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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Monash (C)

Code LGA24970 (LGA)
People 169,280
Male 83,616
Female 85,664
Median age 38
Families 45,428
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 65,498
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,321
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $345
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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 169,280 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 83,616 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 85,664 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 356 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 169,280 people in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,680 5.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,656 5.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 9,014 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 10,921 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 16,299 9.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12,970 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10,564 6.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11,095 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,939 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 11,252 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 10,429 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 9,359 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8,939 5.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 7,840 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7,080 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5,741 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4,586 2.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,920 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 75,169 52.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,689 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,881 5.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8,269 5.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 48,928 34.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 68,616 52.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,395 4.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 56,444 42.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,530 4.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7,634 14.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,517 4.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,049 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6,021 11.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,350 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,247 4.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,885 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15,397 28.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,516 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,856 16.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 54,002 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.7% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 35.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 86,509 51.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96,753 60.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8,595 5.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,838 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 49,542 30.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 48,431 58.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 25,566 30.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,335 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5,164 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 83,496 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 83,496 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 9,750 12.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8,282 10.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,539 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 14,452 18.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 33,974 43.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,549 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,321 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas) was $520.

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

Unpaid work Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 98,382 68.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 35,726 25.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15,298 10.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 24,310 17.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.0% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 33,816 23.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 35,071 24.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16,640 11.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,856 9.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 16,320 35.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 21,954 48.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6,059 13.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 1,096 2.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 48.3% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Monash (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 Monash (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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,143 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,494 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,494 and those without children was $2,143.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,878 20.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,404 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,588 19.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6,264 16.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 2,369 6.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8,758 22.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,980 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,030 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 59,376 93.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,200 6.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 46,446 78.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,881 11.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,920 10.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 92 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 78.2% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 172 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,091 1.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9,052 15.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 28,373 47.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 19,728 33.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 959 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.2% had 2 bedrooms and 47.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 24,786 41.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 17,413 29.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15,186 25.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 531 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,459 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.7% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 44,281 74.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11,798 19.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,296 5.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 5.6% were group households.

Household income Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.4% 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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4,501 7.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20,356 34.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 23,468 39.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 9,568 16.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,482 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), 34.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 355 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 179 50.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 176 49.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 355 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 179 (or 50.4%) were male and 176 (or 49.6%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,447 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,447.

Mortgage and rent Monash (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Monash (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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