2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Don Valley

Code SSC20403 (SSC)
People 563
Male 288
Female 275
Median age 40
Families 153
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 231
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,194
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,650
Median weekly rent $279
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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Total 563 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 288 51.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 275 48.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 563 people in Don Valley (State Suburbs) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 4.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 45 8.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 43 7.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 6.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 24 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 2.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 40 7.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 56 9.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 46 8.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 63 11.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 42 7.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 33 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 18 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 3.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 1.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Don Valley (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 231 51.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 8.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 3.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 151 33.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Don Valley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.7% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Don Valley (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 221 53.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 54 13.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 137 33.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Don Valley (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 9 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 37 22.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 3.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 33 20.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 15 9.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 6.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 8.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 31 18.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 165 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Don Valley (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 30.9% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 463 82.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 101 19.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 40 7.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 54 10.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 334 63.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), 63.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 161 52.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 99 32.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 7.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 21 6.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 305 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 305 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Don Valley (State Suburbs). Of these 52.8% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 33 11.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 8.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 16.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 13.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 121 42.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Don Valley (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Don Valley (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 570 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,491 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,194 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Don Valley (State Suburbs) was $570.

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

Unpaid work Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 325 72.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 134 29.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 44 9.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 88 19.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 72 16.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 138 30.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 52 11.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 13.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Don Valley (State Suburbs), 30.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 58 38.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 84 55.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 6.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Don Valley (State Suburbs), 55.3% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 6.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Don Valley (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,791 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,181 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,181 and those without children was $1,791.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 30 21.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 7.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 23.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 13.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 7.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 14.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 10 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 6.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 7.7% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 191 85.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 33 14.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), 85.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 189 100.0 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 Don Valley (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 Don Valley % 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 25 13.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 86 45.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 75 39.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 13.2% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 69 36.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 105 55.6 697,533 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 4 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Don Valley (State Suburbs), 36.5% were owned outright, 55.6% were owned with a mortgage and 5.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 147 77.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 39 20.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.8% were family households, 20.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), 23.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.2% 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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 279 -- 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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,650 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 35 18.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 70 37.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 73 39.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Don Valley (State Suburbs), 18.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 39.0% 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 Don Valley % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 100.0 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 Don Valley (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 100.0%) 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 Don Valley % 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 Don Valley (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 Don Valley % 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 Don Valley (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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