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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Alexandra (Vic.)

Code SSC20010 (SSC)
People 2,656
Male 1,263
Female 1,393
Median age 47
Families 744
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,360
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $867
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,656 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,263 47.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,393 52.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,656 people in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 131 4.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 144 5.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 129 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 168 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 113 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 121 4.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 124 4.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 152 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 152 5.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 191 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 201 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 175 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 203 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 176 6.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 164 6.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 104 3.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 108 4.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 98 3.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,139 50.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 72 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 207 9.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 199 8.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 624 27.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.8% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,034 51.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 201 10.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 756 38.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 44 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 113 18.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 65 10.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 155 24.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 50 8.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 32 5.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 26 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 139 22.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 627 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 23.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.4% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 13.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,279 85.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 338 13.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 178 7.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 119 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,909 75.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 75.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 671 53.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 449 35.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 88 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 51 4.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,259 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,259 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.3% were employed full time, 35.7% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 176 14.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 144 11.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 136 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 161 13.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 510 42.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 457 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,151 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 867 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $457.

Travel to work, top responses Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,633 72.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 548 24.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 241 10.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 672 30.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.4% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 424 18.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 592 26.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 341 15.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 277 12.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 359 48.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 274 36.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 103 13.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.8% were couple families with children, 48.3% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,542 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,888 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,888 and those without children was $1,542.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 99 15.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 5.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 171 27.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 61 9.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 37 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 158 25.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 33 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 37 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 27.2% 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 Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,096 82.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 230 17.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 82.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,013 92.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 3.7 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 2.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.3% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 42 3.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 226 20.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 574 52.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 227 20.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 20.6% had 2 bedrooms and 52.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 481 43.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 330 30.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 248 22.6 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 28 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 43.9% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 733 66.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 335 30.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.9% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.9% 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 Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 64 5.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 383 34.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 403 36.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 197 18.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 4.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.0% 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 Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 69 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 44.4%) were male and 5 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 69 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 433 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $433.

Mortgage and rent Alexandra (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 127 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Alexandra (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $127 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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