2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Croydon Hills

Code SSC20355 (SSC)
People 5,185
Male 2,578
Female 2,607
Median age 37
Families 1,439
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,684
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,802
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $381
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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,185 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,578 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,607 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,185 people in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 279 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 390 7.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 442 8.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 542 10.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 372 7.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 222 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 318 6.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 455 8.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 510 9.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 410 7.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 346 6.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 249 4.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 174 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 103 2.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 1.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 50 1.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 29 0.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,353 57.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 92 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 253 6.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 107 2.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,271 31.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.7% were married and 8.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 20 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,221 57.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 208 5.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,405 36.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 112 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 338 18.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 55 3.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 147 8.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 211 11.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 122 6.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 228 12.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 6.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 254 14.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 32 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 185 10.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,805 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) 34.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.9% were in primary school, 31.1% in secondary school and 20.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,263 82.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,199 23.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 364 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 287 5.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,183 63.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 63.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,694 56.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,047 34.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 171 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 3.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,019 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,019 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 406 13.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 337 11.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 304 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 425 14.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,268 43.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 657 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,948 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,802 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) was $657.

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

Unpaid work Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,188 78.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,300 31.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 494 12.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 862 21.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,128 27.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,105 27.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 549 13.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 408 10.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 381 26.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 859 59.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 185 12.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 1.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 59.7% were couple families with children, 26.5% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,362 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,355 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,355 and those without children was $2,362.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 277 22.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 409 33.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 14.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 137 11.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 91 7.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 56 4.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 33.0% 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,603 96.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 61 3.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 96.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,594 99.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 0.6 185,737 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 Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.6% 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 1.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 727 45.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 843 52.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 1.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 572 35.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 869 54.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 135 8.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 18 1.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 35.7% were owned outright, 54.2% were owned with a mortgage and 8.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,427 89.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 160 10.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 0.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), of all households, 89.1% were family households, 10.0% were single person households and 0.9% were group households.

Household income Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 9.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.7% 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 381 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
None 20 1.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 335 20.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 786 49.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 440 27.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 1.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), 20.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.4% 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 Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 44.4%) were male and 5 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Croydon Hills % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,933 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Croydon Hills (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,933.

Mortgage and rent Croydon Hills % 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 Croydon Hills (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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