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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Helena

Code SSC21253 (SSC)
People 2,818
Male 1,333
Female 1,485
Median age 41
Families 760
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 971
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,752
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,818 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,333 47.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,485 52.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,818 people in St Helena (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 136 4.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 136 4.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 200 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 262 9.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 254 9.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 123 4.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 111 3.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 131 4.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 174 6.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 256 9.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 287 10.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 252 8.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 130 4.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 80 2.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 55 2.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 59 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 70 2.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 3.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Helena (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,255 53.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 61 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 143 6.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 172 7.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 722 30.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Helena (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Helena (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,206 54.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 83 3.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 911 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In St Helena (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 23 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Helena (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 33 3.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 168 20.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 5.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 186 22.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 8.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 63 7.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 156 18.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 75 8.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 842 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Helena (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.4% were in primary school, 33.0% in secondary school and 25.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,378 84.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 675 24.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 220 8.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 136 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,733 62.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In St Helena (State Suburbs), 62.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses St Helena % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 919 56.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 563 34.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 85 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 68 4.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,635 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,635 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Helena (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 34.4% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 208 13.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 177 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 181 11.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 233 14.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 686 43.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Helena (State Suburbs), 13.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Helena (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 582 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,063 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,752 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Helena (State Suburbs) was $582.

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

Unpaid work St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,737 73.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 638 27.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 319 13.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 439 18.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In St Helena (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 601 25.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 606 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 333 14.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 195 8.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Helena (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 199 26.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 453 59.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 103 13.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Helena (State Suburbs), 59.6% were couple families with children, 26.2% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 92.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In St Helena (State Suburbs) 8.0% of single parents were male and 92.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,366 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,588 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Helena (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,588 and those without children was $2,366.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 133 20.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 218 33.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 103 15.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 82 12.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 40 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 3.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In St Helena (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 33.3% 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 923 96.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 3.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In St Helena (State Suburbs), 96.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 914 99.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in St Helena (State Suburbs), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 87 9.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 2.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 363 39.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 430 46.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Helena (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.4% had 1 bedroom, 2.6% had 2 bedrooms and 39.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 357 38.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 391 42.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 125 13.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 3.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Helena (State Suburbs), 38.7% were owned outright, 42.4% were owned with a mortgage and 13.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 752 81.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 163 17.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 0.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In St Helena (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.7% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 0.7% were group households.

Household income St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Helena (State Suburbs), 18.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.5% 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
None 53 5.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 178 19.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 384 41.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 284 30.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In St Helena (State Suburbs), 19.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.8% 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 37.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 62.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Helena (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 37.5%) were male and 5 (or 62.5%) 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 St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St Helena (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent St Helena % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 297 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In St Helena (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $297 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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