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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Black Rock (Vic.)

Code SSC20141 (SSC)
People 5,944
Male 2,870
Female 3,074
Median age 46
Families 1,663
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,630
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,742
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $381
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,944 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,870 48.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,074 51.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,944 people in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 294 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 409 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 340 5.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 328 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 283 4.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 190 3.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 241 4.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 319 5.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 470 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 483 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 456 7.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 446 7.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 449 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 355 6.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 215 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 213 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 224 3.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 231 3.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,834 57.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 416 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 305 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,225 25.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,519 57.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 308 7.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,566 35.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 107 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 326 18.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 97 5.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 89 5.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 5.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 64 3.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 192 11.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 64 3.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 261 14.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 31 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 419 24.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,748 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 18.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,300 72.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,604 29.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 477 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 336 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,110 56.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 56.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,666 57.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 984 34.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 138 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 95 3.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,883 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,883 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 391 14.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 321 11.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 271 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 293 10.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,370 49.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 767 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,236 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,742 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $767.

Travel to work, top responses Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,729 76.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,488 30.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 641 13.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,053 21.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,178 24.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,345 27.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 737 15.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 470 9.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 711 42.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 748 45.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 178 10.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 45.0% were couple families with children, 42.8% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,490 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,184 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,184 and those without children was $2,490.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 262 18.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 66 4.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 358 24.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 214 14.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 86 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 299 20.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 72 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 102 7.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,256 89.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 253 10.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,475 65.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 517 22.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 262 11.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 65.4% were separate houses, 22.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 1.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 635 28.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 932 41.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 646 28.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.2% had 1 bedroom, 28.1% had 2 bedrooms and 41.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,057 46.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 706 31.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 445 19.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 46.8% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,645 72.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 558 24.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 55 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.9% were family households, 24.7% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.2% 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 Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 381 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 83 3.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 785 34.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,008 44.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 344 15.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Black Rock (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% 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 Black Rock (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Black Rock (Vic.) % 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 1,066 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Black Rock (Vic.) (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 $1,066.

Mortgage and rent Black Rock (Vic.) % 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 3,900 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Black Rock (Vic.) (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 $3,900.

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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