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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Doreen

Code SSC20409 (SSC)
People 11,276
Male 5,597
Female 5,679
Median age 30
Families 3,174
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,987
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,793
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $368
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,276 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,597 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,679 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 65 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,276 people in Doreen (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,326 11.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,181 10.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 840 7.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 561 5.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 562 5.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,134 10.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,214 10.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,192 10.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 976 8.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 657 5.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 425 3.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 380 3.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 366 3.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 228 2.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 100 0.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 69 0.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 0.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 0.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Doreen (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,824 60.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 220 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 420 5.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 128 1.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,340 29.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Doreen (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.8% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,590 61.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 938 12.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,991 26.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Doreen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Doreen (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 377 10.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,012 28.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 197 5.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 173 4.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 373 10.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 154 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 184 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 191 5.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 282 8.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 96 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 483 13.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,522 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Doreen (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.3% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,623 85.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,192 20.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 902 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 640 5.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,108 65.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Doreen (State Suburbs), 65.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Doreen % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,074 65.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,581 25.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 365 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 165 2.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,185 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,185 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doreen (State Suburbs). Of these 65.9% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 567 9.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 506 8.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 503 8.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,018 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,058 50.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Doreen (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Doreen (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 798 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,880 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,793 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doreen (State Suburbs) was $798.

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

Unpaid work Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,364 80.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,612 45.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 793 10.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,221 15.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Doreen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 45.5% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,017 25.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,408 30.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,013 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 922 11.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doreen (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 960 30.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,856 58.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 333 10.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 26 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Doreen (State Suburbs), 58.5% were couple families with children, 30.2% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Doreen (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,144 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,175 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doreen (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,175 and those without children was $2,144.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 789 28.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 70 2.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 834 29.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 505 17.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 77 2.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 191 6.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 228 8.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 122 4.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Doreen (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 29.6% 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 Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,554 90.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 368 9.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Doreen (State Suburbs), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,544 99.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 0.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.1 250,493 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 Doreen (State Suburbs), 99.7% were separate houses, 0.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 57 1.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,203 33.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,254 63.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 0.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Doreen (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.1% had 1 bedroom, 1.6% had 2 bedrooms and 33.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 516 14.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,539 71.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 438 12.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 48 1.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Doreen (State Suburbs), 14.5% were owned outright, 71.4% were owned with a mortgage and 12.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,127 88.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 370 10.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 58 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Doreen (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.0% were family households, 10.4% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doreen (State Suburbs), 7.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 368 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 73.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 26.4 -- 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 Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
None 41 1.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 654 18.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,101 59.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 698 19.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Doreen (State Suburbs), 18.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 59.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.6% 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 Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 63 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 30 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Doreen (State Suburbs), there were 63 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 52.4%) were male and 30 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Doreen % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,874 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Doreen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,874.

Mortgage and rent Doreen % 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 2,058 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Doreen (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 $2,058.

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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