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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Riddells Creek

Code SSC21143 (SSC)
People 3,753
Male 1,830
Female 1,923
Median age 39
Families 1,054
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,359
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,637
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,753 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,830 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,923 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,753 people in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 244 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 285 7.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 294 7.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 303 8.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 227 6.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 164 4.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 150 4.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 231 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 325 8.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 346 9.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 308 8.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 279 7.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 256 6.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 144 3.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 79 2.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 44 1.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 38 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,701 58.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 82 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 210 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 78 2.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 861 29.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.0% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,590 57.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 263 9.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 893 32.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 75 6.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 270 23.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 7.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 2.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 180 15.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 6.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 4.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 101 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 130 11.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 32 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 127 11.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,151 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.5% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 20.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,230 86.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 667 18.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 299 8.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 171 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,530 69.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 69.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,240 58.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 686 32.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 135 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 57 2.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,118 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,118 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 32.4% were employed part-time and 2.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 257 12.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 228 11.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 193 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 313 15.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 930 45.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 673 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,837 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,637 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) was $673.

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

Unpaid work Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,376 81.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,024 34.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 388 13.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 734 25.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.9% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 668 22.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 894 30.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 438 14.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 375 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 30.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 357 33.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 585 55.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 103 9.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 55.5% were couple families with children, 33.9% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs) 23.2% of single parents were male and 76.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,164 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,308 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,308 and those without children was $2,164.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 204 21.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 266 28.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 157 16.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 49 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 110 11.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 73 7.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 28.3% 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 Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,240 92.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 95 7.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,200 96.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 33 2.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 96.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 77 6.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 527 42.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 619 50.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 0.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 6.2% had 2 bedrooms and 42.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 453 36.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 658 53.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 104 8.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 36.6% were owned outright, 53.2% were owned with a mortgage and 8.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,036 83.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 185 15.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 16 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.8% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 12.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.6% 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 Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 21 1.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 237 19.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 535 43.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 425 34.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), 19.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.3% 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 Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 52.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 47.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 52.9%) were male and 8 (or 47.1%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Riddells Creek % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,133 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,133.

Mortgage and rent Riddells Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,817 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Riddells Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,817.

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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