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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cranbourne West

Code SSC20348 (SSC)
People 8,743
Male 4,339
Female 4,404
Median age 29
Families 2,278
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,997
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,204
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,646
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,743 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,339 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,404 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,743 people in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 957 10.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 752 8.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 669 7.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 624 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 597 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 850 9.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 836 9.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 790 9.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 636 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 572 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 418 4.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 322 3.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 250 2.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 1.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 129 1.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 0.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 68 0.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 41 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,902 45.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 240 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 606 9.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 223 3.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,395 37.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.6% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,754 46.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 691 11.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,532 42.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 193 7.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 736 26.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 114 4.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 59 2.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 488 17.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 105 3.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 1.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 223 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 154 5.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 97 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 533 19.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,735 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,656 64.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,666 44.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 614 7.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 374 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,555 43.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 43.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,648 61.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,080 25.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 250 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 320 7.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,298 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,298 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs). Of these 61.6% were employed full time, 25.1% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 342 8.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 324 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 414 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,011 25.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,636 41.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 587 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,260 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,204 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) was $587.

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

Unpaid work Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,157 65.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,314 36.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 593 9.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 592 9.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cranbourne West (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, 36.3% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,399 22.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,483 23.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 614 9.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 661 10.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 551 24.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,195 52.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 498 21.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 34 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 52.5% were couple families with children, 24.2% were couple families without children and 21.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,766 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,701 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,701 and those without children was $1,766.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 387 22.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 395 22.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 435 24.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 90 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 176 10.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 133 7.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 89 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 22.6% 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 Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,774 95.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 122 4.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,711 97.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 57 2.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 97.8% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 129 4.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,814 65.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 778 28.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 38 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 65.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 309 11.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,696 61.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 698 25.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 11.1% were owned outright, 61.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,208 79.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 472 17.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 93 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 17.0% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,646 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.5 -- 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 Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
None 89 3.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 907 32.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,243 44.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 441 15.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 92 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 69 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 50.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 34 49.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), there were 69 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 50.7%) were male and 34 (or 49.3%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,233 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,233.

Mortgage and rent Cranbourne West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Cranbourne West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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