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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Diamond Creek

Code SSC20393 (SSC)
People 11,504
Male 5,658
Female 5,846
Median age 36
Families 3,171
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,911
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,861
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,504 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,658 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,846 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,504 people in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 690 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 817 7.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 944 8.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,019 8.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 879 7.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 578 5.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 615 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 847 7.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 945 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,018 8.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 966 8.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 720 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 574 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 341 3.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 221 1.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 145 1.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 94 0.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 91 0.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,969 54.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 226 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 576 6.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 290 3.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,991 33.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.9% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,692 55.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 624 7.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,192 37.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 239 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 811 21.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 248 6.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 73 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 661 17.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 275 7.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 123 3.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 275 7.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 500 13.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 100 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 472 12.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,777 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 28.0% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,662 84.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,317 20.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 900 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 575 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,314 65.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 65.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,936 59.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,171 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 323 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 228 3.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,658 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,658 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 808 12.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 707 11.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 654 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 967 15.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,966 46.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 692 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,033 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,861 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) was $692.

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

Unpaid work Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,013 77.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,003 33.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,052 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,767 19.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.2% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,369 26.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,500 27.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,225 13.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 918 10.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 852 26.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,868 58.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 428 13.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 0.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 58.9% were couple families with children, 26.9% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,224 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,505 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,505 and those without children was $2,224.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 607 22.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 89 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 899 33.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 438 16.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 100 3.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 272 10.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 169 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 148 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 33.0% 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 Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,640 94.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 195 5.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 94.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,453 94.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 93 2.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 92 2.5 250,493 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 Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 94.8% were separate houses, 2.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 0.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 249 6.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,654 45.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,677 46.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 0.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 45.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,166 32.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,030 55.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 363 10.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 32.0% were owned outright, 55.7% were owned with a mortgage and 10.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,120 85.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 462 12.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 60 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.7% were family households, 12.7% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 12.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.2% 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 Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 77 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 741 20.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,673 46.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,096 30.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 53 1.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), 20.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.1% 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 Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 35.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 27 64.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 35.7%) were male and 27 (or 64.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Diamond Creek % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,062 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,062.

Mortgage and rent Diamond Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 351 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Diamond Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $351 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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