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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Parkville (Vic.)

Code SSC21071 (SSC)
People 6,193
Male 2,930
Female 3,263
Median age 24
Families 840
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 1,919
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,487
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,193 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,930 47.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,263 52.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,193 people in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 157 2.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 109 1.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 125 2.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,091 17.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,648 26.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 704 11.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 441 7.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 256 4.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 227 3.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 201 3.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 191 3.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 219 3.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 195 3.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 162 2.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 116 1.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 86 1.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 101 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 165 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 24 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 24 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,287 22.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 71 1.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 218 3.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 187 3.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,042 69.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 22.2% were married and 5.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 992 31.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 357 11.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,809 57.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 31 0.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 105 3.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 0.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 0.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 82 2.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 0.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 45 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 66 1.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,627 75.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 55 1.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 448 12.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,503 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 56.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 3.9% were in primary school, 4.0% in secondary school and 76.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,527 57.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,502 43.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 399 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 342 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,490 43.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 43.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,444 44.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,232 37.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 200 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 405 12.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,281 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,281 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 44.0% were employed full time, 37.5% were employed part-time and 12.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 781 27.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 251 8.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 202 7.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 326 11.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,116 38.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 22 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 22 years.

Occupation Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 327 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,990 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,487 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $327.

Travel to work, top responses Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,880 66.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 658 11.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 411 7.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,968 33.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 11.3% provided care for children and 7.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,325 40.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,114 19.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 283 4.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 155 2.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 430 51.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 267 31.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 93 11.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 6.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.8% were couple families with children, 51.2% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,349 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,250 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,250 and those without children was $2,349.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 198 28.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 129 18.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 119 17.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 92 13.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 34 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 7.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 18.6% 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,552 89.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 192 11.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 168 10.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 529 34.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 855 55.1 250,493 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 Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.8% were separate houses, 34.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 55.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 254 16.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 631 40.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 345 22.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 289 18.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 16.3% had 1 bedroom, 40.6% had 2 bedrooms and 22.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 324 20.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 283 18.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 899 57.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 20.9% were owned outright, 18.2% were owned with a mortgage and 57.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 823 53.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 421 27.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 309 19.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 53.0% were family households, 27.1% were single person households and 19.9% were group households.

Household income Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.9% 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.2 -- 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 344 22.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 699 45.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 366 23.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 91 5.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 45.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.9% 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 60.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 14 40.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 60.0%) were male and 14 (or 40.0%) 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 Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Parkville (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 339 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Parkville (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $339 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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