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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Maidstone

Code SSC20827 (SSC)
People 7,750
Male 4,009
Female 3,741
Median age 32
Families 1,788
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,095
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,149
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,903
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,750 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,009 51.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,741 48.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 28 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,750 people in Maidstone (State Suburbs) of these 51.7% were male and 48.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 482 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 390 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 358 4.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 472 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 904 11.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 897 11.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 764 9.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 709 9.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 501 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 446 5.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 388 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 357 4.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 249 3.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 195 2.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 170 2.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 160 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 154 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 152 2.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maidstone (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,513 38.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 215 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 478 7.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 338 5.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,973 45.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maidstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.6% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maidstone (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,162 39.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 495 9.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,821 51.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maidstone (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 100 3.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 256 9.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 149 5.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 1.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 200 7.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 121 4.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 1.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 218 7.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 666 23.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 119 4.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 911 32.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,834 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maidstone (State Suburbs) 36.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.8% were in primary school, 13.1% in secondary school and 31.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,506 45.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,636 68.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 285 4.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 215 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,683 24.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), 24.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 68.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,160 59.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 935 25.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 223 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 340 9.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,658 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,658 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maidstone (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 9.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 359 10.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 348 10.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 227 6.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 694 20.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,465 44.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maidstone (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maidstone (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 459 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,299 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,149 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maidstone (State Suburbs) was $459.

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

Unpaid work Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,768 57.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,374 21.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 590 9.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 767 11.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,425 21.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,378 21.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 536 8.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 430 6.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maidstone (State Suburbs), 21.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 602 33.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 753 42.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 372 20.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 61 3.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maidstone (State Suburbs), 42.1% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 20.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Maidstone (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,105 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,243 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,243 and those without children was $2,105.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 368 27.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 35 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 219 16.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 206 15.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 81 6.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 294 21.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 77 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 74 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 16.2% 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 Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,600 89.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 303 10.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,620 62.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 667 25.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 307 11.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maidstone (State Suburbs), 62.3% were separate houses, 25.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 172 6.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 737 28.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,174 45.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 434 16.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 2.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.6% had 1 bedroom, 28.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 646 24.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 779 30.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,058 40.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 102 3.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maidstone (State Suburbs), 24.8% were owned outright, 30.0% were owned with a mortgage and 40.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,731 66.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 654 25.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 217 8.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.5% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 8.3% were group households.

Household income Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), 27.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.5% 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 Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,903 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
None 338 13.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,045 40.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 838 32.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 273 10.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 106 4.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.5% 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 Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 38.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 16 61.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maidstone (State Suburbs), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 38.5%) were male and 16 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maidstone % 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 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,874 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,874.

Mortgage and rent Maidstone % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Maidstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 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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