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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Camberwell (Vic.)

Code SSC20237 (SSC)
People 20,029
Male 9,388
Female 10,641
Median age 41
Families 5,253
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,632
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,122
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $388
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,029 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,388 46.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,641 53.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,029 people in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 984 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,330 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,325 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,496 7.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,415 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,089 5.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 866 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,110 5.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,471 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,542 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,515 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,276 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,248 6.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 886 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 621 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 527 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 530 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 799 4.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,859 54.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 242 1.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 895 5.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,077 6.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,321 32.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.0% were married and 6.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,067 54.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 874 5.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,781 39.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 408 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,106 16.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 367 5.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 299 4.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 475 7.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 386 5.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 802 12.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 264 4.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,568 23.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 117 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 763 11.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,555 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 25.4% in secondary school and 27.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 14,251 71.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,717 34.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,571 8.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,084 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,895 51.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 51.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,971 57.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,491 33.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 495 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 417 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,374 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,374 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 33.7% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,423 14.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,040 10.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,022 10.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,057 10.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,916 49.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 792 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,612 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,122 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $792.

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

Unpaid work Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,430 75.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,668 28.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,063 12.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,071 24.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,398 26.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,404 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,161 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,468 9.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,754 33.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,841 54.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 564 10.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 94 1.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 54.1% were couple families with children, 33.4% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,728 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,329 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,329 and those without children was $2,728.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 966 21.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 191 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,206 26.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 809 17.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 248 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 653 14.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 235 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 285 6.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,872 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 603 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,016 73.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 833 12.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,000 14.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 23 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 73.0% were separate houses, 12.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 14.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 112 1.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,729 25.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,492 36.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,473 36.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 25.2% had 2 bedrooms and 36.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,093 45.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,153 31.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,499 21.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 38 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 88 1.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 45.0% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 21.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,196 75.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,421 20.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 253 3.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.6% were family households, 20.7% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 29.3% 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 Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 388 -- 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 Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 433 6.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,384 34.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,837 41.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,115 16.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 104 1.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 11.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 24 88.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 11.1%) were male and 24 (or 88.9%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Camberwell (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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Camberwell (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 391 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Camberwell (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $391 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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