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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Tarneit

Code SSC21308 (SSC)
People 21,690
Male 10,806
Female 10,884
Median age 29
Families 5,866
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 7,632
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,563
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Total 21,690 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,806 49.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 10,884 50.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 98 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 21,690 people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,462 11.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,842 8.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,547 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,370 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,615 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,422 11.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,631 12.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,101 9.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,642 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,211 5.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 874 4.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 632 2.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 526 2.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 337 1.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 247 1.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 119 0.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 70 0.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 41 0.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 8,784 55.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 507 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 906 5.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 319 2.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,324 33.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.5% were married and 8.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 45 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,071 54.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,572 10.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,093 34.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 468 6.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,296 18.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 577 8.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 321 4.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 760 10.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 441 6.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 200 2.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 437 6.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 741 10.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 258 3.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,503 21.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 7,002 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tarneit (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 20.0% in secondary school and 16.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 11,850 54.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 11,763 58.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,305 6.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 968 4.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,138 30.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), 30.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7,449 66.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,519 22.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 585 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 700 6.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,253 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 11,253 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tarneit (State Suburbs). Of these 66.2% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 830 7.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 803 7.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 883 8.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,506 23.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,941 46.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tarneit (State Suburbs), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 704 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,630 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,563 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was $704.

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

Unpaid work Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,827 68.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,814 36.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,430 9.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,773 11.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.7% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,503 22.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,221 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,661 10.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,442 9.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tarneit (State Suburbs), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,681 28.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,222 54.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 869 14.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 94 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tarneit (State Suburbs), 54.9% were couple families with children, 28.7% were couple families without children and 14.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Tarneit (State Suburbs) 13.9% of single parents were male and 86.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,091 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,095 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,095 and those without children was $2,091.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,516 30.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 134 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 982 20.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,082 22.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 186 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 432 8.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 323 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 250 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,707 92.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 584 8.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,349 94.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 317 4.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 40 0.6 250,493 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 Tarneit (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 4.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 0.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 312 4.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,586 38.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,675 54.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 103 1.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 749 11.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,904 58.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,847 27.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 70 1.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 138 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tarneit (State Suburbs), 11.2% were owned outright, 58.2% were owned with a mortgage and 27.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,681 84.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 842 12.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 184 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.7% were family households, 12.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), 11.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.5 -- 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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
None 181 2.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,121 31.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,143 46.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,087 16.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 173 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.2% 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 Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 99 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 44 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 55 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tarneit (State Suburbs), there were 99 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 44 (or 44.4%) were male and 55 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tarneit % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Tarneit % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 303 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,188 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Tarneit (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $303 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,188.

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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