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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Collingwood (Vic.)

Code SSC20324 (SSC)
People 6,467
Male 3,252
Female 3,215
Median age 32
Families 1,392
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 3,438
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,278
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $278
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,467 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,252 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,215 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,467 people in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 407 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 234 3.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 213 3.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 197 3.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 513 7.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,046 16.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 998 15.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 684 10.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 511 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 399 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 323 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 251 3.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 181 2.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 164 2.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 117 1.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 105 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 68 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 57 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,303 23.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 220 3.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 510 9.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 205 3.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,382 60.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 23.2% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,042 22.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 912 19.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,716 58.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 22.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 67 3.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 113 5.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 0.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 87 3.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 51 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 0.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 223 9.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 537 23.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 86 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 959 42.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,247 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 34.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 9.6% were in primary school, 7.1% in secondary school and 33.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,493 54.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,779 50.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 365 6.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 268 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,107 38.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 50.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,368 66.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 794 22.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 154 4.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 242 6.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,558 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,558 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.6% were employed full time, 22.3% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 266 8.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 239 7.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 290 8.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 554 16.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,814 54.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 743 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,715 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,278 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $743.

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

Unpaid work Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,671 65.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 871 15.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 426 7.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 946 16.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 15.5% provided care for children and 7.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,786 31.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,356 24.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 312 5.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 217 3.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 694 49.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 312 22.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 325 23.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 4.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.4% were couple families with children, 49.9% were couple families without children and 23.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 9.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 9.0% of single parents were male and 91.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,698 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,397 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,397 and those without children was $2,698.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 390 38.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 161 15.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 112 11.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 144 14.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 50 5.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 83 8.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 38.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 15.9% 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 Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,745 90.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 294 9.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 350 12.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,218 44.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,134 41.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 35 1.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.8% were separate houses, 44.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 41.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 43 1.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 511 18.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,379 50.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 636 23.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 85 3.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 93 3.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 18.6% had 1 bedroom, 50.2% had 2 bedrooms and 23.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 295 10.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 606 22.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,734 63.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 99 3.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.7% were owned outright, 22.1% were owned with a mortgage and 63.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,378 50.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 966 35.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 400 14.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 50.2% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 14.6% were group households.

Household income Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.7% 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 Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 278 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.7 -- 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 Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 806 29.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,265 46.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 448 16.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 82 3.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 146 5.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 46.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 16.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.0% 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 Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 42.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 58.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 42.0%) were male and 29 (or 58.0%) 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 Collingwood (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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 675 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $675.

Mortgage and rent Collingwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 168 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 563 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Collingwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $168 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $563.

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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