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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Malvern East

Code SSC20835 (SSC)
People 20,066
Male 9,699
Female 10,367
Median age 36
Families 4,988
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 8,198
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,715
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,400
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 20,066 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,699 48.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,367 51.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 20,066 people in Malvern East (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,198 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,289 6.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,232 6.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,282 6.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,981 9.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,446 7.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,177 5.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,300 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,629 8.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,449 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,330 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,138 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,048 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 681 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 566 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 443 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 414 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 463 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Malvern East (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,045 49.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 241 1.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 937 5.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 830 5.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,296 38.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Malvern East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.2% were married and 7.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Malvern East (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,403 49.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 967 6.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,621 44.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Malvern East (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 424 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 987 14.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 387 5.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 356 5.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 231 3.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 383 5.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 695 9.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 363 5.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,049 29.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 137 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,035 14.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,047 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Malvern East (State Suburbs) 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 18.6% in secondary school and 34.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 13,670 68.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,267 38.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,447 7.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,030 5.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,304 48.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), 48.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,022 57.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,417 32.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 530 5.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 518 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 10,487 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 10,487 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Malvern East (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 32.6% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,337 13.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,118 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 961 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,230 12.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,791 48.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Malvern East (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Malvern East (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 706 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,420 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,715 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Malvern East (State Suburbs) was $706.

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

Unpaid work Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 12,015 73.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,513 27.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,883 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,543 21.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,442 27.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,287 26.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,893 11.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,396 8.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Malvern East (State Suburbs), 26.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,648 33.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,651 53.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 543 10.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 146 2.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Malvern East (State Suburbs), 53.1% were couple families with children, 33.0% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Malvern East (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,575 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,190 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,190 and those without children was $2,575.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 918 21.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 163 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,130 26.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 738 17.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 250 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 583 13.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 242 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 279 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,257 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 641 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,560 62.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,160 16.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,494 20.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 39 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Malvern East (State Suburbs), 62.8% were separate houses, 16.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 72 1.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 451 6.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,844 25.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,772 38.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,002 27.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 116 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.2% had 1 bedroom, 25.4% had 2 bedrooms and 38.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,764 38.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,167 29.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,111 29.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 179 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Malvern East (State Suburbs), 38.1% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,943 68.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,789 24.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 525 7.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 24.7% were single person households and 7.2% were group households.

Household income Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.0% 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 Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,400 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
None 752 10.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,532 34.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,813 38.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 973 13.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 186 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 66.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 9 33.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Malvern East (State Suburbs), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 66.7%) were male and 9 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Malvern East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 471 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Malvern East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $471 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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