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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Carlton (Vic.)

Code SSC20259 (SSC)
People 13,509
Male 6,491
Female 7,018
Median age 25
Families 2,035
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,745
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $634
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $341
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,509 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,491 48.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,018 52.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,509 people in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 399 3.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 324 2.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 263 1.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,285 9.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,213 31.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,374 17.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,233 9.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 701 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 458 3.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 394 2.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 358 2.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 387 2.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 368 2.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 261 1.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 192 1.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 136 1.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 0.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 66 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 25 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 25 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 7.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,121 16.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 202 1.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 615 4.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 247 2.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 9,338 74.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 16.9% were married and 6.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,633 16.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,083 10.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,344 73.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 16.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 54 0.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 210 2.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 0.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 49 0.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 201 2.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 23 0.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 0.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 421 5.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4,720 61.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 236 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,689 22.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,694 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 57.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 3.7% were in primary school, 3.7% in secondary school and 66.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,423 32.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,353 70.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 511 4.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 404 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,552 21.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 21.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 70.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,267 52.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,848 29.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 287 4.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 863 13.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,265 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,265 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 52.1% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 13.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 875 16.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 522 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 456 8.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 803 14.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,461 45.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 30 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 26 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 30 years and for people who were employed part-time was 26 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 366 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,298 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 634 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $366.

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

Unpaid work Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,430 59.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,132 9.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 640 5.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,548 20.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 9.0% provided care for children and 5.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,932 31.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,606 20.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 532 4.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 357 2.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 20.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,001 49.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 396 19.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 316 15.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 321 15.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.5% were couple families with children, 49.2% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,402 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,880 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,880 and those without children was $2,402.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 361 25.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 60 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 226 16.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 208 14.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 111 7.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 263 18.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 69 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 100 7.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 16.2% 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 Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,972 89.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 729 10.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 182 3.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,137 19.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,619 77.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 3.0% were separate houses, 19.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 77.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 492 8.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,961 32.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,166 36.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 941 15.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 273 4.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 137 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 32.8% had 1 bedroom, 36.3% had 2 bedrooms and 15.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.8. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 704 11.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 583 9.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,517 75.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 25 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 142 2.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.8% were owned outright, 9.8% were owned with a mortgage and 75.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,018 33.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,712 45.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,241 20.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 33.8% were family households, 45.4% were single person households and 20.8% were group households.

Household income Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 48.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 341 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 51.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 49.0 -- 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 Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 3,357 56.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,841 30.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 472 7.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 93 1.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 205 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 7.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.6% 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 Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 44.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 55.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 44.1%) were male and 19 (or 55.9%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Carlton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 116 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Carlton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $116 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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