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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Deakin

Code SSC80024 (SSC)
People 2,783
Male 1,243
Female 1,540
Median age 43
Families 737
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,292
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $2,512
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,632
Median weekly rent $450
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 2,783 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,243 44.7 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,540 55.3 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.4 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,783 people in Deakin (State Suburbs) of these 44.7% were male and 55.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 140 5.0 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 176 6.3 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 179 6.4 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 194 7.0 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 137 4.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 159 5.7 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 131 4.7 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 151 5.4 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 188 6.8 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 176 6.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 209 7.5 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 191 6.9 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 184 6.6 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 137 4.9 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 91 3.3 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 86 3.1 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 122 4.4 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 132 4.7 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Deakin (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,248 54.6 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 1.7 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 124 5.4 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 202 8.8 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 672 29.4 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Deakin (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.6% were married and 7.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Deakin (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,119 55.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 136 6.8 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 750 37.4 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Deakin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Deakin (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 33 3.8 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 104 11.9 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 49 5.6 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 85 9.7 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 47 5.4 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 2.7 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 162 18.5 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 4.3 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 160 18.2 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 25 2.9 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 150 17.1 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 877 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Deakin (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,005 72.0 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 778 29.3 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 212 8.0 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 205 7.7 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,463 55.0 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Deakin (State Suburbs), 55.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 878 63.3 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 369 26.6 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 104 7.5 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 35 2.5 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,386 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,386 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Deakin (State Suburbs). Of these 63.3% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 2.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 153 11.4 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 98 7.3 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 121 9.0 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 207 15.4 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 668 49.6 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Deakin (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Deakin (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,152 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 3,016 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,512 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Deakin (State Suburbs) was $1,152.

Travel to work, top responses Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,790 78.3 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 616 26.9 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 287 12.6 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 689 30.1 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Deakin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.9% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 534 23.3 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 728 31.8 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 332 14.5 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 195 8.5 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Deakin (State Suburbs), 31.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 322 43.6 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 326 44.2 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 83 11.2 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 0.9 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Deakin (State Suburbs), 44.2% were couple families with children, 43.6% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.0 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.0 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Deakin (State Suburbs) 21.0% of single parents were male and 79.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,761 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,878 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Deakin (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,878 and those without children was $3,761.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 167 25.6 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 18 2.8 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 130 19.9 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 92 14.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 4.1 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 117 17.9 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 54 8.3 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 7.2 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Deakin (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,071 85.4 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 183 14.6 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Deakin (State Suburbs), 85.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 827 77.1 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 5.4 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 187 17.4 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Deakin (State Suburbs), 77.1% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 5.9 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 164 15.3 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 398 37.1 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 423 39.5 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 2.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Deakin (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.9% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 478 44.6 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 294 27.5 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 251 23.4 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 1.8 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 2.7 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Deakin (State Suburbs), 44.6% were owned outright, 27.5% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 735 68.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 296 27.7 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 3.6 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Deakin (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.7% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Deakin (State Suburbs), 10.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 35.8% 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 Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 450 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 8.0 -- 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 Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,632 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 7.8 -- 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 Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 82 7.7 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 375 35.1 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 444 41.5 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 143 13.4 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 25 2.3 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Deakin (State Suburbs), 35.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 63.6 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 36.4 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Deakin (State Suburbs), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 63.6%) were male and 4 (or 36.4%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Deakin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Deakin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 520 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Deakin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $520 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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