2011 Census QuickStats

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Elphinstone (Vic.)

Code SSC20456 (SSC)
People 670
Male 340
Female 330
Median age 49
Families 194
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 336
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $995
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $250
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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 670 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 340 50.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 330 49.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 670 people in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 4.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 37 5.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 33 4.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 48 7.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 27 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20 3.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 2.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 38 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 63 9.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 54 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 82 12.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 65 9.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 58 8.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 34 5.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 2.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 1.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 294 51.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 2.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 68 11.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 31 5.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 167 29.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.1% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 266 51.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 66 12.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 187 36.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 37 18.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 18.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 4.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 5.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 9.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 6.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 4.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 49 24.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 199 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.1% were in primary school, 27.6% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 538 80.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 119 18.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 47 7.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 6.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 424 67.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 67.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 187 54.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 118 34.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 27 7.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 2.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 341 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 341 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 14.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 38 11.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 43 13.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 143 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 14.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,162 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 995 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $470.

Travel to work, top responses Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 416 72.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 145 25.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 62 10.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 162 28.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 109 19.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 146 25.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 15.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 70 12.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 96 49.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 73 37.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 12.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.6% were couple families with children, 49.5% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,718 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,024 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,024 and those without children was $1,718.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 31 18.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 7.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 31 18.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 13.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 7.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 35 20.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 15 8.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 7.1% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 264 81.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 60 18.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 264 100.0 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) (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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 39 14.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 147 55.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 64 24.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 3.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 124 47.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 115 43.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 13 5.0 515,586 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 10 3.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 47.3% were owned outright, 43.9% were owned with a mortgage and 5.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 191 72.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 60 22.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 4.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.6% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.7% 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 5 1.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 55 21.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 116 44.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 78 29.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 21.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.8% 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 Elphinstone (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 48 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 48 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Elphinstone (Vic.) % 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 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent Elphinstone (Vic.) % 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 800 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Elphinstone (Vic.) (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 $800.

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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