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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Maroondah (C)

Code LGA24410 (LGA)
People 103,839
Male 50,390
Female 53,449
Median age 38
Families 28,297
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 41,840
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,308
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 103,839 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 50,390 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 53,449 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 412 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 103,839 people in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6,752 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 6,276 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 6,458 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,753 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,646 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6,854 6.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 7,167 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 7,595 7.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 7,739 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 7,402 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 6,887 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 6,161 5.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 5,745 5.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 4,527 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,312 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,809 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,375 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,381 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42,073 49.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,509 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,460 8.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,070 6.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 27,235 32.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 49.9% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38,994 50.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,502 8.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 32,187 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,975 6.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 5,949 20.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,291 4.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,024 3.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,030 13.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,300 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,569 5.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,570 8.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,912 13.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 971 3.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,790 16.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 29,381 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.1% were in primary school, 23.5% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 78,438 75.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 29,119 29.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8,193 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,615 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 56,135 56.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 56.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 32,940 59.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 16,921 30.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,122 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,377 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 55,360 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 55,360 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6,347 12.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 5,267 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5,312 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 9,318 17.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 23,614 44.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maroondah (C) % 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 Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 611 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,615 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,308 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) was $611.

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

Unpaid work Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 62,913 74.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 25,068 29.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 9,632 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 16,187 19.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 20,840 24.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 23,056 27.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 10,585 12.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 8,433 10.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 9,799 34.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 13,400 47.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4,668 16.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 432 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.4% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 16.5% were one parent families.

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

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,112 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,271 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,271 and those without children was $2,112.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,904 21.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 837 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,141 26.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,768 16.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,170 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,789 16.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,432 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,160 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 26.5% 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 38,385 93.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,604 6.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 29,690 77.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,839 17.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,802 4.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 50 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 77.3% were separate houses, 17.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 61 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 798 2.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8,096 21.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 17,952 46.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10,970 28.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 510 1.3 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 12,966 33.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 15,866 41.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,545 22.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 222 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 788 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% were owned outright, 41.3% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 27,810 72.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 9,492 24.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,084 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.4% were family households, 24.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.2% 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,295 6.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 13,182 34.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 15,253 39.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,729 17.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 928 2.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 413 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 198 47.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 215 52.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 413 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 198 (or 47.9%) were male and 215 (or 52.1%) 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 Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,210 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,210.

Mortgage and rent Maroondah (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Maroondah (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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