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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Hillside (Melton - Vic.)

Code SSC20632 (SSC)
People 16,326
Male 8,158
Female 8,168
Median age 32
Families 4,378
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,183
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,610
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,885
Median weekly rent $300
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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,326 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,158 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,168 50.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,326 people in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,437 8.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,583 9.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,407 8.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,193 7.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,021 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,074 6.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,349 8.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,648 10.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,563 9.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,211 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 908 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 719 4.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 543 3.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 322 2.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 161 1.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 98 0.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 0.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 0.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,985 58.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 319 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 738 6.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 268 2.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,580 30.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.7% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,681 59.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 689 6.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,927 34.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 408 7.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,205 21.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 489 8.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 261 4.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 762 13.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 313 5.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 263 4.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 298 5.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 513 9.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 141 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 996 17.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,649 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) 34.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.6% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 14.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 11,280 69.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,911 51.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,297 8.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 800 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,429 35.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 35.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,336 62.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,270 26.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 502 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 371 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,479 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 8,479 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 811 10.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 725 8.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 741 9.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,640 20.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,688 45.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 646 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,673 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,610 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $646.

Travel to work, top responses Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,126 68.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,364 36.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,286 10.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,270 10.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.7% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,740 23.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,858 24.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,279 10.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,247 10.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 916 20.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,834 64.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 582 13.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 46 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 64.7% were couple families with children, 20.9% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs) 13.1% of single parents were male and 86.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,067 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,148 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,148 and those without children was $2,067.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 924 24.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 102 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 952 25.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 816 21.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 153 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 347 9.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 279 7.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 171 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,804 95.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 239 4.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 95.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,159 86.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 477 9.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 164 3.4 250,493 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 86.6% were separate houses, 9.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 104 2.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,145 44.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,491 51.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 1.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.1% had 1 bedroom, 2.2% had 2 bedrooms and 44.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,075 22.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,929 61.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 704 14.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 79 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.4% were owned outright, 61.0% were owned with a mortgage and 14.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,253 88.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 488 10.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 61 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 88.6% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,885 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.0 -- 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 101 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,027 21.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,347 48.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,237 25.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 91 1.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 21.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.8% 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 Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 36 56.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 28 43.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 36 (or 56.2%) were male and 28 (or 43.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,666 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,666.

Mortgage and rent Hillside (Melton - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 295 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Hillside (Melton - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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