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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Ringwood East

Code SSC21145 (SSC)
People 9,748
Male 4,725
Female 5,023
Median age 38
Families 2,550
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,237
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,200
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,748 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,725 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,023 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,748 people in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 682 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 514 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 540 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 517 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 567 5.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 732 7.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 769 7.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 780 8.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 698 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 671 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 596 6.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 509 5.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 503 5.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 445 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 357 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 303 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 273 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 292 3.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,745 46.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 256 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 776 9.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 604 7.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,632 32.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.7% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,376 46.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 651 9.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,205 44.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 172 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 489 18.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 101 3.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 76 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 362 13.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 96 3.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 90 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 245 9.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 385 14.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 104 3.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 556 20.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,676 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs) 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 20.5% in secondary school and 23.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,149 73.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,828 30.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 733 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 553 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,115 55.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 55.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,989 59.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,511 30.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 309 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 208 4.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,017 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,017 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ringwood East (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 30.1% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 576 12.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 453 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 480 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 861 17.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,127 44.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 618 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,560 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,200 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ringwood East (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

Unpaid work Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,931 74.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,235 27.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 970 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,641 20.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,942 24.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,251 28.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 981 12.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 754 9.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 950 37.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,105 43.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 446 17.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 49 1.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 43.3% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,038 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,193 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,193 and those without children was $2,038.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 419 20.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 71 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 524 25.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 340 16.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 351 17.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 146 7.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 102 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 25.5% 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 East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,796 92.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 324 7.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,717 71.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 921 24.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 149 3.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 71.6% were separate houses, 24.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 1.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,187 31.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,664 43.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 817 21.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 59 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 31.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,299 34.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,401 36.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 992 26.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 88 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 34.2% were owned outright, 36.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,510 66.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,156 30.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 128 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 30.5% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 23.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.1 -- 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 Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
None 261 6.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,580 41.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,379 36.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 488 12.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 89 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 45 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 21 46.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 24 53.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ringwood East (State Suburbs), there were 45 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 21 (or 46.7%) were male and 24 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ringwood East % 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 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Ringwood East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 294 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Ringwood East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $294 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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