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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Arthurs Seat

Code SSC20030 (SSC)
People 373
Male 188
Female 185
Median age 46
Families 107
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 231
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,458
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Total 373 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 188 50.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 185 49.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 373 people in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 24 6.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 7.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 3.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 2.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 20 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 5.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 27 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 29 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 37 9.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 24 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 31 8.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 5.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 19 5.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 184 62.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 19 6.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 5.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 71 23.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 62.0% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 61 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 165 62.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 24 9.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 77 28.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 23.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 6.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 10.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 3.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 7.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 15.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 5.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 25.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 115 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.8% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 291 77.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 74 21.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 30 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 21 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 224 64.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 64.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 84 46.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 73 40.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 10.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 2.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 180 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 180 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs). Of these 46.7% were employed full time, 40.6% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 16.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 27 15.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 10.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 67 38.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 16.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 719 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,631 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,458 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) was $719.

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

Unpaid work Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 226 75.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 99 33.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 35 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 91 30.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.3% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 61 20.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 76 25.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 36 12.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 49 16.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 53 50.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 44 41.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 8.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 8.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs) 42.9% of single parents were male and 57.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,374 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,874 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,874 and those without children was $2,374.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 11.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 9.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 21 22.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 12.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 21.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 11 11.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 9.5% 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 Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 134 59.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 91 40.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 59.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 40.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 131 97.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 2.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 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 Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 3.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10 7.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 65 49.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 49 37.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 49.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 63 47.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 50 37.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15 11.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 47.7% were owned outright, 37.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 108 80.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 23 17.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.6% were family households, 17.2% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 27 20.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 76 58.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 23 17.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), 20.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 58.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 73 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 73 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Arthurs Seat % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Arthurs Seat (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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