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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Box Hill (Vic.)

Code SSC20168 (SSC)
People 9,672
Male 4,759
Female 4,913
Median age 32
Families 2,250
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,310
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,023
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,672 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,759 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,913 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,672 people in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 420 4.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 385 4.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 395 4.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 572 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,496 15.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,197 12.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 779 8.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 638 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 614 6.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 521 5.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 583 6.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 425 4.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 317 3.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 255 2.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 242 2.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 255 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 251 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 325 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,498 41.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 174 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 545 6.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 485 5.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,770 44.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.3% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,962 40.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 572 7.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,808 51.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 126 3.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 335 8.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 118 3.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 1.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 248 6.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 98 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 131 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 400 10.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,254 32.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 162 4.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 931 24.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,842 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 39.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.8% were in primary school, 12.4% in secondary school and 43.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,153 42.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,299 60.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 409 4.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 309 3.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,731 31.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,574 54.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,550 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 256 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 372 7.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,752 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,752 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 567 13.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 549 12.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 438 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 844 19.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,727 39.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 30 years.

Occupation Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 453 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,368 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,023 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $453.

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

Unpaid work Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,008 59.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,531 18.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 730 8.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,306 15.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.1% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,920 22.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,893 22.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 756 8.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 441 5.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 911 40.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 896 39.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 340 15.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 102 4.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 40.5% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,757 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,630 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,630 and those without children was $1,757.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 373 20.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 98 5.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 383 21.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 292 16.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 122 6.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 344 19.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 98 5.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 100 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 21.2% 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,621 90.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 363 9.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,332 36.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,237 34.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,041 28.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.8% were separate houses, 34.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 75 2.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 362 10.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,568 43.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 987 27.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 550 15.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 75 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.0% had 1 bedroom, 43.4% had 2 bedrooms and 27.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 885 24.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 797 22.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,780 49.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 63 1.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 94 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.5% were owned outright, 22.0% were owned with a mortgage and 49.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,185 60.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,096 30.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 336 9.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.4% were family households, 30.3% were single person households and 9.3% were group households.

Household income Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.4% 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 24.6 -- 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 773 21.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,554 42.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 924 25.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 255 7.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % 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 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Box Hill (Vic.) (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 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,343 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,343.

Mortgage and rent Box Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 177 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Box Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $177 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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