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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Reservoir (Vic.)

Code SSC21139 (SSC)
People 47,637
Male 23,373
Female 24,264
Median age 38
Families 12,462
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 20,405
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $972
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 47,637 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 23,373 49.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 24,264 50.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 510 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 47,637 people in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,999 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,391 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,174 4.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,295 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,399 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4,313 9.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,945 8.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,648 7.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,382 7.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,870 6.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,725 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,341 4.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,228 4.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,991 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,979 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,838 3.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,697 3.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,421 3.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 18,406 45.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,240 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,978 7.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,220 8.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 14,226 35.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 16,769 45.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,394 6.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 17,565 47.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 644 4.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,584 11.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 946 7.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 216 1.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,266 9.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 766 5.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 177 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,140 8.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,301 16.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 612 4.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,928 28.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 13,580 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.2% were in primary school, 16.3% in secondary school and 25.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 26,621 55.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 25,616 58.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,737 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,455 3.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 13,999 32.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 12,431 58.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,010 28.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,291 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,485 7.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 21,217 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 21,217 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,984 10.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,037 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,991 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,450 22.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,982 40.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 434 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,157 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 972 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $434.

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

Unpaid work Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 24,010 59.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,025 22.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,463 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,895 9.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% 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, 9.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 8,170 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,607 21.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,799 9.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 3,434 8.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,499 36.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,230 42.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,354 18.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 380 3.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.0% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,909 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,044 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,044 and those without children was $1,909.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,638 16.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 346 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,593 16.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,586 16.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 569 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,832 29.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 584 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 579 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 16.4% 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,135 92.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,444 7.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 12,970 71.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,385 13.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,719 15.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 51 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 71.5% were separate houses, 13.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 72 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 936 5.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,525 30.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 8,492 46.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,587 14.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 522 2.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 30.5% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,880 37.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,466 24.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,887 32.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 141 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 759 4.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.9% were owned outright, 24.6% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 12,106 66.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 5,179 28.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 848 4.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.8% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.5% 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 2,554 14.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 7,418 40.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,277 29.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,123 11.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 763 4.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.7% 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 512 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 244 47.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 268 52.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 512 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 244 (or 47.7%) were male and 268 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 930 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $930.

Mortgage and rent Reservoir (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 246 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,082 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Reservoir (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $246 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,082.

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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