2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Healesville

Code SSC20609 (SSC)
People 6,839
Male 3,277
Female 3,562
Median age 42
Families 1,827
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,028
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $982
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,570
Median weekly rent $219
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,839 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,277 47.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,562 52.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 189 2.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,839 people in Healesville (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 420 6.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 432 6.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 435 6.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 433 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 361 5.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 292 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 365 5.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 452 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 462 6.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 550 8.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 492 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 463 6.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 469 6.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 411 6.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 286 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 207 3.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 176 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 135 2.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Healesville (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,549 45.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 188 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 652 11.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 369 6.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,797 32.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Healesville (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.9% were married and 15.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Healesville (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,294 46.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 572 11.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,059 41.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Healesville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Healesville (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 113 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 364 19.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 157 8.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 39 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 306 16.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 3.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 77 4.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 148 7.7 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 143 7.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 76 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 417 21.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,912 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Healesville (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.3% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 15.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,464 79.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,353 21.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 548 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 360 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,151 64.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Healesville (State Suburbs), 64.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Healesville % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,767 54.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,121 34.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 191 5.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 141 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,220 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,220 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Healesville (State Suburbs). Of these 54.9% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 433 14.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 347 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 343 11.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 445 14.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,320 42.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Healesville (State Suburbs), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Healesville (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 500 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,239 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 982 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Healesville (State Suburbs) was $500.

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

Unpaid work Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,041 72.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,578 28.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 710 12.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,164 21.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Healesville (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.4% provided care for children and 12.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,132 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,430 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 825 14.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 656 11.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 718 39.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 749 41.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 344 18.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Healesville (State Suburbs), 41.0% were couple families with children, 39.3% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Healesville (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,895 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,908 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Healesville (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,908 and those without children was $1,895.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 222 15.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 70 4.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 372 25.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 212 14.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 126 8.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 276 18.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 92 6.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 100 6.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Healesville (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 25.3% 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 Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,618 88.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 330 11.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Healesville (State Suburbs), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,351 89.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 53 2.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 209 8.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 5 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Healesville (State Suburbs), 89.8% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 114 4.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 498 19.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,287 49.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 652 24.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 56 2.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Healesville (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 922 35.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,041 39.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 564 21.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 23 0.9 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 69 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Healesville (State Suburbs), 35.2% were owned outright, 39.7% were owned with a mortgage and 21.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,810 69.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 738 28.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 72 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Healesville (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.1% were family households, 28.2% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Healesville (State Suburbs), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 219 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,570 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.6 -- 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 Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
None 181 6.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 875 33.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 954 36.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 511 19.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 96 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Healesville (State Suburbs), 33.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% 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 Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 188 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 83 44.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 105 55.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Healesville (State Suburbs), there were 188 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 83 (or 44.1%) were male and 105 (or 55.9%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,023 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Healesville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,023.

Mortgage and rent Healesville % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Healesville (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,950.

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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