2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Victoria Park (T)

Code LGA58510 (LGA)
People 32,433
Male 16,307
Female 16,126
Median age 34
Families 7,616
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 15,742
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,360
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 32,433 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,307 50.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,126 49.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 504 1.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,433 people in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,840 5.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,327 4.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,101 3.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,642 5.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,474 10.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,960 12.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,306 10.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,700 8.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,161 6.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,921 5.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,784 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,623 5.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,347 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 898 2.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 763 2.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 678 2.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 802 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,105 3.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 10,850 38.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 773 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,585 9.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,722 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 12,240 43.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 38.5% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 9,276 39.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,820 11.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,619 49.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 362 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 961 9.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 433 4.1 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 222 2.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 492 4.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 413 3.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 157 1.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,017 9.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,055 28.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 306 2.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,137 29.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 10,555 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 15.3% were in primary school, 10.1% in secondary school and 38.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 16,626 51.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 15,403 52.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,303 7.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,694 5.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,805 33.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 33.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 52.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,072 62.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,754 26.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 947 5.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 963 5.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,736 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 17,736 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.4% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,670 10.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,691 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,391 8.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,996 17.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,069 48.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 10.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 696 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,844 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,360 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) was $696.

Travel to work, top responses Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 18,600 66.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 5,589 19.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,096 7.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,200 14.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.8% provided care for children and 7.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,066 25.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,199 25.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,498 8.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,837 6.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,566 46.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,688 35.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,020 13.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 342 4.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 35.3% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,464 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,595 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,595 and those without children was $2,464.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,688 27.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 290 4.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,230 19.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,036 16.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 320 5.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 814 13.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 377 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 496 7.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.7% 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 Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 13,087 88.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,639 11.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 7,134 54.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,859 21.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,075 23.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 54.5% were separate houses, 21.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 112 0.9 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,390 10.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,134 23.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,230 47.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,907 14.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 314 2.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 10.6% had 1 bedroom, 23.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,731 20.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,767 28.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,902 45.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 293 2.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 392 3.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 20.9% were owned outright, 28.8% were owned with a mortgage and 45.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 7,512 57.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,425 33.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,149 8.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 57.4% were family households, 33.8% were single person households and 8.8% were group households.

Household income Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 23.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.0% 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 Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.8 -- 8.9 -- 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 Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.2 -- 10.2 -- 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 Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 1,551 11.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,451 41.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,157 31.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,457 11.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 472 3.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.1% 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 Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 505 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 229 45.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 276 54.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), there were 505 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 229 (or 45.3%) were male and 276 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 784 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $784.

Mortgage and rent Victoria Park (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,856 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Victoria Park (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,856.

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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