2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Avenel

Code SSC20042 (SSC)
People 1,048
Male 531
Female 517
Median age 45
Families 292
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 489
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,022
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,222
Median weekly rent $165
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,048 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 531 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 517 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,048 people in Avenel (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 5.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 68 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 70 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 61 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 39 3.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 3.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 44 4.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 63 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 81 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 71 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 80 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 100 9.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 87 8.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 78 7.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 50 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 32 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Avenel (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 467 54.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 35 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 78 9.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 55 6.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 222 25.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Avenel (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Avenel (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 395 54.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 86 11.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 242 33.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Avenel (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Avenel (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 19 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 79 25.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 49 16.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 2.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 4.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 105 34.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 307 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Avenel (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 11.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Avenel % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 873 83.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 113 11.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 59 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 34 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 742 78.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Avenel (State Suburbs), 78.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Avenel % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 298 59.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 142 28.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 38 7.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 20 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 498 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 498 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Avenel (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 28.5% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 46 9.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 45 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 55 11.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 77 16.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 219 45.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Avenel (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Avenel (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 520 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,158 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,022 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Avenel (State Suburbs) was $520.

Travel to work, top responses Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 609 71.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 229 26.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 122 14.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 213 24.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Avenel (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.8% provided care for children and 14.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 168 19.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 206 24.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 122 14.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 114 13.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Avenel (State Suburbs), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 128 43.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 121 41.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 44 15.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Avenel (State Suburbs), 41.3% were couple families with children, 43.7% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Avenel (State Suburbs) 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,886 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avenel (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,886 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 56 22.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 53 20.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 13.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 16 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 46 18.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 21 8.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 9.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Avenel (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.0% had both partners employed full-time, 1.2% 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 Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 382 83.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 16.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Avenel (State Suburbs), 83.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 379 99.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Avenel (State Suburbs), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 54 14.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 202 52.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 103 27.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Avenel (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 14.1% had 2 bedrooms and 52.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 167 43.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 131 34.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 72 18.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Avenel (State Suburbs), 43.8% were owned outright, 34.4% were owned with a mortgage and 18.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 283 74.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 90 23.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Avenel (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Avenel (State Suburbs), 26.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 165 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 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 Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,222 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
None 7 1.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 114 30.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 152 40.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 94 24.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Avenel (State Suburbs), 30.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.7% 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 Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 56 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Avenel (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 56 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Avenel % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Avenel (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Avenel (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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