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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Attwood

Code SSC20040 (SSC)
People 3,261
Male 1,610
Female 1,651
Median age 35
Families 880
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,078
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,756
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,261 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,610 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,651 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,261 people in Attwood (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 203 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 260 8.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 256 7.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 290 8.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 244 7.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 172 5.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 180 5.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 259 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 305 9.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 298 9.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 290 8.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 175 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 136 4.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 2.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 51 1.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 1.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 0.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Attwood (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,434 56.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 158 6.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 54 2.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 818 32.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Attwood (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.5% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Attwood (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,389 57.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 127 5.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 912 37.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Attwood (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Attwood (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 59 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 193 18.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 94 8.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 4.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 147 13.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 86 8.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 64 6.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 6.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 125 11.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 22 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 161 15.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,065 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Attwood (State Suburbs) 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 27.8% in secondary school and 18.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,399 73.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,409 45.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 246 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 154 5.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,297 41.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Attwood (State Suburbs), 41.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Attwood % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,163 61.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 537 28.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 107 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 72 3.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,879 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,879 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Attwood (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 28.6% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 210 11.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 149 8.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 175 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 356 19.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 809 44.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Attwood (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Attwood (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 668 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,875 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,756 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Attwood (State Suburbs) was $668.

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

Unpaid work Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,733 68.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 799 31.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 278 10.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 268 10.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Attwood (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.5% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 603 23.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 604 23.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 296 11.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 229 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 Attwood (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 205 23.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 566 64.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 100 11.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Attwood (State Suburbs), 64.4% were couple families with children, 23.3% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Attwood (State Suburbs) 12.0% of single parents were male and 88.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,947 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,366 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Attwood (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,366 and those without children was $1,947.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 204 26.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 210 27.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 141 18.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 69 8.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 55 7.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 4.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Attwood (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 27.2% 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 998 96.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 40 3.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Attwood (State Suburbs), 96.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 915 91.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 0.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 70 7.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Attwood (State Suburbs), 91.8% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 7.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 3.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 375 37.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 543 54.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Attwood (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 3.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 322 32.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 562 56.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 89 8.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Attwood (State Suburbs), 32.2% were owned outright, 56.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 854 85.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 134 13.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Attwood (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.6% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Attwood (State Suburbs), 13.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
None 22 2.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 207 20.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 460 46.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 293 29.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Attwood (State Suburbs), 20.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.3% 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 Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 33.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 66.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Attwood (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 33.3%) were male and 10 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Attwood (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Attwood % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 196 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Attwood (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $196 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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