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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Seddon (Vic.)

Code SSC21199 (SSC)
People 4,851
Male 2,473
Female 2,378
Median age 35
Families 1,292
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,317
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,561
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,077
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,851 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,473 51.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,378 49.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,851 people in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 425 8.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 218 4.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 173 3.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 156 3.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 329 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 474 9.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 610 12.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 541 11.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 438 9.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 393 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 299 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 219 4.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 167 3.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 106 2.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 106 2.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 90 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 63 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,597 39.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 86 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 329 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 125 3.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,899 47.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.6% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,463 39.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 636 17.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,617 43.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 72 5.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 193 14.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 95 7.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 3.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 136 10.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 321 24.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 59 4.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 326 24.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,331 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.8% were in primary school, 11.6% in secondary school and 34.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,043 62.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,018 44.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 377 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 253 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,872 41.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,806 63.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 740 26.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 165 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,838 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,838 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 230 8.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 248 9.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 268 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 505 18.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,299 47.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 782 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,026 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,561 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $782.

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

Unpaid work Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,977 73.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,099 27.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 390 9.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 669 16.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,053 26.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,222 30.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 432 10.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 265 6.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 523 40.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 551 42.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 186 14.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 2.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.6% were couple families with children, 40.5% were couple families without children and 14.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,531 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,546 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,546 and those without children was $2,531.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 291 27.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 270 25.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 155 14.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 13.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 73 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 53 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 25.2% 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 Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,953 89.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 236 10.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,433 73.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 184 9.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 319 16.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 19 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 73.3% were separate houses, 9.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 144 7.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 761 38.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 840 43.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 161 8.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 36 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 38.9% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 460 23.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 720 36.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 724 37.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 43 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.5% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 37.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,275 65.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 524 26.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 156 8.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 26.8% were single person households and 8.0% were group households.

Household income Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.3% 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 Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.7 -- 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 Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,077 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 311 15.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 931 47.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 553 28.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 108 5.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.5% 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 Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 19 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 36.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 63.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 19 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 36.8%) were male and 12 (or 63.2%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Seddon (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 315 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Seddon (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $315 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $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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