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Stonnington (C)

Code LGA26350 (LGA)
People 93,145
Male 44,785
Female 48,360
Median age 35
Families 22,228
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 47,022
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,722
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,447
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 93,145 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 44,785 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 48,360 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 176 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 93,145 people in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,354 4.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,093 4.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,738 4.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,205 4.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8,556 9.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11,474 12.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,914 9.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 6,969 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 6,535 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,672 6.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,386 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5,009 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,774 5.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,696 4.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,134 3.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,374 2.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,105 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,156 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 32,495 40.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,532 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 5,791 7.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,789 4.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 37,361 46.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 40.1% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 28,771 40.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 8,172 11.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 34,605 48.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 1,384 4.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,525 9.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 938 3.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,748 6.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 611 2.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 912 3.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,611 9.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,513 5.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8,004 28.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 773 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,078 25.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 28,097 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.5% were in primary school, 14.7% in secondary school and 33.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 59,472 63.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 34,160 39.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6,944 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,888 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 40,096 46.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 34,368 64.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 14,061 26.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,501 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,350 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 53,280 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 53,280 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 64.5% were employed full time, 26.4% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,235 10.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4,372 8.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,454 8.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 6,972 13.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 27,397 53.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 902 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,465 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,722 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) was $902.

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

Unpaid work Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 58,628 72.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 16,767 20.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7,944 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 16,068 19.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.7% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 25,148 31.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 21,090 26.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,308 9.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,083 6.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 10,352 46.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,692 39.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,410 10.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 774 3.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 39.1% were couple families with children, 46.6% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,697 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,330 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,330 and those without children was $2,697.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,159 27.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 736 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,981 20.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,158 16.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,032 5.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,628 13.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,016 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,334 7.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 39,105 88.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 4,874 11.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,515 37.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,899 17.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 17,511 44.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 150 0.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.1% were separate houses, 17.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 44.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 450 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6,094 15.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14,859 38.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 10,896 27.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,187 15.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 619 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 15.6% had 1 bedroom, 38.0% had 2 bedrooms and 27.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 11,869 30.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 9,117 23.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16,989 43.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 273 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 855 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.4% were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 43.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 22,042 56.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 13,197 33.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,866 9.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 56.4% were family households, 33.7% were single person households and 9.9% were group households.

Household income Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.4% 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 Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.5 -- 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 Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,447 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
None 6,186 15.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 16,826 43.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11,578 29.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3,507 9.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,008 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.0% 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 Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 178 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 99 55.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 79 44.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 178 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 99 (or 55.6%) were male and 79 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,694 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,694.

Mortgage and rent Stonnington (C) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 380 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Stonnington (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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