2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Bacchus Marsh

Code SSC20048 (SSC)
People 5,760
Male 2,765
Female 2,995
Median age 41
Families 1,571
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,624
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $972
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $200
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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,760 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,765 48.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,995 52.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 60 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,760 people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 364 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 327 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 361 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 374 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 344 6.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 314 5.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 295 5.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 332 5.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 418 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 392 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 397 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 383 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 377 6.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 334 5.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 240 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 206 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 162 2.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 140 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,181 46.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 185 3.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 504 10.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 383 8.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,450 30.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,031 46.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 378 8.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,930 44.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 90 5.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 302 19.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 62 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 42 2.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 187 12.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 69 4.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 124 8.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 4.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 179 11.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 47 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 382 24.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,555 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) 27.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.0% were in primary school, 24.5% in secondary school and 15.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,703 81.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,072 19.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 332 6.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 266 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,769 69.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,613 59.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 793 29.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 167 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,700 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,700 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 291 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 245 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 260 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 444 17.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,172 45.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 528 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,291 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 972 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) was $528.

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

Unpaid work Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,266 69.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,320 28.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 585 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 888 18.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.1% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 988 21.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,167 24.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 570 12.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 542 11.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 598 38.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 629 40.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 319 20.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 24 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 40.1% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 20.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs) 17.3% of single parents were male and 82.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,054 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,151 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,151 and those without children was $2,054.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 241 19.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 46 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 271 22.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 187 15.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 5.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 275 22.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 75 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 65 5.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 22.1% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,343 92.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 185 7.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,967 84.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 2.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 279 11.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 38 1.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 84.0% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 133 5.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 388 16.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,223 52.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 546 23.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.7% had 1 bedroom, 16.6% had 2 bedrooms and 52.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 808 34.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 818 34.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 625 26.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 34.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,548 66.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 731 31.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.1% were family households, 31.2% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
None 229 9.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 878 37.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 790 33.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 365 15.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 80 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.6% 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 Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 60 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 46.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 32 53.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), there were 60 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 46.7%) were male and 32 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bacchus Marsh % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 819 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $819.

Mortgage and rent Bacchus Marsh % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,219 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Bacchus Marsh (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,219.

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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