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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Cottrell

Code SSC20935 (SSC)
People 688
Male 367
Female 321
Median age 44
Families 180
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 274
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,268
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $211
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Total 688 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 367 53.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 321 46.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 688 people in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 34 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 23 3.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 45 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 5.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 36 5.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 5.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 54 7.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 34 5.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 48 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 51 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 75 10.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 47 6.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 9.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 350 60.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 16 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 6.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 2.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 162 27.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.0% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 65 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 47 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 298 61.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 31 6.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 159 32.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 8 3.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9 4.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 6.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 4.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 8.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 3.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 5.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 19 8.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 105 47.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 221 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.4% were in primary school, 17.2% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 421 61.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 246 42.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 54 9.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 263 45.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 45.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 171 57.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 93 31.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 7.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 10 3.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 296 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 296 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 31.4% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 28 9.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 42 14.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 22 7.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 145 50.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,237 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,268 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs) was $480.

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

Unpaid work Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 339 58.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 123 21.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 69 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 77 13.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 91 15.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 133 22.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 62 10.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 54 9.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 22.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 69 38.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 97 54.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 6.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 54.5% were couple families with children, 38.8% were couple families without children and 6.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Cottrell % 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 Mount Cottrell (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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,050 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,050 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 15.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 19.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 16.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 6.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 27.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 10 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 203 83.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 39 16.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 83.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 200 98.5 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 1.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 2.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 18 8.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 88 43.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 82 40.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 113 55.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 40 19.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 40 19.7 515,586 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 10 4.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 55.7% were owned outright, 19.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 166 81.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 29 14.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 4.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.4% were family households, 14.2% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 19.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.8% 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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 211 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 1.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 30 14.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 63 30.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 101 49.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), 14.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 49.5% 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 Mount Cottrell % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 53 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Cottrell (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 53 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Cottrell % 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 Mount Cottrell (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 Mount Cottrell % 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 Mount Cottrell (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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