2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Fawkner

Code SSC20484 (SSC)
People 12,596
Male 6,225
Female 6,371
Median age 37
Families 3,264
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 4,783
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $865
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $283
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Total 12,596 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,225 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,371 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 54 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,596 people in Fawkner (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 913 7.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 845 6.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 755 6.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 750 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 830 6.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 876 7.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 920 7.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 812 6.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 819 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 746 5.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 641 5.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 536 4.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 483 3.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 462 3.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 584 4.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 655 5.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 568 4.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 401 3.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Fawkner (State Suburbs) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,278 52.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 275 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 600 6.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 936 9.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,995 29.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Fawkner (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 8.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Fawkner (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,763 51.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 314 3.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,183 45.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Fawkner (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 198 5.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 353 9.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 329 8.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 266 6.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 333 8.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 223 5.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 200 5.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 271 6.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 416 10.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 160 4.1 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,152 29.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,901 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Fawkner (State Suburbs) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 17.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,970 47.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,475 72.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 723 6.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 370 3.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,089 17.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), 17.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,577 56.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,336 29.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 303 6.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 351 7.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,567 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,567 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Fawkner (State Suburbs). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 7.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 470 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 425 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 441 10.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 941 22.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,636 38.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Fawkner (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Fawkner (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 362 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 995 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 865 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Fawkner (State Suburbs) was $362.

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

Unpaid work Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,452 54.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,252 22.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,250 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 810 8.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,757 17.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,880 18.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 865 8.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 947 9.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Fawkner (State Suburbs), 18.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,062 32.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,516 46.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 596 18.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 90 2.8 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Fawkner (State Suburbs), 46.4% were couple families with children, 32.5% were couple families without children and 18.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Fawkner (State Suburbs) 17.1% of single parents were male and 82.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,764 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,877 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,877 and those without children was $1,764.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 298 11.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 62 2.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 307 11.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 475 18.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 193 7.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 953 37.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 121 4.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 168 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.6% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 11.9% 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 Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,266 92.0 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 369 8.0 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,817 89.5 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 233 5.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 205 4.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 10 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Fawkner (State Suburbs), 89.5% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 62 1.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 738 17.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,684 63.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 654 15.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 117 2.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 17.3% had 2 bedrooms and 63.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,003 47.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,031 24.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,004 23.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 194 4.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Fawkner (State Suburbs), 47.0% were owned outright, 24.2% were owned with a mortgage and 23.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 3,159 74.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 977 22.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 129 3.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 22.9% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), 34.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 283 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
None 523 12.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,713 40.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,278 30.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 546 12.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 203 4.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), 40.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.8% 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 Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 53 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 45.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 54.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Fawkner (State Suburbs), there were 53 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 45.3%) were male and 29 (or 54.7%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Fawkner % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 195 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Fawkner (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $195 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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