2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Delacombe

Code SSC20381 (SSC)
People 4,932
Male 2,337
Female 2,595
Median age 34
Families 1,302
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,944
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,032
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,408
Median weekly rent $200
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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,932 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,337 47.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,595 52.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 79 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,932 people in Delacombe (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 367 7.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 354 7.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 404 8.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 375 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 349 7.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 349 7.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 284 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 331 6.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 318 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 339 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 296 6.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 283 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 277 5.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 191 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 137 2.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 134 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 82 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 61 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Delacombe (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,848 48.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 122 3.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 303 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 222 5.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,315 34.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Delacombe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Delacombe (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,689 49.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 319 9.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,439 41.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Delacombe (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 93 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 252 16.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 177 11.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 227 14.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 115 7.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 2.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 105 6.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 126 8.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 50 3.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 374 23.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,579 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Delacombe (State Suburbs) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 14.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,311 87.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 469 10.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 233 5.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 173 3.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,701 80.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), 80.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,308 56.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 748 32.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 145 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 5.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,328 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,328 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Delacombe (State Suburbs). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 291 13.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 215 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 240 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 407 18.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 905 41.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Delacombe (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Delacombe (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,222 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,032 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Delacombe (State Suburbs) was $509.

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

Unpaid work Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,637 69.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,197 31.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 467 12.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 618 16.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 813 21.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 938 24.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 476 12.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 411 10.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Delacombe (State Suburbs), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 464 35.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 551 42.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 276 21.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Delacombe (State Suburbs), 42.3% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 21.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Delacombe (State Suburbs) 12.0% of single parents were male and 88.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,787 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,803 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,803 and those without children was $1,787.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 200 19.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 2.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 274 26.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 146 14.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 59 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 201 19.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 67 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 45 4.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 26.9% 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,717 91.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 165 8.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), 91.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,557 90.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 112 6.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 45 2.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Delacombe (State Suburbs), 90.7% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 2.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 131 7.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,004 58.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 518 30.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 24 1.4 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 Delacombe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 58.4% 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 553 32.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 691 40.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 397 23.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 2.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 39 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Delacombe (State Suburbs), 32.2% were owned outright, 40.3% were owned with a mortgage and 23.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,285 74.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 377 22.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 53 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.9% were family households, 22.0% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), 26.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.6 -- 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,408 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
None 82 4.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 581 33.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 670 39.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 328 19.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.1% 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 Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 78 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 41.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 46 59.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Delacombe (State Suburbs), there were 78 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 41.0%) were male and 46 (or 59.0%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,042 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,042.

Mortgage and rent Delacombe % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,161 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Delacombe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,161.

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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