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2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Rockbank

Code SSC21157 (SSC)
People 1,349
Male 723
Female 626
Median age 39
Families 348
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 566
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $964
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $172
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,349 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 723 53.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 626 46.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,349 people in Rockbank (State Suburbs) of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 53 3.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 76 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 76 5.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 112 8.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 99 7.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 80 5.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 86 6.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 102 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 92 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 95 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 119 8.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 121 9.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 69 5.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 39 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rockbank (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 497 43.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 47 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 135 11.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 36 3.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 426 37.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rockbank (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.6% were married and 16.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rockbank (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 459 44.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 84 8.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 492 47.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rockbank (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 19 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 52 13.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 3.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 54 13.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 31 7.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 26 6.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 4.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 153 38.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 398 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rockbank (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.2% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 13.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 879 65.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 509 42.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 103 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 54 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 545 45.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), 45.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 374 58.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 176 27.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 57 8.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 639 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 639 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rockbank (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 61 10.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 9.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 60 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 112 18.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 257 42.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rockbank (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Rockbank (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 460 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,152 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 964 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rockbank (State Suburbs) was $460.

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

Unpaid work Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 656 57.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 276 24.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 132 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 103 9.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.2% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 206 18.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 234 20.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 103 9.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 115 10.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Rockbank (State Suburbs), 20.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 118 33.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 157 45.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 66 19.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 2.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rockbank (State Suburbs), 45.1% were couple families with children, 33.9% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Rockbank (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,390 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,143 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,143 and those without children was $1,390.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 40 14.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 16.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 49 17.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 8.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 68 24.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 23 8.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 6.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 492 95.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 26 5.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), 95.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 359 73.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 11 2.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 114 23.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rockbank (State Suburbs), 73.3% were separate houses, 2.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 23.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 3.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 81 16.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 23 4.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 222 45.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 125 25.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 4.5 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 16.5% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 45.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 188 38.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 154 31.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 124 25.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 4.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rockbank (State Suburbs), 38.4% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 327 66.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 150 30.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.7% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.0% 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 172 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
None 32 6.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 157 32.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 138 28.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 129 26.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 6.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), 32.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.3% 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 46.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 53.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rockbank (State Suburbs), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 46.7%) were male and 8 (or 53.3%) 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 Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 974 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

Mortgage and rent Rockbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,567 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Rockbank (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,567.

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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