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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cockatoo (Vic.)

Code SSC20313 (SSC)
People 4,400
Male 2,227
Female 2,173
Median age 36
Families 1,184
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,625
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,305
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,400 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,227 50.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,173 49.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,400 people in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 318 7.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 332 7.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 372 8.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 369 8.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 252 5.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 203 4.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 257 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 387 8.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 393 8.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 377 8.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 368 8.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 300 6.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 203 4.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 121 2.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 68 1.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 0.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 0.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,678 49.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 113 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 309 9.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 81 2.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,198 35.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.7% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,525 49.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 418 13.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,126 36.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 96 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 378 25.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 0.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 322 21.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 1.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 3.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 107 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 110 7.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 41 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 335 22.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,496 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,531 80.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 867 21.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 427 10.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 321 7.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,451 60.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,404 60.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 666 28.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 129 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,308 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,308 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 28.9% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 235 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 206 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 223 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 381 17.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,022 46.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cockatoo (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 Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 598 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,486 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,305 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $598.

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

Unpaid work Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,541 75.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,107 32.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 367 10.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 685 20.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 10.9% 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 781 23.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 911 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 459 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 389 11.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 372 31.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 616 52.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 191 16.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 52.0% were couple families with children, 31.4% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,957 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,932 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,932 and those without children was $1,957.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 225 22.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 26 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 284 28.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 202 20.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 39 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 98 9.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 68 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 4.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 28.8% 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,433 92.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 115 7.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,416 98.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 32 2.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 143 10.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 810 56.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 434 30.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 10.0% had 2 bedrooms and 56.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 319 22.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 918 64.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 155 10.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 1.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.3% were owned outright, 64.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,159 80.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 239 16.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.9% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.1% 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.4 -- 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 30 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 359 25.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 608 42.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 405 28.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 2.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.3% 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 Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 41 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 43.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 23 56.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 44 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 41 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 43.9%) were male and 23 (or 56.1%) were female. The median age was 44 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cockatoo (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,395 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,395.

Mortgage and rent Cockatoo (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cockatoo (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387.

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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