2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Chum Creek

Code SSC20291 (SSC)
People 932
Male 470
Female 462
Median age 41
Families 266
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 369
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,285
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,473
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 932 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 470 50.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 462 49.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 1.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 932 people in Chum Creek (State Suburbs) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 52 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 58 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 54 5.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 74 7.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 60 6.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 42 4.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 55 5.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 57 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 57 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 66 7.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 92 9.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 80 8.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 65 7.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 44 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 26 2.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 1.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 5 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chum Creek (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 407 52.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 24 3.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 259 33.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chum Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 58 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 382 53.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 76 10.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 254 35.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chum Creek (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 16 5.8 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 58 21.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 4.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 27 9.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 5.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 4.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 12.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 8.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 13 4.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 64 23.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 276 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 20.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 746 80.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 203 22.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 92 10.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 6.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 538 60.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 60.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 270 56.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 149 31.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 8.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 476 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 476 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chum Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 56.7% were employed full time, 31.3% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 59 12.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 51 11.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 40 8.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 68 14.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 203 44.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chum Creek (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 528 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,285 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 577 74.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 216 27.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 97 12.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 173 22.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 12.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 162 20.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 199 25.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 109 14.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 109 14.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 97 36.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 138 51.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 31 11.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 51.9% were couple families with children, 36.5% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chum Creek % 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 Chum Creek (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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,922 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,931 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,931 and those without children was $1,922.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 42 17.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 22.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 13.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 49 20.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 20 8.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 7.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 318 91.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 29 8.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 316 99.1 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 3 0.9 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 99.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 2.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 1.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 36 11.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 147 45.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 119 37.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.6 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 11.2% had 2 bedrooms and 45.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 134 41.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 145 45.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 29 9.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 41.7% were owned outright, 45.2% were owned with a mortgage and 9.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 261 81.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 53 16.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.8% were family households, 16.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 20.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 0.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 68 21.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 129 40.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 110 34.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 10 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), 21.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 34.4% 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 25.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 12 75.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chum Creek (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 25.0%) were male and 12 (or 75.0%) 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 Chum Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chum Creek (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,250.

Mortgage and rent Chum Creek % 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 1,700 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Chum Creek (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 $1,700.

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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