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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Brookfield (Vic.)

Code SSC20188 (SSC)
People 6,104
Male 2,997
Female 3,107
Median age 31
Families 1,673
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,166
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,377
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,104 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,997 49.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,107 50.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,104 people in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 530 8.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 424 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 434 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 450 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 478 7.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 555 9.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 499 8.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 428 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 395 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 376 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 356 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 340 5.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 251 4.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 176 2.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 132 2.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 133 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 82 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 64 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,361 50.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 139 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 329 7.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 228 4.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,659 35.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.1% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,200 50.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 509 11.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,626 37.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 86 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 330 18.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 108 6.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 85 4.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 245 13.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 81 4.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 81 4.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 120 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 156 8.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 73 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 429 23.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,794 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 15.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,409 72.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,010 35.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 461 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 269 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,952 51.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 51.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,940 62.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 791 25.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 184 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 179 5.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,094 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,094 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.7% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 266 9.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 236 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 285 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 599 20.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,340 46.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,484 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,377 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,277 69.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,518 32.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 448 9.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 585 12.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.2% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,059 22.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,207 25.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 514 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 498 10.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 548 32.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 825 49.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 275 16.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 49.3% were couple families with children, 32.8% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.4% of single parents were male and 85.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,958 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,144 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,144 and those without children was $1,958.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 331 24.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 2.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 337 24.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 263 19.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 57 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 200 14.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 99 7.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 63 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 24.4% 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 Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,980 94.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 126 6.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,771 89.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 194 9.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 0.8 250,493 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 Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.4% were separate houses, 9.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 33 1.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 175 8.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 694 35.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,039 52.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.8% had 2 bedrooms and 35.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 512 25.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 990 50.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 412 20.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 49 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.9% were owned outright, 50.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,619 81.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 312 15.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.9% were family households, 15.8% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.6% 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 Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 69 3.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 586 29.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 836 42.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 429 21.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 29.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.7% 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 Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 61 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 34.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 40 65.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 61 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 34.4%) were male and 40 (or 65.6%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Brookfield (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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,042 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,042.

Mortgage and rent Brookfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,058 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Brookfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,058.

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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