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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ringwood (Vic.)

Code SSC21144 (SSC)
People 16,009
Male 7,693
Female 8,316
Median age 37
Families 4,274
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,107
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,133
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $281
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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People — demographics & education
People Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,009 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,693 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,316 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,009 people in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,117 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 871 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 822 5.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 865 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,024 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,338 8.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,323 8.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,258 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,120 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 950 5.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 906 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 860 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 831 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 718 4.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 513 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 513 3.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 472 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 506 3.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,100 46.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 402 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,290 9.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 981 7.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,423 33.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.2% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,566 45.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,047 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,506 45.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 289 6.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 806 19.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 208 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 2.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 570 13.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 154 3.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 137 3.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 409 9.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 640 15.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 218 5.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 713 16.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,232 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.1% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 24.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,785 67.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,865 38.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,173 7.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 786 5.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,460 48.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 48.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,967 60.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,390 29.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 436 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 426 5.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,219 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,219 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 29.1% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 899 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 750 9.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 741 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,494 19.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,473 44.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 576 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,457 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,133 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $576.

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

Unpaid work Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,529 72.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,617 27.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,449 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,388 18.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,210 24.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,464 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,570 11.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,285 9.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,594 37.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,780 41.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 807 18.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 92 2.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.7% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 18.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.7% of single parents were male and 85.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,087 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,202 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,202 and those without children was $2,087.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 732 21.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 124 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 741 22.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 560 16.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 200 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 647 19.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 195 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 171 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,416 92.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 530 7.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,177 65.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,756 27.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 475 7.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 65.1% were separate houses, 27.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 27 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 286 4.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,063 32.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,761 43.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,185 18.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 94 1.5 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 32.2% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,007 31.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,015 31.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,211 34.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 50 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 132 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.3% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 34.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,197 65.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,995 31.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 225 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.0% 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 Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 281 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 687 10.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,673 41.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,127 33.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 755 11.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 173 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 62 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 34 54.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 28 45.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 62 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 34 (or 54.8%) were male and 28 (or 45.2%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Ringwood (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Ringwood (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,560.

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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