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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Carnegie

Code SSC20261 (SSC)
People 16,299
Male 7,958
Female 8,341
Median age 35
Families 4,081
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 7,566
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,286
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,015
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,299 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,958 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,341 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,299 people in Carnegie (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 997 6.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 750 4.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 657 4.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 652 4.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,442 8.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,950 12.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,569 9.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,295 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,154 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,005 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 949 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 843 5.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 740 4.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 590 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 510 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 418 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 347 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 429 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carnegie (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,327 45.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 291 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,018 7.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 744 5.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,513 39.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carnegie (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carnegie (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,700 44.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,127 8.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,862 46.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carnegie (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 262 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 598 12.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 197 4.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 150 3.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 265 5.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 194 4.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 208 4.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 384 8.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,318 27.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 195 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 971 20.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,742 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carnegie (State Suburbs) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.0% were in primary school, 14.1% in secondary school and 35.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,575 52.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,431 55.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,005 6.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 719 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,186 33.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), 33.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,550 61.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,556 28.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 434 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 474 5.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,014 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 9,014 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carnegie (State Suburbs). Of these 61.6% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 876 10.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 866 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 811 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,624 19.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,927 46.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carnegie (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carnegie (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 652 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,739 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,286 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carnegie (State Suburbs) was $652.

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

Unpaid work Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,637 69.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,234 23.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,362 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,231 16.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.3% 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, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,729 26.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,680 26.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,308 9.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 918 6.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carnegie (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,724 42.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,753 43.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 445 10.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 159 3.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carnegie (State Suburbs), 43.0% were couple families with children, 42.2% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Carnegie (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,146 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,802 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,802 and those without children was $2,146.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 861 24.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 140 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 793 22.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 639 18.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 175 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 520 15.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 177 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 172 4.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,747 92.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 538 7.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,490 36.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,560 23.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,671 39.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnegie (State Suburbs), 36.9% were separate houses, 23.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 35 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,150 17.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,518 37.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,069 30.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 860 12.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 116 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 17.0% had 1 bedroom, 37.3% had 2 bedrooms and 30.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,924 28.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,844 27.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,794 41.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 149 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnegie (State Suburbs), 28.5% were owned outright, 27.3% were owned with a mortgage and 41.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,031 59.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,238 33.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 476 7.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.8% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 7.1% were group households.

Household income Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.2% 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,015 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,004 14.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,146 46.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,892 28.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 516 7.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 188 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), 46.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.6% 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carnegie (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 50.0%) were male and 16 (or 50.0%) 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 Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,166.

Mortgage and rent Carnegie % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 340 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Carnegie (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 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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