2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Dales Creek

Code SSC20363 (SSC)
People 412
Male 225
Female 187
Median age 39
Families 110
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 153
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,489
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $226
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 412 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 225 54.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 187 45.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 412 people in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 7.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 25 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 35 8.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 29 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 19 4.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20 4.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 28 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 10.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 36 8.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 47 11.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 29 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 30 7.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 28 6.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3 0.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 0.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 162 50.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 4.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 37 11.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5 1.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 104 32.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.2% were married and 15.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 149 52.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 44 15.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 93 32.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 10 7.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 31 23.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 4.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 19 14.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 10.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 8.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 7.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 20 15.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 130 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs) 31.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 27.7% in secondary school and 16.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 344 83.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 82 20.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 32 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 29 7.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 251 63.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 63.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 139 60.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 66 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 13 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 5.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 230 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 230 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dales Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 18 8.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 19 8.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 49 22.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 91 41.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 596 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,570 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,489 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dales Creek (State Suburbs) was $596.

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

Unpaid work Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 248 76.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 106 32.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 10.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 51 15.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 68 21.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 96 29.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 16.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 37 33.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 61 55.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 7.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 3.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 55.5% were couple families with children, 33.6% were couple families without children and 7.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,916 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,824 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,824 and those without children was $1,916.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 20.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 4.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 34.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 10.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 7.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 15 15.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 6 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 34.3% 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 Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 128 90.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 9.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 129 100.0 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 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Dales Creek % 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 14 11.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 63 49.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 50 39.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 11.0% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 27 20.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 94 72.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8 6.2 515,586 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 0 0.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 20.9% were owned outright, 72.9% were owned with a mortgage and 6.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 108 82.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 20 15.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.4% were family households, 15.3% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 12.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.3% 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 Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 226 -- 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 Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 75.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 25.0 -- 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 Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 25 19.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 60 46.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 39 30.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Dales Creek (State Suburbs), 19.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.5% 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 Dales Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 7 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 7 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dales Creek (State Suburbs), there were 7 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 7 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dales Creek % 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 Dales Creek (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 Dales 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 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Dales 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 $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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