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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cairnlea

Code SSC20230 (SSC)
People 8,839
Male 4,434
Female 4,405
Median age 31
Families 2,323
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,623
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,535
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $328
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,839 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,434 50.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,405 49.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 11 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,839 people in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 737 8.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 749 8.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 696 7.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 671 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 625 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 688 7.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 750 8.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 873 9.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 756 8.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 620 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 566 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 449 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 310 3.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 161 1.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 77 0.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 47 0.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 0.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 25 0.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,652 54.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 207 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 392 5.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 153 2.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,260 33.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,407 53.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 298 4.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,635 41.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 173 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 531 17.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 231 7.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 74 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 401 13.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 218 7.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 89 2.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 186 6.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 411 13.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 100 3.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 671 21.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,085 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs) 34.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,950 44.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,812 83.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 287 3.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 231 2.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 857 10.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 10.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 83.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,684 61.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,037 23.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 297 6.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 319 7.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,337 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,337 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cairnlea (State Suburbs). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 23.9% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 378 9.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 302 7.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 355 8.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 951 23.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,735 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 555 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,497 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,535 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cairnlea (State Suburbs) was $555.

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

Unpaid work Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,844 57.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,050 30.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 654 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 529 7.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.8% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 7.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,442 21.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,338 20.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 563 8.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 504 7.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 20.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 434 18.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,454 62.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 396 17.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 39 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 62.6% were couple families with children, 18.7% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,073 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,114 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,114 and those without children was $2,073.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 497 26.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 329 17.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 381 20.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 112 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 264 14.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 147 7.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 104 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 17.5% 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 Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,429 95.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 112 4.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 95.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,211 91.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 213 8.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.1 250,493 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 Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 91.1% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 0.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 887 36.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,463 60.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.1% had 1 bedroom, 0.9% had 2 bedrooms and 36.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 510 21.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,531 63.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 311 12.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 21.0% were owned outright, 63.1% were owned with a mortgage and 12.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,154 88.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 233 9.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.8% were family households, 9.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 15.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.5% 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 Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 328 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 73.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 26.6 -- 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 Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
None 64 2.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 565 23.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,114 45.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 619 25.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 64 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), 23.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.5% 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 Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 30.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 69.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cairnlea (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 30.8%) were male and 9 (or 69.2%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 966 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $966.

Mortgage and rent Cairnlea % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cairnlea (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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