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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Martha

Code SSC20944 (SSC)
People 17,087
Male 8,226
Female 8,861
Median age 41
Families 4,645
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 7,536
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,415
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $346
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Total 17,087 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,226 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,861 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 49 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 17,087 people in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,143 6.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,322 7.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,284 7.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,115 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 691 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 481 2.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 756 4.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,205 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,501 8.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,253 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,107 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 951 5.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,079 6.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 994 5.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 750 4.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 565 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 467 2.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 424 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,929 59.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 359 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,053 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 840 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,158 23.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.4% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 7,072 59.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 961 8.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,768 31.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 353 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,175 22.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 198 3.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 408 7.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 535 10.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 313 5.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 447 8.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 310 5.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 361 6.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 96 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,143 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,339 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.4% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 12,813 75.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,253 26.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,410 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,024 6.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,333 58.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 58.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,490 55.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,928 35.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 473 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 269 3.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,160 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,160 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Martha (State Suburbs). Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,130 14.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 887 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 914 11.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,005 12.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,486 44.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 617 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,676 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,415 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Martha (State Suburbs) was $617.

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

Unpaid work Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,089 75.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,540 34.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,481 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,665 20.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.0% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,942 22.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,582 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,000 15.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,566 11.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,809 38.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,295 49.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 513 11.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 30 0.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 49.4% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 11.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,108 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,291 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,291 and those without children was $2,108.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 674 16.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 179 4.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,162 28.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 576 14.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 214 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 849 20.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 229 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 224 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 28.3% 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 Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,843 79.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,509 20.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 79.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,252 89.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 454 7.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 137 2.3 250,493 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 Martha (State Suburbs), 89.9% were separate houses, 7.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 519 8.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,825 48.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,387 40.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 1.1 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,203 37.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,664 45.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 785 13.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 81 1.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 110 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 37.7% were owned outright, 45.6% were owned with a mortgage and 13.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,599 78.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,148 19.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 96 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.7% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 18.4% 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 Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 346 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
None 135 2.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,639 28.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,868 49.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,070 18.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 130 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), 28.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% 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 Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 47 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 31.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 32 68.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Martha (State Suburbs), there were 47 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 31.9%) were male and 32 (or 68.1%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Martha % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,224 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Martha (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,224.

Mortgage and rent Mount Martha % 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 2,360 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Martha (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 $2,360.

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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