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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Airport West

Code SSC20005 (SSC)
People 6,959
Male 3,390
Female 3,569
Median age 40
Families 2,027
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,158
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,141
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,863
Median weekly rent $308
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,959 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,390 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,569 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,959 people in Airport West (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 428 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 343 4.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 295 4.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 335 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 414 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 521 7.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 501 7.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 537 7.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 557 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 444 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 401 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 385 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 378 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 336 4.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 353 5.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 320 4.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 269 3.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 2.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Airport West (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,849 48.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 157 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 508 8.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 440 7.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,935 32.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Airport West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Airport West (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,675 48.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 405 7.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,471 44.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Airport West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Airport West (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 102 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 177 10.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 210 12.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 28 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 187 11.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 99 6.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 1.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 124 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 210 12.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 60 3.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 429 25.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,654 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Airport West (State Suburbs) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.2% were in primary school, 19.0% in secondary school and 20.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Airport West % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,724 67.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,945 44.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 488 7.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 253 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,868 43.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Airport West (State Suburbs), 43.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Airport West % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Airport West % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,162 62.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 909 26.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 220 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 160 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,451 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,451 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Airport West (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 317 9.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 286 8.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 308 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 615 18.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,547 46.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Airport West (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Airport West (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 539 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,360 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,141 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Airport West (State Suburbs) was $539.

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

Unpaid work Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,965 67.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,433 24.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 728 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 677 11.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Airport West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,345 22.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,428 24.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 628 10.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 558 9.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Airport West (State Suburbs), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 776 38.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 790 39.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 406 20.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 2.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Airport West (State Suburbs), 39.0% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Airport West (State Suburbs) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,146 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,265 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Airport West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,265 and those without children was $2,146.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 329 21.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 282 18.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 209 13.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 82 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 426 27.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 98 6.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 92 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Airport West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,815 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 248 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Airport West (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,181 77.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 278 9.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 355 12.6 250,493 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 Airport West (State Suburbs), 77.5% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 1.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 522 18.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,745 62.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 462 16.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Airport West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.6% had 2 bedrooms and 62.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,265 44.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 815 29.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 628 22.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 96 3.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Airport West (State Suburbs), 44.9% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,000 71.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 721 25.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 95 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Airport West (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Airport West (State Suburbs), 26.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 308 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
None 236 8.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,063 37.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,055 37.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 368 13.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 92 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Airport West (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 45.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 54.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 33 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Airport West (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 45.8%) were male and 13 (or 54.2%) 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 Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Airport West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Airport West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Airport West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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