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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ardeer

Code SSC20026 (SSC)
People 2,823
Male 1,431
Female 1,392
Median age 37
Families 694
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,179
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $891
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,430
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,823 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,431 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,392 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,823 people in Ardeer (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 162 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 166 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 153 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 150 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 181 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 251 8.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 7.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 233 8.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 191 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 149 5.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 146 5.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 163 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 162 5.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 102 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 105 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 71 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 135 4.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ardeer (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 933 39.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 101 4.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 225 9.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 211 9.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 868 37.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ardeer (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.9% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ardeer (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 851 41.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 145 7.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,050 51.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ardeer (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 28 3.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 116 13.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 67 7.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 78 9.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 47 5.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 1.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 6.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 75 8.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 49 5.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 335 38.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 867 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ardeer (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.5% were in primary school, 15.8% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,304 46.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,729 70.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 131 5.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 76 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 532 21.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), 21.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 70.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 682 58.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 286 24.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 88 7.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 120 10.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,176 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,176 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ardeer (State Suburbs). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 24.3% were employed part-time and 10.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 75 7.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 110 10.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 107 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 257 24.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 421 39.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 7.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ardeer (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 415 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 990 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 891 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ardeer (State Suburbs) was $415.

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

Unpaid work Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,280 54.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 472 20.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 245 10.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 198 8.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.2% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 433 18.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 424 18.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 217 9.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 210 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 Ardeer (State Suburbs), 18.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 243 35.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 261 37.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 163 23.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 3.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 37.6% were couple families with children, 35.0% were couple families without children and 23.5% were one parent families.

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

In Ardeer (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,825 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,725 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,725 and those without children was $1,825.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 71 14.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 74 14.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 84 16.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 171 33.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 39 7.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 14.6% 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,005 93.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 75 6.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), 93.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 903 89.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 2.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 46 4.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 35 3.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.9 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 185 18.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 609 60.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 126 12.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 41 4.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 18.4% had 2 bedrooms and 60.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 389 38.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 285 28.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 278 27.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 4.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ardeer (State Suburbs), 38.6% were owned outright, 28.3% were owned with a mortgage and 27.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 665 66.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 298 29.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 42 4.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 29.7% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
None 130 12.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 398 39.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 304 30.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 128 12.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 4.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.7% 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 Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 47.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 52.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ardeer (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 47.1%) were male and 9 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ardeer % 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 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), 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 $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Ardeer % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Ardeer (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 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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