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Australia | Victoria | Postal Areas

3106, Vic

Code POA3106 (POA)
People 16,484
Male 7,974
Female 8,510
Median age 43
Families 4,715
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,904
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,789
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $386
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,484 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,974 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,510 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,484 people in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 679 4.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 880 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,021 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,224 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,211 7.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 875 5.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 719 4.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 853 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,135 6.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,293 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,310 7.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,248 7.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,175 7.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 972 5.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 695 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 441 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 334 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 416 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,188 58.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 246 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 660 4.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 759 5.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,047 29.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 58.9% were married and 6.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,630 59.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 463 3.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,813 37.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 248 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 777 15.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 305 6.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 158 3.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 543 11.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 347 7.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 405 8.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 249 5.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,060 21.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 118 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 688 14.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,898 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 26.4% in secondary school and 26.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,950 60.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,770 55.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,065 6.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 683 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,344 33.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 33.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,991 57.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,819 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 448 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 393 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,651 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 8,651 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,167 14.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 832 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 815 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,186 14.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,809 46.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 14.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 615 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,959 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,789 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) was $615.

Travel to work, top responses 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,814 70.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,646 26.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,580 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,346 16.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% 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, 16.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,463 24.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,305 23.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,671 12.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,372 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,570 33.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,590 54.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 492 10.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 62 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 54.9% were couple families with children, 33.3% were couple families without children and 10.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas) 14.1% of single parents were male and 85.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,400 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,783 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,783 and those without children was $2,400.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 822 19.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 181 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 919 22.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 668 16.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 262 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 827 19.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 205 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 281 6.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,382 92.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 425 7.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,581 85.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 489 9.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 311 5.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 85.1% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 439 8.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,707 31.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,136 58.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 56 1.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.2% had 2 bedrooms and 31.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,632 48.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,971 36.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 605 11.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 61 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 111 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 48.9% were owned outright, 36.6% were owned with a mortgage and 11.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,568 84.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 733 13.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 79 1.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), of all households, 84.9% were family households, 13.6% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 15.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.7% 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 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 386 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
None 143 2.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,174 21.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,443 45.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,535 28.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 88 1.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), 21.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.5% 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 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 60.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 40.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 60.0%) were male and 6 (or 40.0%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics 3106, Vic % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent 3106, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 510 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,020 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In 3106, Vic (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $510 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,020.

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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