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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Safety Beach (Vic.)

Code SSC21177 (SSC)
People 3,518
Male 1,692
Female 1,826
Median age 49
Families 998
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,535
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $921
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,760
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,518 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,692 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,826 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,518 people in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 169 4.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 192 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 206 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 182 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 104 3.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 125 3.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 104 3.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 230 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 248 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 221 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 198 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 179 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 280 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 306 8.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 275 7.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 189 5.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 137 3.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 174 4.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,651 55.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 95 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 304 10.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 288 9.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 616 20.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,427 57.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 215 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 845 34.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 52 5.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 17.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 42 4.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 24 2.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 118 11.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 50 5.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 2.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 64 6.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 60 6.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 369 36.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,003 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.4% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,422 68.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,012 31.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 229 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 155 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,783 56.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 56.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 759 54.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 492 35.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 90 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 63 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,404 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,404 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.1% were employed full time, 35.0% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 178 13.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 160 12.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 153 11.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 170 12.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 593 44.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,099 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 921 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $468.

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

Unpaid work Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,960 66.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 759 25.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 344 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 523 17.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 537 18.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 729 24.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 429 14.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 270 9.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 519 52.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 321 32.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 148 14.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.2% were couple families with children, 52.1% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 27.2% of single parents were male and 72.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,007 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,786 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,786 and those without children was $2,007.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 105 12.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 161 19.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 103 12.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 49 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 292 34.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 37 4.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 6.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,343 54.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,130 45.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 54.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 45.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,103 82.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 117 8.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 119 8.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 82.2% were separate houses, 8.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 37 2.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 153 11.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 773 57.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 354 26.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 11.4% had 2 bedrooms and 57.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 562 41.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 368 27.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 376 28.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.9% were owned outright, 27.4% were owned with a mortgage and 28.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 984 73.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 330 24.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 2.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.4% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,760 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 42 3.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 495 36.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 586 43.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 174 13.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.0% 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 Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 20.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 79.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 20.8%) were male and 19 (or 79.2%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,416 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,416.

Mortgage and rent Safety Beach (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,582 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Safety Beach (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,582.

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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