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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Oakleigh East

Code SSC21049 (SSC)
People 5,972
Male 2,970
Female 3,002
Median age 34
Families 1,545
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,367
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,246
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,972 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,970 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,002 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,972 people in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 375 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 285 4.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 270 4.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 276 4.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 663 11.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 614 10.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 524 8.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 503 8.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 440 7.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 347 5.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 299 5.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 221 3.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 230 3.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 223 3.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 223 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 182 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 152 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 146 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,397 47.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 108 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 320 6.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 281 5.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,941 38.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 8.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,152 46.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 314 6.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,183 47.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 86 4.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 242 12.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 81 4.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 24 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 116 6.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 106 5.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 50 2.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 130 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 629 33.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 52 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 356 19.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,872 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) 31.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.5% were in primary school, 14.5% in secondary school and 40.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,840 47.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,670 65.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 307 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 214 3.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,435 25.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 25.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 65.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,767 58.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 905 30.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 159 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 187 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,018 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,018 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 304 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 329 11.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 275 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 554 19.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,211 42.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 519 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,453 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,246 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) was $519.

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

Unpaid work Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,342 66.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,208 23.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 487 9.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 646 12.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,248 24.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,228 24.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 481 9.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 385 7.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 556 36.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 695 45.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 246 15.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 47 3.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 45.0% were couple families with children, 36.0% were couple families without children and 15.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs) 19.1% of single parents were male and 80.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,053 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,282 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,282 and those without children was $2,053.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 274 21.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 58 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 241 19.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 208 16.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 71 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 268 21.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 73 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 60 4.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,112 93.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 160 7.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,331 63.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 199 9.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 576 27.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 63.0% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 1.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 411 19.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,184 56.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 448 21.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 56.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 728 34.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 599 28.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 724 34.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 51 2.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 34.4% were owned outright, 28.3% were owned with a mortgage and 34.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,501 71.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 416 19.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 197 9.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 19.7% were single person households and 9.3% were group households.

Household income Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
None 177 8.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 771 36.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 785 37.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 317 15.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.0% 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 Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 31.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 68.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 31.2%) were male and 11 (or 68.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Oakleigh 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Oakleigh East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Oakleigh East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 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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