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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Alpine (S)

Code LGA20110 (LGA)
People 11,881
Male 5,877
Female 6,004
Median age 48
Families 3,230
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 6,872
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $829
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $170
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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,881 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,877 49.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,004 50.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 84 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,881 people in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 620 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 654 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 759 6.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 667 5.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 417 3.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 374 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 469 3.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 676 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 775 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 907 7.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,026 8.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 996 8.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 959 8.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 800 6.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 639 5.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 476 4.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 359 3.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 307 2.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,268 53.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 303 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 875 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 755 7.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,653 26.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,626 54.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 851 9.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,090 36.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 177 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 652 22.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 215 7.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 0.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 538 18.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 190 6.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 56 1.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 230 7.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 156 5.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 64 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 650 22.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,938 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 26.7% in secondary school and 13.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 9,565 80.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,444 21.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 758 6.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 515 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,543 67.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 67.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,011 53.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,978 35.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 356 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 262 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,607 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,607 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.7% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 730 13.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 573 10.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 669 12.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 783 14.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,232 41.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,069 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 829 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) was $462.

Travel to work, top responses Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,274 73.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,417 24.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,201 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,867 29.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,878 19.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,637 26.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,491 15.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,270 12.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,614 50.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,204 37.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 388 12.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.6% of single parents were male and 78.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,518 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,738 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,738 and those without children was $1,518.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 509 18.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 156 5.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 603 21.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 290 10.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 201 7.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 704 25.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 146 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 211 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,741 73.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,721 26.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,370 92.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 128 2.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 168 3.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 67 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 144 3.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 837 17.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,529 53.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,138 24.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 75 1.6 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 53.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,160 45.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,354 28.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,077 22.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 109 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.6% were owned outright, 28.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,206 67.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,422 30.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 110 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.0% 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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
None 244 5.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,702 35.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,771 37.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 892 18.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 131 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 86 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 44 51.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 42 48.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 86 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 44 (or 51.2%) were male and 42 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Alpine (S) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Alpine (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 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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