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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Delahey

Code SSC20382 (SSC)
People 8,443
Male 4,127
Female 4,316
Median age 33
Families 2,196
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,861
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,175
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,511
Median weekly rent $270
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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,443 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,127 48.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,316 51.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,443 people in Delahey (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 527 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 619 7.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 668 7.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 758 9.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 625 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 626 7.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 561 6.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 605 7.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 694 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 683 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 596 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 487 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 357 4.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 266 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 153 1.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 93 1.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 52 0.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 73 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Delahey (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,372 50.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 210 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 457 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 288 4.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,301 34.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Delahey (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Delahey (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,141 51.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 302 4.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,694 43.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Delahey (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Delahey (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 122 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 486 16.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 192 6.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 73 2.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 537 18.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 129 4.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 85 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 193 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 281 9.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 82 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 699 24.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,879 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Delahey (State Suburbs) 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.1% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,052 48.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,818 75.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 431 5.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 236 3.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,271 16.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Delahey (State Suburbs), 16.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 75.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Delahey % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,351 59.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,031 26.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 267 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 311 7.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,960 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,960 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Delahey (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 399 10.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 295 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 342 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 918 25.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,432 39.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Delahey (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Delahey (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 440 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,244 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,175 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Delahey (State Suburbs) was $440.

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

Unpaid work Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,759 56.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,790 27.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 655 9.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 509 7.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Delahey (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 7.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,328 20.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,326 20.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 565 8.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 539 8.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Delahey (State Suburbs), 20.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 478 21.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,265 57.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 418 19.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 36 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Delahey (State Suburbs), 57.6% were couple families with children, 21.8% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Delahey (State Suburbs) 13.4% of single parents were male and 86.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,789 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,912 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Delahey (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,912 and those without children was $1,789.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 383 22.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 52 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 293 16.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 377 21.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 332 19.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 126 7.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Delahey (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,547 93.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 193 7.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Delahey (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,393 93.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 76 3.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 80 3.1 250,493 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 Delahey (State Suburbs), 93.9% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 49 1.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 96 3.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,750 68.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 602 23.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 1.9 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Delahey (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.8% had 2 bedrooms and 68.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 746 29.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,200 47.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 506 19.8 515,586 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 85 3.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Delahey (State Suburbs), 29.3% were owned outright, 47.1% were owned with a mortgage and 19.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,105 82.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 391 15.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 52 2.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Delahey (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.6% were family households, 15.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Delahey (State Suburbs), 23.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,511 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.3 -- 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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
None 122 4.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 815 32.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,010 39.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 518 20.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 83 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Delahey (State Suburbs), 32.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.3% 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 Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 34.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 65.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Delahey (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 34.5%) were male and 19 (or 65.5%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Delahey (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Delahey % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 203 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Delahey (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $203 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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