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Hobsons Bay (C)

Code LGA23110 (LGA)
People 83,863
Male 41,619
Female 42,244
Median age 38
Families 22,487
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 35,348
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,286
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $281
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 83,863 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 41,619 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 42,244 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 394 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 83,863 people in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,741 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,743 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,716 5.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,878 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5,259 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,962 7.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6,229 7.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,645 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6,743 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 6,321 7.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,856 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,857 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,217 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,155 3.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,703 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,400 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,825 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,613 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,968 48.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,146 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,634 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,124 6.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 23,786 34.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 30,216 47.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 5,609 8.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 27,303 43.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,361 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,866 16.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,610 6.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 398 1.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,746 11.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,529 6.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 660 2.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,631 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,511 14.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 948 3.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5,960 24.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 24,220 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 28.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.2% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 21.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 53,281 63.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 36,740 47.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,915 7.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,777 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 31,788 40.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 25,603 61.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 11,418 27.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,421 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,354 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 41,796 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 41,796 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.3% were employed full time, 27.3% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,894 9.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,816 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,709 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7,262 18.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 18,340 46.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 582 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,568 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,286 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) was $582.

Travel to work, top responses Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 46,546 67.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,318 26.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,869 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 9,813 14.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 15,485 22.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 17,253 25.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,520 11.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,289 9.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,903 35.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 10,388 46.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,724 16.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 471 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.2% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,269 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,461 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,461 and those without children was $2,269.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,963 21.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 583 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,826 20.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,163 17.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 967 5.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,573 19.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,096 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,122 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 31,141 91.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,821 8.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 23,774 76.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,877 12.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,278 10.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 203 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 76.3% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 105 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,099 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 6,473 20.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 17,397 55.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,483 17.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 581 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 20.8% had 2 bedrooms and 55.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,313 36.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,152 32.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,662 27.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 134 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 879 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 22,004 70.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,900 25.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,237 4.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.7% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.5% 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 281 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,872 9.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 12,070 38.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11,069 35.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,145 13.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 984 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 393 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 214 54.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 179 45.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 393 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 214 (or 54.5%) were male and 179 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,159 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,159.

Mortgage and rent Hobsons Bay (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 271 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,584 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Hobsons Bay (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $271 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,584.

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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