2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Frankston

Code SSC20502 (SSC)
People 35,009
Male 16,981
Female 18,028
Median age 38
Families 9,164
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 16,351
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $954
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,495
Median weekly rent $256
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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Total 35,009 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,981 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 18,028 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 300 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 35,009 people in Frankston (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,298 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,831 5.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,884 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,109 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,606 7.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,697 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,385 6.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,365 6.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,267 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,284 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,277 6.5 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 2,187 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 2,139 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,705 4.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,382 3.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,057 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 807 2.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 728 2.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Frankston (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 11,099 38.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,171 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,719 12.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,785 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,222 38.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Frankston (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.3% were married and 16.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Frankston (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 10,060 38.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,914 11.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 13,076 50.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Frankston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Frankston (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 585 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,836 18.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 319 3.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 128 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,400 14.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 234 2.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 163 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,017 10.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,050 10.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 361 3.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,889 28.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,982 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Frankston (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.9% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 20.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 24,353 69.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,531 32.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,929 9.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,021 6.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 16,734 51.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Frankston (State Suburbs), 51.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Frankston % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 9,561 57.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,974 29.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,041 6.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,190 7.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 16,766 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 16,766 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Frankston (State Suburbs). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,779 11.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,446 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,750 11.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,067 19.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 6,494 41.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Frankston (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Frankston (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 517 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,187 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 954 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Frankston (State Suburbs) was $517.

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

Unpaid work Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,834 68.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,539 26.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,344 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,056 14.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Frankston (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 6,525 22.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,207 24.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,232 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,870 9.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Frankston (State Suburbs), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,367 36.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,257 35.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,348 25.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 191 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Frankston (State Suburbs), 35.5% were couple families with children, 36.7% were couple families without children and 25.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Frankston (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,813 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,965 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Frankston (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,965 and those without children was $1,813.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,220 18.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 233 3.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,316 19.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,181 17.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 385 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,465 22.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 429 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 393 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Frankston (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 14,160 90.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,487 9.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Frankston (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 10,924 77.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,030 7.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,191 15.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Frankston (State Suburbs), 77.2% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 47 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 497 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,233 22.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,403 52.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,645 18.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 332 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Frankston (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 22.8% had 2 bedrooms and 52.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 4,045 28.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,256 30.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 5,363 37.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 66 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 429 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Frankston (State Suburbs), 28.6% were owned outright, 30.1% were owned with a mortgage and 37.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 9,002 63.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,466 31.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 690 4.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Frankston (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.6% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 4.9% were group households.

Household income Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Frankston (State Suburbs), 29.4% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 256 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.5 -- 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,495 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,468 10.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,973 42.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,521 31.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,651 11.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 545 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Frankston (State Suburbs), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.7% 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 Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 301 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 127 42.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 174 57.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Frankston (State Suburbs), there were 301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 127 (or 42.2%) were male and 174 (or 57.8%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,035 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Frankston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,035.

Mortgage and rent Frankston % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,864 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Frankston (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,864.

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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