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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Dromana

Code SSC20413 (SSC)
People 5,126
Male 2,528
Female 2,598
Median age 49
Families 1,447
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,197
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $878
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,126 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,528 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,598 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,126 people in Dromana (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 250 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 241 4.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 242 4.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 221 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 187 3.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 239 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 299 5.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 335 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 322 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 339 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 355 6.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 448 8.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 424 8.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 327 6.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 241 4.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 219 4.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 160 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dromana (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,119 48.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 194 4.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 570 13.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 294 6.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,189 27.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dromana (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 17.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dromana (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,890 48.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 414 10.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,637 41.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dromana (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dromana (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 72 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 278 23.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 1.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 1.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 176 14.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 52 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 92 7.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 78 6.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 31 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 330 28.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,178 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dromana (State Suburbs) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 14.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,941 76.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,206 25.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 424 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 233 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,960 61.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dromana (State Suburbs), 61.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Dromana % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,198 53.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 774 34.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 137 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 128 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,237 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,237 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dromana (State Suburbs). Of these 53.6% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 296 14.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 212 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 267 12.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 324 15.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 874 41.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dromana (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dromana (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,064 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 878 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dromana (State Suburbs) was $480.

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

Unpaid work Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,107 71.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,120 25.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 521 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 799 18.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dromana (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 889 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,120 25.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 594 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 508 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 Dromana (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 719 49.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 449 31.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 263 18.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dromana (State Suburbs), 31.0% were couple families with children, 49.7% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Dromana (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,802 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,987 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dromana (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,987 and those without children was $1,802.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 176 15.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 208 17.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 151 12.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 90 7.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 389 33.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 53 4.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 64 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Dromana (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,198 53.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,908 46.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Dromana (State Suburbs), 53.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 46.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,813 82.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 130 5.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 215 9.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dromana (State Suburbs), 82.4% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 52 2.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 472 21.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,146 52.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 474 21.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 2.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dromana (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 21.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 932 42.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 567 25.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 604 27.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 81 3.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dromana (State Suburbs), 42.4% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,421 64.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 702 31.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 76 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Dromana (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.6% were family households, 31.9% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dromana (State Suburbs), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
None 120 5.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 833 37.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 869 39.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 297 13.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 81 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dromana (State Suburbs), 37.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.5% 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 Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 51.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 48.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dromana (State Suburbs), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 51.5%) were male and 16 (or 48.5%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 941 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dromana (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $941.

Mortgage and rent Dromana % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 400 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Dromana (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $400.

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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