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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Wheelers Hill

Code SSC21463 (SSC)
People 19,105
Male 9,418
Female 9,687
Median age 44
Families 5,628
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 7,128
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,567
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $362
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Total 19,105 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 9,418 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,687 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 19,105 people in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 762 4.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,003 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,108 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,286 6.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,300 6.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 954 5.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 806 4.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,057 5.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,292 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,350 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,341 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,486 7.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,558 8.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,306 6.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 930 4.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 655 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 442 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 468 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,867 60.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 283 1.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 777 4.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 949 5.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,355 26.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.8% were married and 6.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,240 60.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 480 3.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,462 36.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 257 4.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 885 16.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 340 6.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 169 3.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 572 10.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 310 5.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 465 8.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 325 6.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,155 21.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 106 2.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 753 14.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,337 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.1% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 27.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 10,576 55.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,692 57.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,086 5.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 710 3.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,970 32.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 32.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 57.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,688 58.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,114 32.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 524 5.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 416 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,742 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 9,742 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,203 12.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 972 10.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 943 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,517 16.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,172 44.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 583 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,768 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,567 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) was $583.

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

Unpaid work Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,547 71.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,344 26.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,865 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,851 17.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,786 23.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,055 25.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,108 13.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,600 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,021 35.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,929 52.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 610 10.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 68 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 52.0% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,233 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,731 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,731 and those without children was $2,233.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 958 19.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 189 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,076 21.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 764 15.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 299 6.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,179 23.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 239 4.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 248 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 21.7% 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 Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,539 93.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 471 6.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 93.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,157 94.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 98 1.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 280 4.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 94.2% were separate houses, 1.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 40 0.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 376 5.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,322 35.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,718 56.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 1.1 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 5.8% had 2 bedrooms and 35.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,370 51.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,083 31.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 739 11.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 212 3.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 135 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 51.5% were owned outright, 31.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 5,491 84.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 937 14.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 110 1.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.0% were family households, 14.3% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.5% 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 Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 362 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
None 229 3.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,594 24.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,963 45.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,617 24.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 135 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), 24.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% 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 Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 28 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 53.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 46.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), there were 28 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 53.6%) were male and 13 (or 46.4%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Wheelers Hill % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Wheelers Hill (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 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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