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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ascot Vale

Code SSC20033 (SSC)
People 13,475
Male 6,600
Female 6,875
Median age 35
Families 3,449
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 6,108
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,447
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $268
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,475 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,600 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,875 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,475 people in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,044 7.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 756 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 584 4.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 573 4.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,115 8.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,292 9.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,269 9.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,196 8.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,135 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 942 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 875 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 744 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 579 4.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 383 2.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 332 2.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 269 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 211 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 179 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,635 41.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 318 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 882 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 518 4.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,739 42.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,198 41.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,205 12.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,670 46.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 228 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 470 11.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 298 7.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 89 2.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 314 7.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 181 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 127 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 330 8.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 839 20.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 152 3.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,118 27.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,146 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) 30.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.7% were in primary school, 15.0% in secondary school and 28.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,764 65.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,317 42.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 900 7.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 570 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,613 45.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 45.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,552 61.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,992 27.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 380 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 430 5.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,354 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,354 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 679 9.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 655 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 668 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,175 17.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,371 48.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 710 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,937 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,447 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) was $710.

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

Unpaid work Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,881 71.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,743 24.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,119 10.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,903 17.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,979 26.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,005 27.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,084 9.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 811 7.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,286 37.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,478 42.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 573 16.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 112 3.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 42.9% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,358 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,893 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,893 and those without children was $2,358.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 774 28.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 95 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 676 24.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 361 13.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 133 4.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 378 13.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 178 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 170 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,289 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 469 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,882 54.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 793 15.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,580 29.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 0.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 54.5% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 29.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 337 6.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,114 40.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,981 37.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 724 13.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 114 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.4% had 1 bedroom, 40.0% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,389 26.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,612 30.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,102 39.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 161 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 26.3% were owned outright, 30.5% were owned with a mortgage and 39.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,392 64.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,497 28.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 399 7.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.1% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 7.5% were group households.

Household income Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 24.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.3% 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 Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 268 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
None 800 15.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,182 41.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,636 30.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 485 9.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 184 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.2% 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 Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 20 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 52.4%) were male and 20 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Ascot Vale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Ascot Vale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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