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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Chadstone

Code SSC20279 (SSC)
People 7,821
Male 3,963
Female 3,858
Median age 33
Families 1,993
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,242
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,233
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $330
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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,821 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,963 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,858 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,821 people in Chadstone (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 481 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 325 4.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 300 3.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 416 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 941 12.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 918 11.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 731 9.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 595 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 515 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 446 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 409 5.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 351 4.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 366 4.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 256 3.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 255 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 228 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 169 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 117 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chadstone (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,912 43.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 130 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 461 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 331 4.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,882 42.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chadstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.4% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chadstone (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,629 42.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 490 7.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,101 49.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chadstone (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 106 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 201 8.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 124 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 43 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 188 7.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 125 5.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 53 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 331 13.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 675 26.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 87 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 578 23.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,511 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chadstone (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.6% were in primary school, 14.5% in secondary school and 40.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,736 47.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,645 63.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 399 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 268 3.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,965 27.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), 27.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 63.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,367 57.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,242 30.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 226 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 265 6.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,100 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,100 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chadstone (State Suburbs). Of these 57.7% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 409 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 472 12.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 366 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 785 20.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,579 41.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chadstone (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chadstone (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,458 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,233 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chadstone (State Suburbs) was $508.

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

Unpaid work Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,364 65.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,518 22.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 681 10.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 897 13.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,655 24.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,584 23.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 618 9.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 507 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 Chadstone (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.2% 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 736 36.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 854 42.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 339 17.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 65 3.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chadstone (State Suburbs), 42.8% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Chadstone (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,197 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,354 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,354 and those without children was $2,197.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 387 24.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 76 4.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 286 18.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 234 14.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 6.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 321 20.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 99 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 83 5.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,883 92.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 227 7.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,050 71.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 662 23.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 167 5.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chadstone (State Suburbs), 71.1% were separate houses, 23.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 90 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 595 20.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,538 53.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 597 20.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.6% had 2 bedrooms and 53.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 886 30.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 833 28.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,078 37.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 70 2.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chadstone (State Suburbs), 30.8% were owned outright, 28.9% were owned with a mortgage and 37.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,948 67.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 669 23.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 265 9.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 9.2% were group households.

Household income Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), 25.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.7% 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
None 297 10.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,078 37.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,043 36.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 379 13.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 84 2.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 55.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 44.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chadstone (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 55.2%) were male and 13 (or 44.8%) 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 Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,133 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,133.

Mortgage and rent Chadstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 602 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Chadstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $602 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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