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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Elmhurst

Code SSC20454 (SSC)
People 419
Male 218
Female 201
Median age 50
Families 117
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 251
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $654
Median monthly mortgage repayments $954
Median weekly rent $85
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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Total 419 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 218 52.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 201 48.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 419 people in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) of these 52.0% were male and 48.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 28 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 20 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4 1.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 1.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 14 3.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 30 7.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 24 5.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 23 5.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 23 5.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 48 11.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 35 8.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 43 10.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 7.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 4.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 50 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) was 50 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 211 61.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 4.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 39 11.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 5.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 62 17.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.0% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 182 59.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 20 6.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 102 33.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 58 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 5 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 23.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 10.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 13.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 7.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 4.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 4.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 29.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 98 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs) 23.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.7% were in primary school, 24.5% in secondary school and 8.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 368 87.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 48 12.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 5.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 302 77.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 77.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 94 52.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 64 35.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 7.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 7 3.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 179 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 179 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Elmhurst (State Suburbs). Of these 52.5% were employed full time, 35.8% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 18 10.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 14.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 25 14.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 15 8.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 78 45.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 58 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 58 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 373 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 794 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 654 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Elmhurst (State Suburbs) was $373.

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

Unpaid work Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 244 70.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 94 27.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 55 15.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 124 35.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 15.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 59 17.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 87 25.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 45 13.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 53 15.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 75 65.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 34 29.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 5.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 29.6% were couple families with children, 65.2% were couple families without children and 5.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 40.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 60.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs) 40.0% of single parents were male and 60.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,281 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,100 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,100 and those without children was $1,281.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 14.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 15.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6 5.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 11.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 39 37.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 9.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 15.4% 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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 176 72.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 67 27.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 72.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 176 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 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 Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 4.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 22.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 81 45.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 50 27.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 22.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 102 57.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 52 29.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 18 10.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 2.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 57.0% were owned outright, 29.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 118 66.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 55 31.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 48.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 48.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 85 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 954 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 2.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 55 31.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 70 39.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 24.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), 31.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.3% 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 Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 76 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Elmhurst (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 76 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Elmhurst % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Elmhurst (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $250.

Mortgage and rent Elmhurst % 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 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Elmhurst (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 $1,083.

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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