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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cape Paterson

Code SSC20247 (SSC)
People 718
Male 363
Female 355
Median age 48
Families 195
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,010
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,027
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,187
Median weekly rent $245
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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Total 718 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 363 50.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 355 49.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 718 people in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 44 6.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 4.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 4.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 31 4.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 3.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 43 6.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 31 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 51 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 4.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 8.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 61 8.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 6.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 68 9.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 6.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 5.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 1.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 308 50.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 34 5.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 63 10.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 42 6.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 161 26.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 272 50.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 12.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 201 37.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 11 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 17 10.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 25 15.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 3.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 14 8.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 6.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 9.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 12.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 9.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 19.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 167 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) 23.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 23.4% in secondary school and 21.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 583 81.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 133 19.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 39 5.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 42 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 472 68.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 68.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 195 58.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 109 32.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 5.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 3.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 331 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 331 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 9.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 11.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 13.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 48 15.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 146 46.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 518 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,239 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,027 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) was $518.

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

Unpaid work Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 441 72.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 147 24.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 74 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 158 26.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 135 22.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 156 25.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 15.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 59 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 Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 105 53.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 67 34.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 9.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 2.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 34.4% were couple families with children, 53.8% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 35.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 65.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs) 35.0% of single parents were male and 65.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,687 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,824 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,824 and those without children was $1,687.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 19 11.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 9.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 20.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 12.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 3.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 57 33.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 3.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.2% had both partners employed full-time, 9.4% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 307 33.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 622 67.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 33.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 67.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 294 96.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 2.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 96.1% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 45 14.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 172 56.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 79 25.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 56.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 129 42.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 79 25.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 83 27.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 2.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 42.3% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 27.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 191 62.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 102 33.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 3.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.8% were family households, 33.6% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 245 -- 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,187 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
None 16 5.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 125 41.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 119 39.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 37 12.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Cape Paterson % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cape Paterson (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 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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