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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Port Phillip (C)

Code LGA25900 (LGA)
People 91,372
Male 45,315
Female 46,057
Median age 35
Families 21,225
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 52,273
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,672
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $365
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 91,372 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 45,315 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 46,057 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 283 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 91,372 people in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,582 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,086 3.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,373 2.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,451 2.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6,587 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12,981 14.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 12,305 13.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9,726 10.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 7,745 8.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 6,032 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,325 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 4,598 5.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,315 4.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,085 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,100 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,611 1.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,280 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,188 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 25,355 31.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,024 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,558 9.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,682 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 43,706 53.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 31.2% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 22,104 31.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 12,847 18.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 35,108 50.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,156 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,274 9.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 464 1.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 896 3.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 679 2.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 481 2.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,138 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,664 7.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,933 24.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,017 4.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,147 34.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 23,849 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) 26.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.2% were in primary school, 9.6% in secondary school and 31.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 55,252 60.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 35,143 42.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,112 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,704 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 35,918 43.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 39,657 69.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 12,569 21.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,710 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,490 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 57,426 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 57,426 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 69.1% were employed full time, 21.9% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,958 7.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,890 7.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,719 8.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 8,039 14.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 31,620 57.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 985 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,371 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,672 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) was $985.

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

Unpaid work Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 59,186 72.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 14,963 18.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,939 8.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 14,790 18.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.4% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 27,339 33.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 22,292 27.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,934 7.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,621 4.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 11,714 55.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,321 29.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,485 11.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 705 3.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.8% were couple families with children, 55.2% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,753 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,178 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,178 and those without children was $2,753.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6,323 35.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 759 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,445 19.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,623 14.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 731 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,788 9.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,081 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,287 7.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 35.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 42,069 87.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6,265 13.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 87.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,507 15.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,624 20.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 26,696 63.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 228 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 15.5% were separate houses, 20.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 63.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 681 1.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9,486 22.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19,303 45.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 9,397 22.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,505 6.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 698 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 22.5% had 1 bedroom, 45.9% had 2 bedrooms and 22.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 8,320 19.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,203 24.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 22,504 53.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 181 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 861 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 19.8% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 53.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 21,070 50.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16,598 39.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4,401 10.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 50.1% were family households, 39.5% were single person households and 10.5% were group households.

Household income Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 17.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.8% 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 Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 365 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.4 -- 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 Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 7,749 18.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 21,085 50.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 10,216 24.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,949 4.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,070 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), 50.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.6% 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 Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 284 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 146 51.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 138 48.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 284 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 146 (or 51.4%) were male and 138 (or 48.6%) were female. The median age was 33 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,213 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,213.

Mortgage and rent Port Phillip (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 284 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Port Phillip (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $284 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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