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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Croydon South

Code SSC20357 (SSC)
People 4,532
Male 2,179
Female 2,353
Median age 37
Families 1,289
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,761
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,338
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,532 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,179 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,353 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 12 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,532 people in Croydon South (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 332 7.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 268 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 276 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 268 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 298 6.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 318 7.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 373 8.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 362 8.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 326 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 324 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 267 5.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 249 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 276 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 213 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 161 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 114 2.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 58 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 47 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Croydon South (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,849 50.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 97 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 323 8.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 153 4.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,236 33.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Croydon South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Croydon South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,753 50.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 330 9.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,358 39.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 90 7.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 288 23.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 3.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 3.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 205 17.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 2.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 122 10.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 137 11.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 38 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 187 15.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,208 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Croydon South (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 22.1% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,549 78.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,126 26.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 381 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 253 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,577 59.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), 59.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,486 60.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 684 28.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 151 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 121 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,442 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,442 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Croydon South (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 28.0% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 221 9.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 236 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 220 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 484 20.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,006 43.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Croydon South (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Croydon South (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 605 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,553 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,338 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Croydon South (State Suburbs) was $605.

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

Unpaid work Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,784 76.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,161 31.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 441 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 670 18.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 903 24.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,024 28.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 453 12.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 402 11.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Croydon South (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 446 34.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 607 47.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 206 16.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 2.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Croydon South (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Croydon South (State Suburbs) 12.6% of single parents were male and 87.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,108 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,105 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,105 and those without children was $2,108.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 230 21.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 262 24.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 17.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 4.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 198 18.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 71 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 2.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 24.9% 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 Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,641 95.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 86 5.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,593 97.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 24 1.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 20 1.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon South (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 1.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 125 7.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,017 61.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 466 28.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 61.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 553 33.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 766 46.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 292 17.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon South (State Suburbs), 33.7% were owned outright, 46.7% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,261 76.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 335 20.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 44 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.9% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), 18.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.4% 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 Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
None 68 4.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 482 29.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 766 46.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 292 17.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.8% 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 Croydon South % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 38.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 61.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Croydon South (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 38.5%) were male and 8 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Croydon South % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,625 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Croydon South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

Mortgage and rent Croydon South % 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 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Croydon South (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 $2,167.

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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