 30.2% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 34.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 225 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 9.1 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,450 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 10.1 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
None 198 5.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,495 40.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,407 38.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 456 12.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 137 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), 40.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 55.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 44.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 55.8%) were male and 19 (or 44.2%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Phillip Island % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Phillip Island (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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