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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Heathcote (Vic.)

Code SSC20611 (SSC)
People 2,776
Male 1,389
Female 1,387
Median age 53
Families 760
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,542
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $672
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,776 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,389 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,387 50.0 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 1.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,776 people in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 120 4.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 97 3.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 139 5.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 164 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 104 3.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 69 2.5 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 101 3.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 119 4.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 137 4.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 184 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 232 8.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 224 8.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 246 8.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 256 9.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 218 7.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 159 5.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 121 4.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 86 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,165 48.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 111 4.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 297 12.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 233 9.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 614 25.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.1% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,032 48.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 180 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 899 42.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 28 4.1 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 80 11.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 39 5.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 92 13.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 4.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 1.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 50 7.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 4.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 300 43.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 690 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 24.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.1% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,188 78.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 445 17.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 151 6.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 101 4.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,809 72.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 72.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 494 51.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 313 32.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 78 8.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 70 7.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 955 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 955 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.7% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 7.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 119 13.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 86 9.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 110 12.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 138 15.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 356 40.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 364 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 802 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 672 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $364.

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

Unpaid work Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,480 61.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 438 18.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 341 14.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 461 19.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.1% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 325 13.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 547 22.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 291 12.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 319 13.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 404 53.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 217 28.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 122 16.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.6% were couple families with children, 53.2% were couple families without children and 16.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,485 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,517 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,517 and those without children was $1,485.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 59 9.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 36 5.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 78 12.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 75 12.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 40 6.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 254 40.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 31 5.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 7.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 9.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.8% had both employed part-time and 12.6% 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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,174 81.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 268 18.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 81.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,077 91.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 1.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 45 3.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 2.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 50 4.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 252 21.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 642 54.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 196 16.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 21.5% had 2 bedrooms and 54.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 589 50.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 355 30.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 179 15.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 3.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 50.1% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 742 63.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 393 33.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 3.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.2% were family households, 33.5% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 43.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.9% 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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 79 6.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 443 37.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 379 32.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 221 18.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 4.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 34 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 41.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 20 58.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 34 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 41.2%) were male and 20 (or 58.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Heathcote (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 220 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 693 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Heathcote (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $693.

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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