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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.)

Code SSC20552 (SSC)
People 2,187
Male 1,042
Female 1,145
Median age 35
Families 557
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,065
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $871
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,228
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,187 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,042 47.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,145 52.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 2.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,187 people in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 135 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 113 5.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 109 5.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 134 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 247 11.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 175 8.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 166 7.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 147 6.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 118 5.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 136 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 133 6.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 155 7.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 111 5.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 91 4.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 69 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 44 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 59 2.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 45 2.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 675 37.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 74 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 178 9.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 98 5.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 796 43.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 37.1% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 626 38.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 217 13.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 797 48.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 38 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 76 11.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 5.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 2.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 52 7.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 4.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 7.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 193 27.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 156 22.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 692 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) 31.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.7% were in primary school, 14.2% in secondary school and 35.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,808 82.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 286 14.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 140 6.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 80 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,526 75.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 75.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 585 53.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 381 34.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 75 6.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,095 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,095 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 53.4% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 157 15.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 101 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 118 11.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 205 20.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 377 37.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 15.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 460 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,079 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 871 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $460.

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

Unpaid work Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,310 71.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 484 26.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 200 11.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 361 19.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.5% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 416 22.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 503 27.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 227 12.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 163 8.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 244 43.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 182 32.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 125 22.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.6% were couple families with children, 43.7% were couple families without children and 22.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.6% of single parents were male and 85.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,884 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,946 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,946 and those without children was $1,884.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 73 17.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 97 22.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 60 14.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 40 9.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 94 22.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 24 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 901 88.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 119 11.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 830 92.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 53 5.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 92.1% were separate houses, 5.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 28 3.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 251 27.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 472 52.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 133 14.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 1.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 27.9% had 2 bedrooms and 52.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 259 28.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 283 31.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 329 36.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.7% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 36.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 554 61.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 270 30.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 76 8.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.6% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 8.4% were group households.

Household income Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,228 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 94 10.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 368 40.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 298 33.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 112 12.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 3.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), 40.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% 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 Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 49 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 19 38.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 30 61.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 49 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 19 (or 38.8%) were male and 30 (or 61.2%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 840 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $840.

Mortgage and rent Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Golden Point (Ballarat - Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 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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