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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Baxter

Code SSC20089 (SSC)
People 2,146
Male 1,048
Female 1,098
Median age 37
Families 625
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 893
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,128
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,146 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,048 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,098 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,146 people in Baxter (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 131 6.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 114 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 113 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 150 7.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 153 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 167 7.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 170 7.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 129 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 144 6.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 158 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 173 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 140 6.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 156 7.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 107 5.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 59 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Baxter (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 743 41.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 79 4.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 192 10.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 80 4.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 689 38.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Baxter (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.7% were married and 15.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Baxter (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 696 42.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 223 13.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 736 44.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Baxter (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Baxter (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 30 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 124 22.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 17 3.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 104 19.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 2.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 60 11.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 45 8.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 19 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 111 20.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 544 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Baxter (State Suburbs) 25.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,691 78.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 462 23.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 179 8.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 166 8.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,206 59.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Baxter (State Suburbs), 59.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Baxter % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 697 59.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 344 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 6.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 5.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,180 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,180 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Baxter (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 127 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 97 8.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 120 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 220 19.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 476 42.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Baxter (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Baxter (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 569 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,297 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,128 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Baxter (State Suburbs) was $569.

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

Unpaid work Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,281 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 520 29.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 215 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 233 13.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Baxter (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.2% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 428 24.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 439 24.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 215 12.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 198 11.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Baxter (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 221 35.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 249 39.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 146 23.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Baxter (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 35.4% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Baxter (State Suburbs) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,790 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,913 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Baxter (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,913 and those without children was $1,790.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 96 20.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 2.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 105 22.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 88 18.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 79 16.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 33 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 7.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Baxter (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 830 96.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 4.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Baxter (State Suburbs), 96.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 795 95.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 35 4.2 250,493 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 Baxter (State Suburbs), 95.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 0.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 79 9.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 560 67.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 166 19.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 2.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Baxter (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.5% had 2 bedrooms and 67.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 238 28.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 408 49.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 155 18.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Baxter (State Suburbs), 28.6% were owned outright, 49.1% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 615 74.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 197 23.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Baxter (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.0% were family households, 23.7% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Baxter (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
None 24 2.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 273 32.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 326 39.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 180 21.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Baxter (State Suburbs), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.6% 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 Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 54.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 45.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 6 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Baxter (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 54.5%) were male and 10 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 6 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Baxter (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Baxter % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,375 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Baxter (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,375.

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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