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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Burnside Heights

Code SSC20219 (SSC)
People 5,000
Male 2,475
Female 2,525
Median age 29
Families 1,387
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,683
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,649
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $345
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,000 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,475 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,525 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,000 people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 590 11.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 418 8.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 364 7.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 274 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 299 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 604 12.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 712 14.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 486 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 400 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 271 5.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 208 4.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 159 3.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 2.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 0.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 27 0.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 17 0.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 0.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,177 60.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 97 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 197 5.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 1.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,097 30.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.0% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 45 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,065 59.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 299 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,094 31.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 37 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was 37 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 118 7.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 319 20.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 92 6.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 64 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 217 14.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 67 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 98 6.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 153 10.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 54 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 305 19.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,534 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,524 50.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,352 71.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 294 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 184 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 863 18.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 18.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 71.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,737 65.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 583 22.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 164 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 170 6.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,654 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,654 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs). Of these 65.4% were employed full time, 22.0% were employed part-time and 6.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 205 8.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 186 7.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 188 7.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 674 27.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,058 42.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 8.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 709 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,665 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,649 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) was $709.

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

Unpaid work Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,383 65.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,365 37.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 354 9.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 338 9.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.6% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 795 21.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 899 24.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 348 9.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 343 9.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 372 26.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 821 59.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 178 12.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 59.2% were couple families with children, 26.8% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs) 10.9% of single parents were male and 89.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,080 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,107 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,107 and those without children was $2,080.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 369 30.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 242 20.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 266 22.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 53 4.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 93 7.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 99 8.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 3.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 20.2% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,511 93.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 109 6.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,432 94.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 68 4.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.5 250,493 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 Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 1.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 628 41.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 828 54.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.5% had 2 bedrooms and 41.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 144 9.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,044 69.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 283 18.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 38 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 9.5% were owned outright, 69.0% were owned with a mortgage and 18.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,334 88.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 136 9.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 44 2.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.1% were family households, 9.0% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 9.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.6% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 345 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 69.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 30.6 -- 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
None 31 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 371 24.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 789 52.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 279 18.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), 24.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 52.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.5% 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 Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 76.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 23.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 76.5%) were male and 4 (or 23.5%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Burnside Heights % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Burnside Heights (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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