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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Box Hill North

Code SSC20169 (SSC)
People 10,971
Male 5,281
Female 5,690
Median age 38
Families 2,947
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,570
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,223
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,980
Median weekly rent $331
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 10,971 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,281 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,690 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,971 people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 662 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 660 6.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 603 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 634 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 837 7.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 880 8.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 743 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 775 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 876 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 776 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 719 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 560 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 525 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 392 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 396 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 369 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 305 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 259 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,539 50.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 185 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 644 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 572 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,106 34.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.2% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,169 49.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 478 5.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,825 45.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 211 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 606 17.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 178 5.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 402 11.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 146 4.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 108 3.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 306 8.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 749 21.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 133 3.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 518 15.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,423 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 19.2% in secondary school and 30.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,314 57.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,311 50.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 611 5.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 445 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,078 39.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 39.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 50.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,069 55.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,781 32.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 294 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 342 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,486 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,486 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Box Hill North (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 669 13.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 557 10.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 552 10.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 871 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,201 42.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 541 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,518 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,223 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Box Hill North (State Suburbs) was $541.

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

Unpaid work Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,408 70.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,501 27.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,031 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,755 19.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,137 23.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,282 25.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,110 12.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 882 9.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 25.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,001 34.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,377 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 494 16.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 76 2.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 46.7% were couple families with children, 34.0% were couple families without children and 16.8% were one parent families.

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

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,470 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,470 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 439 18.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 119 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 540 22.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 369 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 157 6.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 493 20.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 118 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,129 92.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 323 7.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,138 76.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 619 15.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 373 9.0 250,493 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 Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 76.0% were separate houses, 15.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 57 1.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,017 24.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,109 51.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 881 21.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 61 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 24.6% had 2 bedrooms and 51.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,631 39.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,238 30.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,147 27.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 93 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 39.5% were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 27.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,894 70.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,028 24.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 211 5.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.0% were family households, 24.9% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 331 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,980 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
None 376 9.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,696 41.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,471 35.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 471 11.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 119 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.4% 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 North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 27.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 72.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Box Hill North (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 27.8%) were male and 13 (or 72.2%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,199 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,199.

Mortgage and rent Box Hill North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 344 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Box Hill North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $344 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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