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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Doveton

Code SSC20411 (SSC)
People 8,404
Male 4,284
Female 4,120
Median age 34
Families 2,125
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,263
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $822
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $240
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Total 8,404 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,284 51.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,120 49.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 140 1.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,404 people in Doveton (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 632 7.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 535 6.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 558 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 562 6.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 598 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 692 8.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 640 7.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 575 6.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 536 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 501 6.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 487 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 468 5.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 438 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 316 3.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 296 3.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 262 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 197 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 110 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Doveton (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,970 44.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 249 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 665 10.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 463 6.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,329 34.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Doveton (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.5% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Doveton (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,645 43.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 343 5.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,087 50.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Doveton (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 107 3.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 447 16.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 103 3.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 56 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 400 14.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 64 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 1.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 255 9.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 190 6.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 135 4.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 962 35.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,747 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Doveton (State Suburbs) 32.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.1% were in primary school, 17.9% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,762 44.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,939 65.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 384 5.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 242 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,936 25.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 25.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Doveton % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,751 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 847 26.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 216 6.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 345 10.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,159 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doveton (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 10.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 288 10.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 266 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 290 10.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 793 28.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 963 34.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Doveton (State Suburbs), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Doveton (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 368 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 904 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 822 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doveton (State Suburbs) was $368.

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

Unpaid work Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,540 53.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,512 22.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 738 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 588 8.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,181 17.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,175 17.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 586 8.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 600 9.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doveton (State Suburbs), 17.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 601 28.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 912 42.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 562 26.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 2.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Doveton (State Suburbs), 42.9% were couple families with children, 28.3% were couple families without children and 26.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Doveton (State Suburbs) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,450 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,587 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doveton (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,587 and those without children was $1,450.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 184 12.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 42 2.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 164 10.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 347 22.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 123 8.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 442 29.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 88 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 127 8.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 10.8% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,835 91.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 276 8.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,561 90.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 1.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 230 8.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Doveton (State Suburbs), 90.3% were separate houses, 1.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 99 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 404 14.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,908 67.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 308 10.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 110 3.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 14.2% had 2 bedrooms and 67.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 775 27.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 876 30.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,011 35.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 155 5.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Doveton (State Suburbs), 27.3% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 35.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,037 71.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 684 24.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 114 4.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Doveton (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.9% were family households, 24.1% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 34.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 240 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.7 -- 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
None 335 11.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,140 40.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 809 28.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 365 12.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 185 6.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Doveton (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 142 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 46.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 76 53.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Doveton (State Suburbs), there were 142 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 46.5%) were male and 76 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 549 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Doveton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $549.

Mortgage and rent Doveton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Doveton (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 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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