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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Essendon North

Code SSC20472 (SSC)
People 2,289
Male 1,121
Female 1,168
Median age 39
Families 552
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,091
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,270
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,289 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,121 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,168 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,289 people in Essendon North (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 124 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 121 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 134 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 106 4.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 143 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 187 8.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 183 8.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 183 8.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 186 8.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 178 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 146 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 139 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 110 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 2.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 76 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 64 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 58 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 83 3.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Essendon North (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 907 47.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 137 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 135 7.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 679 35.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Essendon North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Essendon North (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 806 49.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 118 7.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 701 43.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Essendon North (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 35 5.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 82 12.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 65 9.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 64 9.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 33 4.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 4.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 97 14.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 216 32.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 672 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Essendon North (State Suburbs) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 17.9% in secondary school and 19.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,552 67.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 811 39.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 175 8.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 73 3.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,022 49.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), 49.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 729 62.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 321 27.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 67 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,168 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,168 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Essendon North (State Suburbs). Of these 62.4% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 112 10.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 89 7.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 119 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 189 16.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 545 48.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Essendon North (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 664 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,750 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,270 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Essendon North (State Suburbs) was $664.

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

Unpaid work Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,280 67.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 458 24.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 219 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 257 13.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 462 24.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 459 24.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 194 10.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 168 8.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 225 40.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 249 45.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 72 13.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 45.1% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 13.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Essendon North (State Suburbs) 18.6% of single parents were male and 81.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,276 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,666 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,666 and those without children was $2,276.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 107 22.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 24.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 74 15.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 6.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 78 16.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 31 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 4.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 24.5% 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 Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 901 90.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 93 9.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 424 47.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 123 13.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 353 39.2 250,493 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 Essendon North (State Suburbs), 47.1% were separate houses, 13.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 98 10.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 332 36.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 325 36.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 128 14.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.9% had 1 bedroom, 36.9% had 2 bedrooms and 36.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 287 31.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 271 30.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 312 34.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Essendon North (State Suburbs), 31.9% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 545 60.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 318 35.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 4.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.6% were family households, 35.4% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.6% 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 Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
None 124 13.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 371 41.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 300 33.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 79 8.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.8% 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 Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 27.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 72.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Essendon North (State Suburbs), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 27.3%) were male and 8 (or 72.7%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Essendon North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 298 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Essendon North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $298 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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