2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Skenes Creek

Code SSC21219 (SSC)
People 426
Male 226
Female 200
Median age 52
Families 109
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 529
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $926
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $230
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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 426 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 226 53.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 200 46.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 426 people in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9 2.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 20 4.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 22 5.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11 2.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 3.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 1.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 3.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14 3.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 30 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 47 11.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 11.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 47 11.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 11.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 7.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 4.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 9 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 214 58.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 25 6.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 3.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 106 28.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.3% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 61 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 39 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 39 years.

Social marital status Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 157 57.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 47 17.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 70 25.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 20.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 9 7.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 6.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 3.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 7.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 5.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 43.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 114 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.7% were in primary school, 14.0% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 305 71.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 107 28.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 14 3.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 4.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 239 63.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 63.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 91 44.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 88 43.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 10.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 1.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 204 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 204 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 44.6% were employed full time, 43.1% were employed part-time and 1.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 36 18.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 26 13.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 24 12.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 17 8.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 75 37.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 18.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 51 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 51 years.

Occupation Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,039 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 926 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) was $490.

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

Unpaid work Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 285 76.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 91 24.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 42 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 143 38.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.7% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 38.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 60 16.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 109 29.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 64 17.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 47 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 66 61.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 36 33.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 5.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 61.1% were couple families without children and 5.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 833 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,600 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,600 and those without children was $833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 15 13.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 12.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 17.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 8.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 13.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 22 20.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 8.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.8% had both partners employed full-time, 12.8% had both employed part-time and 17.4% 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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 148 29.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 359 70.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 29.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 70.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 147 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 14.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 81 54.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 39 26.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 14.9% had 2 bedrooms and 54.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 84 56.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 34 22.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 22 14.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 4.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 56.4% were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 14.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 111 76.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 35 24.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 24.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 27.5% 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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.1 -- 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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 2.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 44 29.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 71 48.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 26 17.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), 29.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% 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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 42.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 57.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 42.9%) were male and 4 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Skenes Creek (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 Skenes Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Skenes Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $975.

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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