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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Macleod (Vic.)

Code SSC20822 (SSC)
People 9,606
Male 4,588
Female 5,018
Median age 38
Families 2,517
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,962
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,419
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,606 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,588 47.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,018 52.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,606 people in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 715 7.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 548 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 465 4.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 503 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 669 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 598 6.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 664 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 800 8.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 763 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 648 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 580 6.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 524 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 479 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 328 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 290 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 326 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 325 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 382 4.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,938 50.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 175 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 577 7.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 607 7.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,579 32.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,637 51.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 552 7.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,892 40.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 186 6.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 406 14.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 222 8.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 65 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 285 10.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 152 5.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 66 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 188 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 644 23.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 72 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 437 16.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,723 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.4% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 30.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,868 71.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,273 36.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 731 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 420 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,586 50.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 50.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,948 60.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,411 29.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 271 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 219 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,849 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,849 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 509 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 421 9.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 486 10.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 829 17.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,115 45.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,884 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,419 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $636.

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

Unpaid work Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,742 72.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,207 28.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 880 11.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,366 17.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,930 24.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,062 26.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 971 12.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 777 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 Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 894 35.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,249 49.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 333 13.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 43 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 49.6% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 19.9% of single parents were male and 80.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,428 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,673 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,673 and those without children was $2,428.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 484 22.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 515 24.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 337 15.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 4.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 404 18.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 142 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 119 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,573 92.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 286 7.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,925 81.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 432 12.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 208 5.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 81.9% were separate houses, 12.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 107 3.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 744 20.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,777 49.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 871 24.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 54 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 20.8% had 2 bedrooms and 49.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,338 37.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,360 38.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 736 20.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 49 1.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 90 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.4% were owned outright, 38.1% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,486 69.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 953 26.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 133 3.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 20.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.4% 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 240 6.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,382 38.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,382 38.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 490 13.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 15 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 44.4%) were male and 15 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,291 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,291.

Mortgage and rent Macleod (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Macleod (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000.

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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