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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Abbotsford (Vic.)

Code SSC20001 (SSC)
People 4,907
Male 2,481
Female 2,426
Median age 35
Families 1,040
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,279
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,793
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $391
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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People — demographics & education
People Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,907 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,481 50.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,426 49.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,907 people in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 243 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 161 3.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 114 2.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 177 3.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 379 7.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 701 14.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 696 14.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 477 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 365 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 337 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 263 5.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 251 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 221 4.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 167 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 80 1.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 99 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 82 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 93 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,279 29.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 98 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 347 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 146 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,524 57.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.1% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,025 28.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 657 18.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,880 52.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 46 3.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 126 8.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 1.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 18 1.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 4.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 36 2.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 1.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 96 6.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 422 28.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 46 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 583 39.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,486 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 30.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.5% were in primary school, 8.3% in secondary school and 34.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,900 59.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,800 42.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 330 7.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 227 5.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,906 44.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 44.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,890 64.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 729 25.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 160 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 134 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,913 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,913 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.9% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 272 9.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 203 7.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 253 9.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 454 16.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,436 51.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 858 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,237 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,793 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $858.

Travel to work, top responses Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,041 69.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 749 17.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 384 8.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 849 19.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.0% provided care for children and 8.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,400 31.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,167 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 288 6.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 186 4.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 506 48.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 359 34.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 130 12.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 4.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.5% were couple families with children, 48.7% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 28.0% of single parents were male and 72.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,863 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,740 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,740 and those without children was $2,863.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 295 34.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 166 19.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 111 12.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 94 10.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 62 7.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 52 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.3% 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 Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,847 91.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 172 8.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 528 28.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 727 39.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 577 31.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.6% were separate houses, 39.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 31.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 242 13.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 803 43.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 601 32.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 158 8.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.1% had 1 bedroom, 43.5% had 2 bedrooms and 32.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 438 23.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 599 32.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 765 41.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.8% were owned outright, 32.5% were owned with a mortgage and 41.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,024 55.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 531 28.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 287 15.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 55.6% were family households, 28.8% were single person households and 15.6% were group households.

Household income Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 17.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.6% 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 Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 391 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 308 16.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 906 49.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 464 25.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 107 5.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 60 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 49.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.8% 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 Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 37.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 62.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 37.5%) were male and 10 (or 62.5%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Abbotsford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 480 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,620 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Abbotsford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $480 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,620.

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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