2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Canadian

Code SSC20242 (SSC)
People 3,203
Male 1,563
Female 1,640
Median age 31
Families 836
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,320
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,119
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $231
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,203 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,563 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,640 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 52 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,203 people in Canadian (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 256 8.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 209 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 189 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 196 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 326 10.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 313 9.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 260 8.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 237 7.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 210 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 152 4.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 181 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 193 6.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 131 4.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 104 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 84 2.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 66 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 44 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canadian (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,178 46.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 70 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 195 7.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 112 4.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 992 38.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canadian (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.3% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Canadian (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,074 46.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 286 12.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 971 41.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Canadian (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canadian (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 68 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 146 15.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 98 10.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 102 10.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 64 6.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 3.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 5.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 243 24.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 1.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 137 14.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 974 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canadian (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.3% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 30.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,767 86.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 384 12.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 166 5.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 109 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,403 78.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Canadian (State Suburbs), 78.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Canadian % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 969 57.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 513 30.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 102 6.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 116 6.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,700 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,700 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canadian (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 193 12.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 155 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 165 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 296 18.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 673 42.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canadian (State Suburbs), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Canadian % Victoria % 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 Canadian (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 545 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,281 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,119 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canadian (State Suburbs) was $545.

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

Unpaid work Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,939 76.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 822 32.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 275 10.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 538 21.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Canadian (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 669 26.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 712 27.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 293 11.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 261 10.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canadian (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 341 40.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 354 42.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 122 14.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 19 2.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canadian (State Suburbs), 42.3% were couple families with children, 40.8% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Canadian (State Suburbs) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,920 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,884 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canadian (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,884 and those without children was $1,920.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 152 21.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 25.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 117 16.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 109 15.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 46 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 43 6.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Canadian (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,196 92.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 93 7.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Canadian (State Suburbs), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 991 82.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 6.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 129 10.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Canadian (State Suburbs), 82.9% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 1.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 221 18.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 648 54.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 294 24.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canadian (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 54.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 290 24.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 505 42.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 371 31.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 2.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canadian (State Suburbs), 24.3% were owned outright, 42.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 831 69.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 272 22.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 93 7.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Canadian (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.5% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 7.8% were group households.

Household income Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canadian (State Suburbs), 23.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 231 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
None 48 4.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 394 33.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 492 41.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 226 18.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Canadian (State Suburbs), 33.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.9% 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 52 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 34.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 34 65.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canadian (State Suburbs), there were 52 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 34.6%) were male and 34 (or 65.4%) 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 Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canadian (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Canadian % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Canadian (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $975.

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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