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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Eliza

Code SSC20939 (SSC)
People 17,248
Male 8,351
Female 8,897
Median age 43
Families 4,792
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,596
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,695
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $354
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Total 17,248 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,351 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,897 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 37 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 17,248 people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 930 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,257 7.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,348 7.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,344 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 765 4.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 410 2.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 510 3.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 978 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,417 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,392 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,297 7.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,196 6.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,213 7.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,048 6.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 747 4.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 567 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 405 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 424 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,444 61.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 319 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 908 6.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 753 5.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,291 24.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.6% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,693 62.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 666 5.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,895 31.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 344 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,043 19.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 213 3.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 438 8.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 445 8.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 197 3.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 876 16.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 268 4.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 626 11.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 109 2.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 919 16.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,478 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) 31.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.9% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 16.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 12,375 71.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,007 30.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,438 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 995 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,890 54.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 54.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,639 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,017 36.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 451 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 269 3.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,376 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,376 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 36.0% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,217 15.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 872 10.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 929 11.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 879 10.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,760 46.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 15.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 661 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,987 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,695 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) was $661.

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

Unpaid work Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,549 76.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,387 32.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,616 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,872 20.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% 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, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,986 21.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,789 27.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,117 15.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,656 12.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,828 38.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,459 51.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 476 9.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 0.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 51.3% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs) 20.8% of single parents were male and 79.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,372 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,740 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,740 and those without children was $2,372.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 752 17.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 188 4.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,161 27.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 649 15.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 242 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 818 19.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 230 5.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 245 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 27.1% 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 Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,819 90.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 601 9.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,377 92.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 283 4.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 158 2.7 250,493 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 Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 92.4% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 52 0.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 517 8.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,315 39.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,861 49.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 70 1.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 39.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,609 44.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,532 43.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 538 9.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 44.8% were owned outright, 43.5% were owned with a mortgage and 9.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,739 81.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,008 17.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 71 1.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.5% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 14.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.6% 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 Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 354 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
None 144 2.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,382 23.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,849 49.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,330 22.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 113 1.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), 23.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% 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 Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 36 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 58.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 15 41.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), there were 36 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 58.3%) were male and 15 (or 41.7%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Eliza % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,200 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Eliza (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,200.

Mortgage and rent Mount Eliza % 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 Eliza (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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