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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Swifts Creek

Code SSC21291 (SSC)
People 419
Male 216
Female 203
Median age 47
Families 117
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 266
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $773
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $65
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 419 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 216 51.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 203 48.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 419 people in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 24 5.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 4.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 8.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 31 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9 2.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 2.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 3.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 4.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 32 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 39 9.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 47 11.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 28 6.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 33 7.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 16 3.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 160 46.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 51 14.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 21 6.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 106 30.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.5% were married and 16.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 84 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 151 51.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 48 16.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 97 32.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 47 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 53 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 47 years.

Education Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 8 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 29 24.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 26.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 3.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 6.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15 12.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 22 18.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 121 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.8% were in primary school, 31.4% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 353 84.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 50 12.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 31 7.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 24 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 291 73.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 73.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 113 56.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 56 27.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 7.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 8.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 201 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 201 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 10.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 17 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 20 11.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 23 12.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 89 48.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) was 51 years and for people who were employed part-time was 52 years.

Occupation Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 395 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 966 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 773 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) was $395.

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

Unpaid work Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 258 74.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 90 26.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 14.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 135 39.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 39.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 64 18.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 82 23.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 14.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 17.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 55 47.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 46 39.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 16 13.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 39.3% were couple families with children, 47.0% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,583 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,291 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,291 and those without children was $1,583.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 17 16.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 7.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 12 11.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 13.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 27 25.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 7 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 14.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.5% had both employed part-time and 11.3% 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 Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 171 66.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 87 33.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 66.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 166 97.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 2.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 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 Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 2.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 6.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 33 19.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 82 47.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 47 27.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 47.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 93 54.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 24.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 30 17.5 515,586 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 7 4.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 54.4% were owned outright, 24.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 120 70.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 51 29.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.2% were family households, 29.8% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 38.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 65 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.8 -- 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 Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 6 3.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 64 37.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 60 35.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 41 24.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.0% 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 Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 67 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 67 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Swifts Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Swifts Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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