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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Kilda East

Code SSC21256 (SSC)
People 12,576
Male 6,256
Female 6,320
Median age 32
Families 2,708
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 6,396
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,460
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,039
Median weekly rent $325
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Total 12,576 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,256 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,320 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 48 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,576 people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 824 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 635 5.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 515 4.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 573 4.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 993 7.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,881 15.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,595 12.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,167 9.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 939 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 722 5.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 596 4.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 527 4.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 484 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 272 2.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 244 1.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 191 1.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 210 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 206 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.9% of the population.

Registered marital status St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,464 32.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 210 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 799 7.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 358 3.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,770 54.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.7% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,127 33.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,421 15.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,804 51.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 249 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 244 6.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 37 1.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 467 12.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 69 1.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 47 1.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 482 12.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 253 6.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 867 22.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 205 5.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 959 24.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,879 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.3% were in primary school, 15.4% in secondary school and 28.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,649 60.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,282 45.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,209 10.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 949 8.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,117 35.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 35.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,733 63.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,948 26.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 398 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 329 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,408 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,408 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Kilda East (State Suburbs). Of these 63.9% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 611 8.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 604 8.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 728 10.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,096 15.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,640 51.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 847 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,958 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,460 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Kilda East (State Suburbs) was $847.

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

Unpaid work St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,874 74.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,284 21.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,125 10.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,447 23.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,702 34.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,791 26.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 863 8.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 517 4.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,319 48.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,001 37.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 308 11.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 80 3.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 37.0% were couple families with children, 48.7% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs) 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,421 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,646 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,646 and those without children was $2,421.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 652 28.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 123 5.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 562 24.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 329 14.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 135 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 238 10.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 153 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 128 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,362 89.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 621 10.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 89.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,305 24.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 588 11.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,463 64.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 24.3% were separate houses, 11.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 64.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 65 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,028 19.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,593 48.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,047 19.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 542 10.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 19.2% had 1 bedroom, 48.4% had 2 bedrooms and 19.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.2. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,076 20.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,380 25.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,770 51.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 114 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 20.1% were owned outright, 25.7% were owned with a mortgage and 51.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,678 49.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,044 38.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 641 12.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.9% were family households, 38.1% were single person households and 12.0% were group households.

Household income St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.9% 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 Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 325 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.3 -- 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 Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,039 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
None 921 17.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,610 48.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,385 25.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 300 5.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 146 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), 48.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 25.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 5.6% 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 Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 56.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 22 44.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Kilda East (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 56.0%) were male and 22 (or 44.0%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,312 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,312.

Mortgage and rent St Kilda East % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 306 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In St Kilda East (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $306 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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