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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Sunshine North

Code SSC21283 (SSC)
People 10,637
Male 5,262
Female 5,375
Median age 37
Families 2,710
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,788
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $882
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,426
Median weekly rent $255
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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 10,637 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,262 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,375 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,637 people in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 604 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 603 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 699 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 695 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 803 7.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 860 8.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 732 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 747 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 718 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 671 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 691 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 615 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 509 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 420 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 387 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 352 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 297 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 233 2.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,026 46.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 309 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 684 7.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 661 7.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,050 34.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,604 45.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 328 4.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,052 50.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 111 3.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 400 11.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 315 8.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 0.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 393 11.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 272 7.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 44 1.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 291 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 492 13.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 175 4.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,016 28.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,542 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs) 33.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.1% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 22.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,197 39.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,887 81.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 267 2.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 232 2.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,301 13.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 13.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 81.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,321 54.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,161 27.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 269 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 491 11.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,242 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,242 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sunshine North (State Suburbs). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 11.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 400 10.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 382 10.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 377 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 954 25.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,364 36.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 980 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 882 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sunshine North (State Suburbs) was $353.

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

Unpaid work Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,702 53.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,893 21.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 871 10.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 691 7.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.7% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 7.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,616 18.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,630 18.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 704 8.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 750 8.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 18.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 731 27.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,257 46.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 638 23.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 84 3.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 46.4% were couple families with children, 27.0% were couple families without children and 23.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,742 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,872 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,872 and those without children was $1,742.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 303 15.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 234 11.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 345 17.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 131 6.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 664 33.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 112 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 127 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 11.8% 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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,419 94.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 198 5.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,912 85.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 357 10.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 136 4.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 85.2% were separate houses, 10.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 69 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 433 12.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,155 63.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 626 18.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 119 3.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.7% had 2 bedrooms and 63.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,470 43.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 956 28.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 790 23.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 25 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 178 5.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 43.0% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,575 75.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 717 21.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 128 3.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 21.0% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 34.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 255 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,426 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
None 386 11.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,230 36.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,062 31.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 558 16.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 184 5.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), 36.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% 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 Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 38 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sunshine North (State Suburbs), there were 38 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 50.0%) were male and 19 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sunshine North % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Sunshine North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 275 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,080 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Sunshine North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $275 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,080.

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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