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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Blind Bight

Code SSC20148 (SSC)
People 1,238
Male 607
Female 631
Median age 35
Families 372
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 462
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,443
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $241
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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,238 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 607 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 631 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,238 people in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 78 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 83 6.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 100 8.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 95 7.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 88 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 64 5.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 80 6.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 94 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 107 8.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 98 7.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 95 7.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 72 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 75 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 3.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 2.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 1.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 478 48.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 37 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 107 10.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 3.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 332 33.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.6% were married and 14.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 466 49.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 128 13.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 342 36.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 16 4.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 98 27.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 8 2.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 74 20.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 1.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 11.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 3.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 3.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 71 19.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 357 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 15.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,031 83.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 215 18.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 100 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 65 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 787 67.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 67.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 449 64.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 188 26.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 38 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 701 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 701 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Blind Bight (State Suburbs). Of these 64.1% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 63 9.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 62 9.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 67 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 154 22.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 291 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 652 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,537 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,443 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Blind Bight (State Suburbs) was $652.

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

Unpaid work Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 718 73.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 327 33.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 133 13.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 138 14.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.2% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 221 22.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 264 26.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 118 12.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 116 11.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 137 36.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 170 45.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 65 17.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 45.7% were couple families with children, 36.8% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs) 21.9% of single parents were male and 78.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,937 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,820 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,820 and those without children was $1,937.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 69 22.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 87 28.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 54 17.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 3.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 10.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 21 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 28.9% 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 432 96.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 3.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 433 100.0 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 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 Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 4.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 266 61.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 141 32.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.2 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.4% had 2 bedrooms and 61.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 25.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 274 63.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 8.3 515,586 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 13 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 25.2% were owned outright, 63.4% were owned with a mortgage and 8.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 363 84.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 56 13.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.0% were family households, 13.0% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.0% 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 241 -- 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.7 -- 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 84 19.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 207 47.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 129 29.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Blind Bight (State Suburbs), 19.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.9% 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 Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 55.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 44.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Blind Bight (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 55.6%) were male and 4 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Blind Bight % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 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 Blind Bight (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Blind Bight % 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 3,222 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Blind Bight (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 $3,222.

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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