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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Hoppers Crossing

Code SSC20637 (SSC)
People 37,598
Male 18,642
Female 18,956
Median age 35
Families 10,255
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 13,612
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,299
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Total 37,598 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 18,642 49.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 18,956 50.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 238 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 37,598 people in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,434 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,579 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,743 7.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,157 8.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,860 7.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,448 6.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,494 6.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,603 6.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,864 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,957 7.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,866 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,351 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,038 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,255 3.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 793 2.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 538 1.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 374 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 242 0.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,412 51.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 994 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,205 7.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,074 3.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 10,161 34.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 14,362 51.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,963 7.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,540 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 508 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,009 16.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 796 6.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 440 3.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,683 13.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 946 7.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 503 4.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 832 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,364 11.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 504 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,606 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,191 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) 32.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 25.7% in secondary school and 18.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 23,938 63.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 16,660 47.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,454 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,669 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 14,435 41.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 41.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,624 60.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,289 27.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,069 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,219 6.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,201 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 19,201 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,856 10.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,624 9.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,811 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,963 22.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,657 42.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 548 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,416 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,299 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) was $548.

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

Unpaid work Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 20,039 67.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,604 28.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,231 10.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,821 12.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hoppers Crossing (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, 28.8% 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, 12.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,561 22.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,201 24.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,330 11.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,946 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,985 29.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,333 52.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,805 17.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 132 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 52.0% were couple families with children, 29.1% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs) 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,911 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,160 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,160 and those without children was $1,911.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,775 21.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 244 2.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,750 21.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,793 21.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 449 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,327 16.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 519 6.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 462 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 21.0% 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 Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 12,318 94.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 782 6.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 94.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,172 90.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 697 5.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 444 3.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 90.7% were separate houses, 5.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 21 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 89 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 834 6.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,189 58.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,995 32.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 187 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 58.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,981 32.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,513 44.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,496 20.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 56 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 271 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 32.3% were owned outright, 44.8% were owned with a mortgage and 20.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,945 80.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,095 17.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 276 2.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.7% were family households, 17.0% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.1% 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 Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
None 635 5.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,933 31.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,757 38.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,653 21.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 340 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.5% 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 Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 236 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 123 52.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 113 47.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), there were 236 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 123 (or 52.1%) were male and 113 (or 47.9%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,102 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,102.

Mortgage and rent Hoppers Crossing % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,088 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Hoppers Crossing (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,088.

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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