2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | Statistical Area Level 2

Laverton

Code 213051363 (SA2)
People 5,351
Male 2,856
Female 2,495
Median age 31
Families 1,324
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,212
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,060
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,351 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,856 53.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,495 46.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 47 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,351 people in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 53.4% were male and 46.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 400 7.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 282 5.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 264 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 279 5.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 552 10.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 739 13.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 587 11.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 395 7.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 329 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 312 5.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 301 5.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 259 4.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 201 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 139 2.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 123 2.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 64 1.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,866 42.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 155 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 378 8.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 187 4.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,819 41.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 42.4% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,622 40.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 295 7.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,070 51.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 49 2.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 197 11.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 79 4.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 197 11.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 54 3.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 1.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 210 12.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 227 13.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 198 11.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 481 27.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,740 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.2% were in primary school, 16.0% in secondary school and 25.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,545 47.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,929 60.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 249 5.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 167 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,531 31.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 31.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Laverton % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,466 56.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 721 27.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 168 6.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 247 9.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,602 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,602 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 56.3% were employed full time, 27.7% were employed part-time and 9.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 192 8.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 303 12.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 233 9.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 550 23.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 920 38.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 29 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 29 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,119 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,060 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,569 58.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 995 22.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 400 9.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 432 9.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 872 19.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 970 22.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 345 7.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 382 8.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 22.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 438 33.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 532 40.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 310 23.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 3.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 40.2% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 23.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2) 13.3% of single parents were male and 86.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,005 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,968 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,968 and those without children was $2,005.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 195 20.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 38 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 133 13.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 188 19.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 9.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 213 21.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 62 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 52 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 20.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 13.7% 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 Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,854 88.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 242 11.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 88.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,624 87.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 3.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 121 6.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 50 2.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 87.6% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.6 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 65 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 205 11.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,191 64.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 327 17.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 54 2.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 11.1% had 2 bedrooms and 64.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 440 23.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 641 34.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 703 37.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 66 3.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 23.7% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 37.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,259 67.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 454 24.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 141 7.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 7.6% were group households.

Household income Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.5 -- 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 Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
None 204 11.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 832 44.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 561 30.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 180 9.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 76 4.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 54.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 22 45.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 54.2%) were male and 22 (or 45.8%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Laverton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 285 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,400 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Laverton (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $285 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,400.

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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