2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Fairhaven

Code SSC20481 (SSC)
People 354
Male 178
Female 176
Median age 46
Families 81
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 647
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,149
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,874
Median weekly rent $280
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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Total 354 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 178 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 176 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 2.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 354 people in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 17 4.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 32 9.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 19 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 2.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 10 2.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 18 5.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 33 9.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 9.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 30 8.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 23 6.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 22 6.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 7.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 3.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 5 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 2.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 182 63.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 15 5.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 3.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 77 26.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.0% were married and 6.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 125 60.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 9.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 64 30.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 4 3.4 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 32 27.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 8 6.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 8.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 9.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 2.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 10.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 38 32.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 118 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs) 32.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.4% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 285 80.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 57 17.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 6.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 25 7.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 216 67.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 67.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 72 45.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 63 39.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 9.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 159 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fairhaven (State Suburbs). Of these 45.3% were employed full time, 39.6% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 17.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 17 11.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 15 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 19 12.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 58 38.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 17.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 614 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,634 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,149 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fairhaven (State Suburbs) was $614.

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

Unpaid work Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 218 74.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 93 32.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 44 15.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 96 33.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.2% provided care for children and 15.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 61 20.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 81 27.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 48 16.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 28 9.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 34 42.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 41 51.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5 6.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 51.2% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children and 6.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fairhaven % 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 Fairhaven (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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 749 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,750 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,750 and those without children was $749.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 12.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 11.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 26.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 11 15.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 19.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 7 9.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.5% had both partners employed full-time, 11.1% had both employed part-time and 26.4% 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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 112 17.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 516 82.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 17.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 82.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 111 100.0 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 Fairhaven (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 Fairhaven % 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 19 17.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 52 46.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 36.0 521,664 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 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.1% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 62 55.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 34 30.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 16 14.3 515,586 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 Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 55.4% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 14.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 79 69.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 32 28.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.3% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.5% 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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,874 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 2.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 37 33.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 50 45.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 20 18.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 2 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fairhaven (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 5 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 2 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Fairhaven % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Fairhaven (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 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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