2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Axe Creek

Code SSC20046 (SSC)
People 300
Male 154
Female 146
Median age 38
Families 83
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 107
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,652
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,387
Median weekly rent $233
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 300 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 154 51.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 146 48.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 1.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 300 people in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 7.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 29 9.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 12 4.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 7.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 22 7.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 21 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 11.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 21 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 21 7.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 24 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 3.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 1.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 147 63.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 10 4.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 3.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 58 25.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.9% were married and 7.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 46 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 133 65.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17 8.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53 26.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 3 3.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 16 17.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 10.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 6.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 13 14.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 3.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 6.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 9.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 9 9.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 15.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 92 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 19.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 273 90.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 22 7.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 17 5.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 241 83.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 83.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 96 57.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 60 35.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 1.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 5.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 168 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 168 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Axe Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 15.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 17 10.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 29 18.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 68 42.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 15.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 579 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,542 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,652 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Axe Creek (State Suburbs) was $579.

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

Unpaid work Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 169 74.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 83 36.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 26 11.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 67 29.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.2% provided care for children and 11.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 43 18.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 61 26.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 19 8.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 45 19.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 19.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 34.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 50 59.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5 6.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 59.5% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 6.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,062 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,125 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,125 and those without children was $2,062.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 12 14.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 32.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 17.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 6.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 11 13.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 3 3.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 8.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 32.1% 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 96 91.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 8.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 96 100.0 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 Axe 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12 12.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 34 35.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 47.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 4.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 35.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 36 36.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 53 54.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 9 9.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 36.7% were owned outright, 54.1% were owned with a mortgage and 9.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 85 90.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 9 9.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.4% were family households, 9.6% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 13.4% 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 233 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11 11.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 43 44.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 42 43.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), 11.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.8% 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 Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 40 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Axe Creek (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 40 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Axe Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Axe Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Axe 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 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Axe 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 $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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