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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | Urban Centres and Localities

Bacchus Marsh

Code UCL213001 (UCL)
People 14,913
Male 7,270
Female 7,643
Median age 37
Families 4,077
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,935
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,179
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $223
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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Total 14,913 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,270 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,643 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 156 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,913 people in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,060 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,042 7.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,134 7.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,131 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 891 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 862 5.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 890 6.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 969 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,171 7.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,093 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,021 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 936 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 831 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 624 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 422 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 333 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 267 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 236 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,653 48.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 417 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,091 9.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 667 5.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,849 33.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,291 48.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,096 10.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,442 41.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 241 5.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,046 23.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 157 3.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 156 3.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 591 13.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 226 5.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 334 7.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 226 5.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 429 9.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 135 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 899 20.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,440 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 25.9% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 12,341 82.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,723 19.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,011 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 737 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,616 68.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 68.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,389 60.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,150 29.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 411 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 361 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,311 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,311 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 772 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 674 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 710 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,206 17.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,180 45.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 553 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,437 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,179 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) was $553.

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

Unpaid work Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,320 71.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,714 31.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,386 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,068 17.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.8% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,510 21.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,977 25.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,444 12.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,387 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,349 33.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,903 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 767 18.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 59 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.7% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,987 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,168 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,168 and those without children was $1,987.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 680 20.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 117 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 809 24.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 588 18.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 138 4.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 566 17.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 195 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 154 4.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 24.9% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,390 93.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 360 6.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 93.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,876 90.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 93 1.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 383 7.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 38 0.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.5% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 167 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 557 10.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,794 51.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,763 32.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 99 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 10.3% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,616 30.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,404 44.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,219 22.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 123 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.0% were owned outright, 44.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,005 74.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,260 23.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 125 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 74.3% were family households, 23.4% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.3% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 223 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
None 338 6.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,702 31.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,109 39.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,080 20.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 160 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 156 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 79 50.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 77 49.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 156 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 79 (or 50.6%) were male and 77 (or 49.4%) 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 Bacchus Marsh % 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 1,097 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bacchus Marsh (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 $1,097.

Mortgage and rent Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 175 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,099 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Bacchus Marsh (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $175 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,099.

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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