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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Pakenham

Code SSC21063 (SSC)
People 33,999
Male 16,501
Female 17,498
Median age 30
Families 9,256
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 13,253
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,229
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,777
Median weekly rent $291
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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Total 33,999 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,501 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,498 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 247 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 33,999 people in Pakenham (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,526 10.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,766 8.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,279 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,125 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,437 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,308 9.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,967 8.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,694 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,404 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,921 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,523 4.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,366 4.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,293 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,095 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 801 2.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 608 1.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 478 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 409 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pakenham (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 12,195 48.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 976 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,251 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,100 4.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,904 35.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pakenham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pakenham (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 11,322 48.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,336 14.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,869 37.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pakenham (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 836 8.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,268 22.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 499 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 472 4.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,238 12.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 266 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 529 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 894 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 704 6.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 369 3.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,099 20.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,174 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pakenham (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 25,901 76.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,964 28.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,588 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,976 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,477 57.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), 57.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,721 63.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,255 25.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 873 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 926 5.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,775 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,775 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pakenham (State Suburbs). Of these 63.9% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,486 9.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,294 8.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,480 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,210 20.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,504 47.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pakenham (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pakenham (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 603 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,384 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,229 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pakenham (State Suburbs) was $603.

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

Unpaid work Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 18,280 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,030 35.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,590 10.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,366 13.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.5% provided care for children and 10.2% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,915 23.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,726 26.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,917 11.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,722 10.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pakenham (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,120 33.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,328 46.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,672 18.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 135 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pakenham (State Suburbs), 46.8% were couple families with children, 33.7% were couple families without children and 18.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Pakenham (State Suburbs) 13.4% of single parents were male and 86.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,907 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,931 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,931 and those without children was $1,907.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,751 23.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 183 2.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,739 23.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,542 20.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 295 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,098 14.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 475 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 364 4.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 23.4% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,770 91.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,074 8.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,383 88.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 757 6.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 576 4.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 55 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pakenham (State Suburbs), 88.2% were separate houses, 6.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 89 0.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,221 10.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,053 51.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,237 36.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 155 1.3 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 10.4% had 2 bedrooms and 51.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,232 19.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,727 48.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,375 28.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 205 1.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 233 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pakenham (State Suburbs), 19.0% were owned outright, 48.6% were owned with a mortgage and 28.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,067 77.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,307 19.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 398 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.0% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 291 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,777 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.8 -- 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
None 496 4.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,016 34.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,074 43.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,895 16.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 289 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.1% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 247 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 116 47.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 131 53.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pakenham (State Suburbs), there were 247 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 116 (or 47.0%) were male and 131 (or 53.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pakenham % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,028 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,028.

Mortgage and rent Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Pakenham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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