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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Oakleigh South

Code SSC21050 (SSC)
People 9,140
Male 4,558
Female 4,582
Median age 39
Families 2,491
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,489
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,270
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $306
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,140 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,558 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,582 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,140 people in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 519 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 484 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 478 5.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 529 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 643 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 686 7.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 624 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 644 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 657 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 619 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 652 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 564 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 512 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 437 4.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 365 4.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 276 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 285 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 167 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,055 52.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 178 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 500 6.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 466 6.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,462 32.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,777 52.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 360 5.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,032 42.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 157 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 378 14.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 163 6.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 299 11.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 194 7.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 65 2.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 203 7.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 455 17.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 72 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 559 21.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,580 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.3% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 25.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,020 54.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,143 59.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 511 5.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 354 4.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,620 30.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 30.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,750 59.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,322 28.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 269 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 256 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,597 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,597 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 28.8% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 478 11.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 422 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 421 9.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 859 19.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,892 43.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 499 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,468 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,270 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) was $499.

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

Unpaid work Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,185 67.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,957 25.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 863 11.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 975 12.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,854 24.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,808 23.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 832 10.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 690 9.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 820 32.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,284 51.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 341 13.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 1.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 51.6% were couple families with children, 32.9% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,108 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,238 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,238 and those without children was $2,108.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 435 20.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 74 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 436 20.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 339 16.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 97 4.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 474 22.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 134 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,212 94.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 180 5.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,917 90.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 67 2.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 228 7.1 250,493 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 Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 90.8% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 61 1.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 519 16.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,695 52.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 870 27.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 1.8 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 South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,349 42.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,102 34.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 641 20.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 111 3.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 42.0% were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,405 74.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 667 20.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 141 4.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 20.8% were single person households and 4.4% were group households.

Household income Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 24.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.4% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 306 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
None 251 7.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,074 33.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,219 38.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 570 17.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 98 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), 33.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 South % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 52.4%) were male and 10 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Oakleigh South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,237 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Oakleigh South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,237.

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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