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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Main Ridge

Code SSC20829 (SSC)
People 469
Male 230
Female 239
Median age 48
Families 130
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 295
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,395
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,050
Median weekly rent $208
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Total 469 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 230 49.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 239 51.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 469 people in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 3.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 31 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 8.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 41 8.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11 2.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11 2.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 1.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14 3.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 34 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 9.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 50 10.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 47 10.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 40 8.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 6.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 258 66.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 33 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 12 3.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 77 19.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 66.7% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 63 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 19 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 19 years.

Social marital status Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 215 62.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 5.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 112 32.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 3 2.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 22.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 2.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 3.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 13 9.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 23 16.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 6.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 6.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 4.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 33 23.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 142 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 28.9% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 372 78.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 68 15.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 51 11.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 304 67.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 67.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 120 50.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 103 42.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 7.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 240 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 240 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Main Ridge (State Suburbs). Of these 50.0% were employed full time, 42.9% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 18.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 33 13.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 7.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 103 42.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 18.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) was 52 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

Occupation Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 693 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,859 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,395 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Main Ridge (State Suburbs) was $693.

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

Unpaid work Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 314 81.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 137 35.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 55 14.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 134 34.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.3% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 34.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 70 18.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 122 31.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 65 16.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 59 15.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 31.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 61 46.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 58 44.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 11 8.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 44.6% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 8.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,650 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,650 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 19 15.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 10.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 26.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 11.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 8.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 18 14.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 7 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 7.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 10.6% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 171 58.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 120 41.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 58.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 41.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 171 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 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 Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 4.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 4.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 83 49.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 70 41.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 86 50.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 53 31.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 26 15.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 50.3% were owned outright, 31.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 131 78.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 37 22.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.0% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.9% 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 Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 208 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,050 -- 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 Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 2.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 35 20.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 83 49.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 47 27.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), 20.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.8% 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 Main Ridge % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Main Ridge (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Main Ridge % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

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

In Main Ridge (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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