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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Rowville

Code SSC21169 (SSC)
People 34,145
Male 16,895
Female 17,250
Median age 36
Families 9,494
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 11,372
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,706
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,820
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Total 34,145 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,895 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 17,250 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 87 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 34,145 people in Rowville (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,229 6.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,433 7.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,771 8.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,977 8.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,448 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,664 4.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,897 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,585 7.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,855 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,116 9.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,749 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,995 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,462 4.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,003 2.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 788 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 537 1.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 390 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 246 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Rowville (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 15,562 58.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 619 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,511 5.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 874 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,148 30.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Rowville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.3% were married and 8.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Rowville (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 14,791 58.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,466 5.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,205 36.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Rowville (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 652 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,299 21.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 742 6.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 255 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,787 16.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 927 8.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 458 4.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 765 7.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,464 13.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 250 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,319 12.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,918 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Rowville (State Suburbs) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 29.1% in secondary school and 20.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 22,692 66.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,412 46.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,311 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,560 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 13,548 41.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 41.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Rowville % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,557 61.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,526 29.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 981 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 821 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 18,885 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 18,885 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Rowville (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,157 11.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,695 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,674 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,341 18.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,215 45.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Rowville (State Suburbs), 11.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Rowville (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 634 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,803 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,706 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Rowville (State Suburbs) was $634.

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

Unpaid work Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,567 73.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,518 31.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,733 10.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,248 15.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,789 25.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,881 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,312 12.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,585 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 Rowville (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,486 26.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,795 61.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,124 11.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 90 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Rowville (State Suburbs), 61.0% were couple families with children, 26.2% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

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

In Rowville (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,178 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,343 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rowville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,343 and those without children was $2,178.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,037 24.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 230 2.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,269 27.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,491 18.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 339 4.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,040 12.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 489 5.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 388 4.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,699 95.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 508 4.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 95.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,120 94.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 419 3.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 156 1.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Rowville (State Suburbs), 94.6% were separate houses, 3.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 29 0.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 463 4.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 4,699 43.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5,389 50.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 113 1.1 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.3% had 2 bedrooms and 43.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,309 30.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,748 53.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,322 12.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 133 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 185 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Rowville (State Suburbs), 30.9% were owned outright, 53.7% were owned with a mortgage and 12.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,277 86.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,247 11.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 174 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Rowville (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.7% were family households, 11.7% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 12.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.6% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,820 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.6 -- 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
None 203 1.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,300 21.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,175 48.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,817 26.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 202 1.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Rowville (State Suburbs), 21.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.4% 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 Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 90 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 45 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 45 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Rowville (State Suburbs), there were 90 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 45 (or 50.0%) were male and 45 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,583 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Rowville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,583.

Mortgage and rent Rowville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,709 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Rowville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,709.

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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