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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Hamilton (Vic.)

Code SSC20587 (SSC)
People 10,104
Male 4,856
Female 5,248
Median age 43
Families 2,632
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,831
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $904
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,124
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 10,104 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,856 48.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,248 51.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 1.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,104 people in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 541 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 581 5.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 657 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 778 7.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 537 5.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 525 5.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 500 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 509 5.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 611 6.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 664 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 709 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 698 6.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 665 6.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 544 5.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 451 4.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 408 4.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 353 3.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 374 3.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,183 50.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 226 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 605 7.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 795 9.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,514 30.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,754 50.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 617 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,019 40.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 163 6.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 498 18.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 145 5.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 126 4.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 367 13.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 241 9.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 168 6.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 225 8.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 152 5.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 67 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 536 19.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,688 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.7% were in primary school, 28.8% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,914 88.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 877 9.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 415 4.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 324 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,984 83.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 83.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,716 55.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,616 33.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 316 6.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 208 4.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,856 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,856 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.9% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 578 12.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 454 9.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 585 12.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 769 16.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,949 41.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 512 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,213 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 904 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $512.

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

Unpaid work Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,877 70.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,154 25.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,018 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,296 27.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,652 19.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,144 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,114 13.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 966 11.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,211 46.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,022 38.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 372 14.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 38.8% were couple families with children, 46.0% were couple families without children and 14.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,555 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,822 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,822 and those without children was $1,555.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 398 17.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 111 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 539 24.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 277 12.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 130 5.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 491 21.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 145 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 146 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,128 88.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 550 11.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 88.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,704 89.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 1.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 304 7.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 47 1.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 161 3.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 699 16.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,235 54.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 940 22.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 81 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.9% had 2 bedrooms and 54.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,756 42.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,183 28.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,034 25.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 31 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 124 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.5% were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 25.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,617 63.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,366 33.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 143 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.4% were family households, 33.1% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,124 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 343 8.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,509 36.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,400 33.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 732 17.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 145 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 122 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 60 49.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 62 50.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 122 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 60 (or 49.2%) were male and 62 (or 50.8%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 617 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $617.

Mortgage and rent Hamilton (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 906 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Hamilton (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $906.

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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