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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Surrey Hills

Code SSC21286 (SSC)
People 13,133
Male 6,288
Female 6,845
Median age 39
Families 3,452
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,075
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $2,034
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $351
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,133 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,288 47.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,845 52.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,133 people in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 758 5.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 885 6.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 896 6.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 951 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,007 7.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 729 5.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 645 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 769 5.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,039 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,024 7.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,026 7.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 949 7.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 762 5.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 497 3.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 351 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 293 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 269 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 281 2.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,735 54.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 162 1.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 628 5.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 527 5.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,542 33.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.1% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,263 54.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 595 6.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,893 39.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 291 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 806 18.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 219 4.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 191 4.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 287 6.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 199 4.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 523 11.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 229 5.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,053 23.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 92 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 543 12.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,433 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) 33.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.5% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 28.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,803 74.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,666 29.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,103 8.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 700 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,050 56.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 56.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,048 56.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,409 33.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 345 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 316 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,118 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,118 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 56.9% were employed full time, 33.8% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,000 14.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 753 11.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 652 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 774 11.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,272 48.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 778 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,596 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,034 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) was $778.

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

Unpaid work Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,301 78.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,216 30.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,403 13.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,866 27.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,883 27.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,981 28.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,444 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 991 9.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,066 30.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,958 56.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 371 10.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 57 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 56.7% were couple families with children, 30.9% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,505 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,300 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,300 and those without children was $2,505.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 629 20.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 100 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 846 28.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 539 17.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 154 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 389 12.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 154 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 215 7.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 28.0% 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 Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,601 93.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 336 6.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,071 66.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,126 24.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 383 8.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 66.7% were separate houses, 24.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 94 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,234 26.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,649 35.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,574 34.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 45 1.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 26.8% had 2 bedrooms and 35.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,917 41.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,585 34.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,000 21.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 27 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 1.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 41.7% were owned outright, 34.5% were owned with a mortgage and 21.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,412 74.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,035 22.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 153 3.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.2% were family households, 22.5% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 15.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 27.5% 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 Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 351 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
None 245 5.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,643 35.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,908 41.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 726 15.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 78 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.8% 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 Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 32.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 67.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 32.1%) were male and 19 (or 67.9%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 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 Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Surrey Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 288 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Surrey Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $288 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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