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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

St Kilda West

Code SSC21257 (SSC)
People 2,845
Male 1,433
Female 1,412
Median age 36
Families 624
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,790
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,718
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $346
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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,845 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,433 50.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,412 49.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,845 people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 110 3.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 92 3.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 91 3.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 61 2.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 199 7.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 407 14.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 395 13.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 286 10.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 229 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 215 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 182 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 183 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 154 5.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 97 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 43 1.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 34 1.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 30 1.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.6% of the population.

Registered marital status St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 747 29.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 264 10.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 2.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,439 56.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.2% were married and 12.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 659 29.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 415 18.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,139 51.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 29.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 31 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 83 11.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 0.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 28 3.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 1.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 60 8.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 193 26.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 30 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 237 32.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 739 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.0% were in primary school, 11.4% in secondary school and 32.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,840 64.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 947 36.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 222 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 161 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,282 49.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 49.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,357 70.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 402 20.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 93 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 69 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,921 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,921 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in St Kilda West (State Suburbs). Of these 70.6% were employed full time, 20.9% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 122 6.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 125 6.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 155 8.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 259 14.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,097 59.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 6.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,104 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,508 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,718 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in St Kilda West (State Suburbs) was $1,104.

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

Unpaid work St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,905 74.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 442 17.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 236 9.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 482 18.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.3% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 904 35.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 727 28.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 166 6.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 113 4.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.4% 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 366 58.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 190 30.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 61 9.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 30.4% were couple families with children, 58.7% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs) 28.3% of single parents were male and 71.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,471 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,349 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,349 and those without children was $2,471.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 199 35.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 20.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 85 15.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 4.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 35 6.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 32 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 7.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of couple families, 35.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 20.5% 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,387 84.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 248 15.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 84.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 171 12.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 239 17.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 972 70.0 250,493 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 St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 12.3% were separate houses, 17.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 70.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 23 1.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 432 31.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 561 40.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 246 17.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 108 7.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 31.1% had 1 bedroom, 40.4% had 2 bedrooms and 17.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 331 23.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 280 20.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 749 54.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 23.9% were owned outright, 20.2% were owned with a mortgage and 54.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 619 44.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 624 45.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 145 10.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), of all households, 44.6% were family households, 45.0% were single person households and 10.4% were group households.

Household income St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.1% 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 St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 346 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 West % Victoria % Australia %
None 261 18.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 735 53.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 307 22.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 67 4.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 1.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), 53.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.8% 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 Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in St Kilda West (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent St Kilda West % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In St Kilda West (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 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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