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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Pakenham

Code UCL212003 (UCL)
People 32,911
Male 15,946
Female 16,965
Median age 30
Families 8,963
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 12,839
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,223
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,764
Median weekly rent $291
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Total 32,911 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,946 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,965 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 247 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,911 people in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,470 10.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,702 8.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,198 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,028 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,360 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,264 9.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,922 8.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,642 8.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,312 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,843 5.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,437 4.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,276 3.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,198 3.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,048 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 763 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 587 1.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 465 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 398 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,679 47.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 953 3.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,191 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,073 4.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,647 35.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,865 47.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,281 14.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 8,586 37.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 815 8.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,236 22.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 488 5.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 428 4.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,202 12.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 258 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 477 4.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 870 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 671 6.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 364 3.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,024 20.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,833 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.1% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 15.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 25,038 76.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,748 28.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,525 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,917 6.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 17,810 57.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 57.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,379 64.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,076 25.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 823 5.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 901 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,179 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,179 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 64.2% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,418 9.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,236 8.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,421 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,151 20.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,228 47.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 604 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,377 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,223 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) was $604.

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

Unpaid work Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,643 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,785 35.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,492 10.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,171 12.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.8% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,702 23.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,524 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,796 11.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,617 10.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,006 33.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,185 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,640 18.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 132 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.7% were couple families with children, 33.5% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities) 13.6% of single parents were male and 86.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,901 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,931 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,931 and those without children was $1,901.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,708 23.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 166 2.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,664 23.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,498 20.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 285 4.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,056 14.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 454 6.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 358 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 23.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,418 91.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,031 8.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,030 87.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 756 6.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 575 5.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 57 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.8% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 77 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,195 10.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 5,906 51.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,080 35.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 144 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 10.5% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,091 18.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 5,603 49.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,306 29.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 206 1.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 213 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 18.3% were owned outright, 49.1% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 8,780 76.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,252 19.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 387 3.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 76.9% were family households, 19.7% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 291 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.5 -- 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,764 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.0 -- 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
None 488 4.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,956 34.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,944 43.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,751 15.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 280 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.3% 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 Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 246 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 112 45.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 134 54.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 246 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 112 (or 45.5%) were male and 134 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,015 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,015.

Mortgage and rent Pakenham % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Pakenham (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,800.

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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