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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Sale

Code SSC21179 (SSC)
People 13,186
Male 6,240
Female 6,946
Median age 39
Families 3,450
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,041
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $946
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $195
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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,186 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,240 47.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,946 52.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 205 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,186 people in Sale (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 938 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 803 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 862 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 936 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 765 5.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 922 7.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 776 5.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 770 5.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 812 6.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 886 6.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 922 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 823 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 718 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 579 4.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 515 3.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 395 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 407 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 355 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sale (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,079 48.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 383 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 915 8.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 838 7.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,360 31.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sale (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,468 47.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 883 9.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,027 42.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Sale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sale (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 229 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 652 17.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 295 8.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 111 3.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 369 10.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 377 10.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 188 5.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 323 8.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 245 6.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 85 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 770 21.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,644 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sale (State Suburbs) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.0% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,939 83.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,960 15.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 775 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 540 4.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,125 73.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sale (State Suburbs), 73.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sale % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,449 56.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,901 31.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 411 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 332 5.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,093 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,093 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sale (State Suburbs). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 722 12.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 577 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 600 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 963 16.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,486 43.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sale (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sale (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 517 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,255 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 946 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sale (State Suburbs) was $517.

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

Unpaid work Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,508 71.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,033 28.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,275 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,211 20.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% 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, 20.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,119 20.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,728 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,387 13.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,278 12.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sale (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,385 40.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,390 40.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 632 18.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 45 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sale (State Suburbs), 40.3% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Sale (State Suburbs) 13.7% of single parents were male and 86.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,878 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,082 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,082 and those without children was $1,878.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 454 16.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 91 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 629 22.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 429 15.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 143 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 601 21.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 182 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 246 8.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Sale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,252 89.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 589 10.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Sale (State Suburbs), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,420 84.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 497 9.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 298 5.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 37 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sale (State Suburbs), 84.2% were separate houses, 9.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 208 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 904 17.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,600 49.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,407 26.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 119 2.3 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 Sale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 49.5% 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,768 33.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,639 31.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,624 30.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 69 1.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 153 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sale (State Suburbs), 33.7% were owned outright, 31.2% were owned with a mortgage and 30.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,424 65.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,668 31.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 161 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Sale (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sale (State Suburbs), 31.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
None 478 9.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,156 41.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,804 34.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 622 11.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 191 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sale (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 205 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 46.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 110 53.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sale (State Suburbs), there were 205 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 46.3%) were male and 110 (or 53.7%) 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 Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 636 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $636.

Mortgage and rent Sale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 179 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Sale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $179 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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