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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cheltenham (Vic.)

Code SSC20283 (SSC)
People 20,292
Male 9,794
Female 10,498
Median age 40
Families 5,520
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 8,780
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,234
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $311
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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,292 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,794 48.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,498 51.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 47 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,292 people in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,303 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,176 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 998 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,118 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,157 5.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,206 5.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,369 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,626 8.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,554 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,406 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,276 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,097 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,093 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 929 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 783 3.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 752 3.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 679 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 769 3.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,420 50.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 399 2.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,415 8.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,294 7.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,282 31.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.1% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,792 50.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,153 7.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,459 41.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 379 6.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 988 18.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 377 6.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 89 1.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 656 12.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 293 5.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 167 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 409 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 799 14.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 154 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,175 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,486 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.5% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 22.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,980 68.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,182 37.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,523 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,076 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,397 49.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 49.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,120 59.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,109 30.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 569 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 435 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,233 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,233 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 30.4% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,131 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 972 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,002 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,653 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,470 45.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,622 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,234 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,165 72.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,732 28.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,898 11.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,671 15.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,070 24.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,474 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,068 12.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,551 9.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,039 36.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,536 45.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 854 15.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 92 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 45.9% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,199 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,420 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,420 and those without children was $2,199.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 930 20.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 159 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,106 24.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 711 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 225 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 930 20.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 266 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 248 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,895 92.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 616 7.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,431 68.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,128 14.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,320 16.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 68.8% were separate houses, 14.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 206 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,249 28.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,743 47.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,561 19.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 122 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 28.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,112 39.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,699 34.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,804 22.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 214 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.4% were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,446 69.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,198 27.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 251 3.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.0% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 311 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 660 8.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,089 39.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,962 37.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 951 12.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 233 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.0% 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 Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 46 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 54.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 21 45.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 46 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 54.3%) were male and 21 (or 45.7%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,416 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,416.

Mortgage and rent Cheltenham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 369 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cheltenham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $369 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,200.

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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