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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Doncaster East

Code SSC20406 (SSC)
People 27,047
Male 13,017
Female 14,030
Median age 41
Families 7,785
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 10,401
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,356
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $358
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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 27,047 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 13,017 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 14,030 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 27,047 people in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,359 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,398 5.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,679 6.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,832 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,838 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,565 5.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,547 5.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,721 6.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,934 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,046 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,876 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,704 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,632 6.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,491 5.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,291 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 879 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 715 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 539 2.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,042 57.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 412 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,319 5.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,300 5.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,544 28.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.7% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,139 57.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 787 3.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,298 39.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 441 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,390 17.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 337 4.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 153 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,347 17.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 313 4.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 376 4.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 484 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,572 20.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 245 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,135 14.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,793 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.1% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 26.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 14,574 53.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,754 60.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,431 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,003 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,762 29.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 29.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,914 59.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,054 30.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 669 5.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 747 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,384 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 13,384 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doncaster East (State Suburbs). Of these 59.1% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,589 12.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,236 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,236 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,159 17.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,753 45.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 533 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,540 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,356 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doncaster East (State Suburbs) was $533.

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

Unpaid work Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 15,829 70.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,094 26.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,531 11.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,811 16.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 11.2% 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,416 23.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,518 24.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,690 11.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,204 9.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,652 34.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,964 50.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,045 13.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 123 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 50.9% were couple families with children, 34.1% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,222 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,438 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,438 and those without children was $2,222.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,226 18.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 209 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,293 19.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,182 17.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 418 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,568 23.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 324 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 399 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,456 93.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 713 7.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,329 77.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,447 15.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 677 7.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 77.5% were separate houses, 15.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 105 1.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 937 9.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,514 47.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,789 40.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 103 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,437 46.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,877 30.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,889 20.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 68 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 185 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 46.9% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 7,583 80.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,662 17.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 211 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.2% were family households, 17.6% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 21.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.2% 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 358 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
None 417 4.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,987 31.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,097 43.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,782 18.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 174 1.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 38 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 44.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 21 55.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 45 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Doncaster East (State Suburbs), there were 38 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 44.7%) were male and 21 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 45 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Doncaster East % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,666 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,666.

Mortgage and rent Doncaster East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 400 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Doncaster East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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