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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Templestowe Lower

Code SSC21325 (SSC)
People 13,152
Male 6,344
Female 6,808
Median age 44
Families 3,755
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 5,101
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,429
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,150
Median weekly rent $366
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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Total 13,152 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,344 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,808 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,152 people in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 714 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 696 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 672 5.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 709 5.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 689 5.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 654 5.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 699 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 909 6.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 990 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 933 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 770 5.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 703 5.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 842 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 877 6.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 841 6.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 595 4.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 406 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 451 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,412 58.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 227 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 617 5.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 940 8.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,862 25.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.0% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,913 58.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 442 4.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,739 37.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 224 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 579 16.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 268 7.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 54 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 411 11.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 198 5.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 131 3.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 212 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 628 17.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 111 3.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 776 21.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,592 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.1% were in primary school, 20.6% in secondary school and 23.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,809 59.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,822 54.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 777 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 529 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,287 34.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 34.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 54.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,711 59.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,912 30.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 344 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 290 4.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,257 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,257 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 754 12.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 588 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 571 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 926 15.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,786 46.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 571 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,682 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,429 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) was $571.

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

Unpaid work Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,800 70.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,095 28.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,357 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,719 15.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.0% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,488 22.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,721 24.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,420 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,170 10.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,403 37.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,832 48.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 458 12.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 64 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 48.8% were couple families with children, 37.3% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,306 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,495 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,495 and those without children was $2,306.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 572 17.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 122 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 662 20.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 490 15.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 217 6.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 821 25.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 186 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 161 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% 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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,636 92.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 359 7.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,897 84.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 524 11.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 206 4.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 84.1% were separate houses, 11.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 0.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 322 6.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,419 52.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,818 39.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 53 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 6.9% had 2 bedrooms and 52.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,364 51.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,474 31.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 666 14.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 25 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 106 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 51.0% were owned outright, 31.8% were owned with a mortgage and 14.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,689 79.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 859 18.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 89 1.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.6% were family households, 18.5% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% 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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 366 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,150 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
None 153 3.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,343 29.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,148 46.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 890 19.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 100 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.2% 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 Templestowe Lower % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 13 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 53.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 46.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Templestowe Lower (State Suburbs), there were 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 53.8%) were male and 6 (or 46.2%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Templestowe Lower % 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 941 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Templestowe Lower (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 $941.

Mortgage and rent Templestowe Lower % 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 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Templestowe Lower (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 $1,517.

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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