2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Cardigan

Code SSC20253 (SSC)
People 647
Male 331
Female 316
Median age 38
Families 173
Average children per family 2.3
All private dwellings 205
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $1,757
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Total 647 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 331 51.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 316 48.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 647 people in Cardigan (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 35 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 54 8.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 66 10.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 62 9.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 32 4.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 15 2.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 29 4.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 40 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 66 10.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 71 10.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 51 7.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 40 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 40 6.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 26 4.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 6 0.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cardigan (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 298 60.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 5 1.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 28 5.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 2.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 145 29.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cardigan (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 6.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cardigan (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 20 years.

Social marital status Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 284 63.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 41 9.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 126 27.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 46 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cardigan (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 46 years.

Education Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 12 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 15.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 11.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 4.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 12.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 31 13.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 18 7.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 3.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 29 12.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 5 2.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 28 12.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 234 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cardigan (State Suburbs) 36.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 33.8% in secondary school and 16.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 585 90.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 70 11.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12 1.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 21 3.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 525 83.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), 83.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 219 61.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 114 31.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 4.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 3.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 359 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 359 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cardigan (State Suburbs). Of these 61.0% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 11.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 35 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 51 14.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 167 48.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cardigan (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cardigan (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 686 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,772 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,757 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cardigan (State Suburbs) was $686.

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

Unpaid work Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 374 76.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 168 34.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 59 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 125 25.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.3% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 123 25.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 130 26.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 69 14.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 52 10.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cardigan (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 54 31.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 115 66.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 4 2.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cardigan (State Suburbs), 66.5% were couple families with children, 31.2% were couple families without children and 2.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 42.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 57.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Cardigan (State Suburbs) 42.9% of single parents were male and 57.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,963 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,139 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,139 and those without children was $1,963.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 40 23.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 57 33.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 14.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 11.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 6 3.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 3.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 33.7% 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 Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 189 95.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 4.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), 95.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 183 96.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 3.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardigan (State Suburbs), 96.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 4.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 58 30.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 117 60.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 3.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 4.2% had 2 bedrooms and 30.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 80 42.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 94 49.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 11 5.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cardigan (State Suburbs), 42.1% were owned outright, 49.5% were owned with a mortgage and 5.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 167 87.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 11.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), of all households, 87.0% were family households, 11.5% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), 9.8% 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 Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 8.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 83 43.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 85 44.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Cardigan (State Suburbs), 8.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 44.7% 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 Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cardigan (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Cardigan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 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 Cardigan (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Cardigan % 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 Cardigan (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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