2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Statistical Area Level 3

Frankston

Code 21401 (SA3)
People 126,458
Male 61,851
Female 64,607
Median age 37
Families 34,031
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 53,254
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,140
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $265
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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Total 126,458 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 61,851 48.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 64,607 51.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,010 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 126,458 people in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,670 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7,645 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 7,992 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8,527 6.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8,417 6.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,545 6.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,555 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9,204 7.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9,399 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,196 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,543 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,517 5.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,938 5.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,346 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,071 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,094 2.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,504 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,292 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45,217 44.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,731 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11,036 10.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,722 5.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 36,441 35.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 44.3% were married and 14.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41,739 44.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10,304 11.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 41,227 44.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,299 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,728 21.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,265 3.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 876 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5,839 15.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,104 3.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,158 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,287 8.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,270 8.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,087 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,902 24.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 36,815 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 91,792 72.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36,567 31.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10,367 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7,344 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 63,640 54.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 54.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Frankston % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 38,122 59.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 18,642 29.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,817 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,633 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 64,214 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 64,214 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 29.0% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6,693 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,506 9.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,436 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11,547 19.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 26,581 43.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 568 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,396 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,140 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) was $568.

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

Unpaid work Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 71,444 69.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 29,750 29.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,153 10.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 14,046 13.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 23,467 23.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 26,098 25.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 11,893 11.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 9,986 9.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,712 34.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 14,818 43.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,968 20.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 533 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 43.5% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 20.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,947 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,096 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,096 and those without children was $1,947.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,667 21.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 895 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,276 23.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,624 17.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,362 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,542 17.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,760 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,406 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 47,400 92.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,921 7.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 39,020 82.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,242 6.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,708 9.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 420 0.9 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 82.3% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 146 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,384 2.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7,326 15.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 25,003 52.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12,632 26.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 911 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12,913 27.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 19,614 41.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13,025 27.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 565 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,285 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 27.2% were owned outright, 41.4% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 33,392 70.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 12,349 26.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,663 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 70.4% were family households, 26.1% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 24.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.6% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
None 3,340 7.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 16,902 35.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 17,925 37.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,682 16.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,555 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,009 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 489 48.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 520 51.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 1,009 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 489 (or 48.5%) were male and 520 (or 51.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,168 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,168.

Mortgage and rent Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 254 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,885 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Frankston (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $254 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,885.

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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