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Australia | Victoria | Local Government Areas

Kingston (C)

Code LGA23430 (LGA)
People 142,425
Male 69,629
Female 72,796
Median age 39
Families 38,653
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 59,778
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,292
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 142,425 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 69,629 48.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 72,796 51.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 379 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 142,425 people in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,098 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8,258 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 7,740 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8,285 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8,690 6.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9,018 6.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9,832 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11,035 7.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,327 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 10,175 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 9,717 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 8,409 5.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,967 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6,182 4.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 5,091 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4,382 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3,665 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,554 2.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59,344 50.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,243 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9,965 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,305 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 37,467 31.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 50.6% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54,712 50.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 8,500 7.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 44,677 41.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,568 6.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 6,341 15.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,147 7.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 879 2.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,634 11.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,454 6.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,448 3.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,066 7.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 5,710 14.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,147 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 8,532 21.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 39,926 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 22.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 92,719 65.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 58,083 43.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9,521 7.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 6,953 5.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 59,855 44.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 44.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 44,802 60.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 21,498 29.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,090 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,352 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 73,742 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 73,742 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.8% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,865 11.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,768 9.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,864 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12,926 18.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 31,874 45.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 597 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,625 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,292 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) was $597.

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

Unpaid work Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 82,201 70.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 32,363 27.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,988 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 17,897 15.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 28,190 24.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 30,264 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,510 11.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 10,235 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 Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 13,739 35.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 18,478 47.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,762 14.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 674 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.8% were couple families with children, 35.5% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

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

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,183 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,342 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,342 and those without children was $2,183.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,255 22.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,162 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,518 23.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5,170 16.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,546 4.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,946 18.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,916 5.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,706 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 53,445 92.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,453 7.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 35,880 67.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9,051 16.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8,079 15.1 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 424 0.8 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 67.1% were separate houses, 16.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 133 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,990 3.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 12,719 23.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 24,685 46.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 12,929 24.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 990 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.7% had 1 bedroom, 23.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19,324 36.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 19,648 36.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 12,606 23.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 395 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,471 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.2% were owned outright, 36.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 37,883 70.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,914 26.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,647 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.9% were family households, 26.0% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 22.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.1% 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4,134 7.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 19,497 36.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 20,513 38.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 7,683 14.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,618 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 380 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 199 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 181 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 380 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 199 (or 52.4%) were male and 181 (or 47.6%) 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 Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,396 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,396.

Mortgage and rent Kingston (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Kingston (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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