2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Eltham North

Code SSC20459 (SSC)
People 6,841
Male 3,401
Female 3,440
Median age 38
Families 1,905
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,215
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $2,098
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $400
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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,841 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,401 49.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,440 50.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 20 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,841 people in Eltham North (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 401 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 451 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 568 8.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 691 10.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 536 7.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 266 3.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 234 3.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 403 5.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 580 8.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 619 9.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 658 9.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 584 8.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 404 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 223 3.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 128 1.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 45 0.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 0.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 25 0.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Eltham North (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,193 58.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 99 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 287 5.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 118 2.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,727 31.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Eltham North (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.9% were married and 7.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Eltham North (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,030 58.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 273 5.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,854 36.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 22 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Eltham North (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 141 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 443 18.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 151 6.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 439 18.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 186 8.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 107 4.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 168 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 382 16.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 44 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 241 10.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,338 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Eltham North (State Suburbs) 34.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.9% were in primary school, 31.3% in secondary school and 23.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,682 83.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,623 24.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 510 7.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 369 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,143 62.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), 62.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,267 55.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,433 35.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 211 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 151 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,062 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,062 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eltham North (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 35.3% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 587 15.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 470 12.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 376 9.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 504 12.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,758 45.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Eltham North (State Suburbs), 15.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Eltham North (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 704 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,234 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,098 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eltham North (State Suburbs) was $704.

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

Unpaid work Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,254 78.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,781 32.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 697 12.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,143 21.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,370 25.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,527 28.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 764 14.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 590 10.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eltham North (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 463 24.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,226 64.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 200 10.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 0.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Eltham North (State Suburbs), 64.4% were couple families with children, 24.3% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Eltham North (State Suburbs) 19.5% of single parents were male and 80.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,396 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,728 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,728 and those without children was $2,396.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 338 20.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 65 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 579 34.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 267 15.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 73 4.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 158 9.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 119 7.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 93 5.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 34.2% 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,089 96.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 3.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), 96.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 3.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,055 98.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 16 0.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 15 0.7 250,493 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 Eltham North (State Suburbs), 98.4% were separate houses, 0.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 52 2.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 938 45.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,075 51.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 0.7 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 Eltham North (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 2.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.0% 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 862 41.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,077 51.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 125 6.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 1.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Eltham North (State Suburbs), 41.3% were owned outright, 51.6% were owned with a mortgage and 6.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,885 90.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 189 9.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 0.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.3% were family households, 9.1% were single person households and 0.7% were group households.

Household income Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), 8.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.4% 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.7 -- 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
None 21 1.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 327 15.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,036 49.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 674 32.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 1.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), 15.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 49.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 32.3% 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 Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 47.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 52.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Eltham North (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 47.6%) were male and 11 (or 52.4%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Eltham North % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,437 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Eltham North (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,437.

Mortgage and rent Eltham North % 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 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Eltham North (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 $1,733.

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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