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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Menzies Creek

Code SSC20873 (SSC)
People 911
Male 466
Female 445
Median age 39
Families 260
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 326
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,484
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,928
Median weekly rent $270
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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 911 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 466 51.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 445 48.8 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 911 people in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 63 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 4.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 92 10.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 69 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 55 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 28 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 43 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 67 7.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 81 8.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 78 8.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 77 8.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 73 8.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 28 3.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 19 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 404 56.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 23 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 9.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 2.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 205 28.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 373 57.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 70 10.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 207 31.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 51 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 51 years.

Education Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 14 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 71 24.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 2.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 4.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 13.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 5.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 7.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 37 12.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 44 15.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 293 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.0% were in primary school, 26.5% in secondary school and 20.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 720 78.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 210 24.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 92 10.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 42 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 528 60.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 60.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 278 56.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 165 33.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 33 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 16 3.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 492 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 492 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 68 14.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 59 12.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 41 8.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 59 12.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 215 45.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 638 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,664 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,484 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) was $638.

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

Unpaid work Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 549 77.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 254 35.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 79 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 181 25.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.6% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 147 20.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 214 30.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 109 15.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 80 11.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 91 35.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 138 53.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 30 11.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 53.3% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,020 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,020 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 43 18.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 68 30.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 16.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 7.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 30 13.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 13 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 1.3% had both employed part-time and 30.0% 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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 292 91.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 26 8.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 292 99.0 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 3 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 20 6.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 141 47.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 120 40.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.7 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 36.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 153 51.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 9.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 36.8% were owned outright, 51.7% were owned with a mortgage and 9.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 253 86.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 33 11.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.3% were family households, 11.3% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 14.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.6% 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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,928 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.3 -- 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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 1.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 47 15.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 147 49.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 90 30.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), 15.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.5% 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 Menzies Creek % 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 Menzies Creek (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 Menzies Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Menzies Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Menzies Creek % 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 Menzies Creek (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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