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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Kangaroo Flat (Vic.)

Code SSC20683 (SSC)
People 9,492
Male 4,509
Female 4,983
Median age 39
Families 2,614
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,215
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $886
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $196
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,492 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,509 47.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,983 52.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 131 1.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,492 people in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.5% were male and 52.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 667 7.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 577 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 561 5.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 586 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 594 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 637 6.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 571 6.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 591 6.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 527 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 578 6.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 596 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 606 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 553 5.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 453 4.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 455 4.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 363 3.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 322 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 255 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,495 45.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 260 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 785 10.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 593 7.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,551 33.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,192 45.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 744 10.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,080 43.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 152 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 511 21.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 153 6.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 38 1.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 410 17.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 88 3.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 58 2.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 212 8.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 219 9.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 73 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 492 20.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,406 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 23.1% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,504 89.6 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 856 9.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 408 4.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 274 3.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,482 82.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 82.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,417 57.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,282 30.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 269 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 241 5.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,209 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,209 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.4% were employed full time, 30.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 464 11.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 350 8.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 466 11.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 822 20.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,596 40.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 474 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,079 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 886 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $474.

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

Unpaid work Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,217 67.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,172 28.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 976 12.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,336 17.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.3% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,460 19.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,834 23.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,014 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 912 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,072 41.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 937 35.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 567 21.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 36 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 35.9% were couple families with children, 41.0% were couple families without children and 21.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.8% of single parents were male and 85.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,664 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,724 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,724 and those without children was $1,664.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 361 18.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 67 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 398 19.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 286 14.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 112 5.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 556 27.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 113 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 114 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 19.8% 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,784 91.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 345 8.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,360 88.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 59 1.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 341 9.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 22 0.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 88.8% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 114 3.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 578 15.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,317 61.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 680 18.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 84 2.2 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.3% had 2 bedrooms and 61.3% 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,304 34.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,240 32.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,116 29.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 112 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,571 68.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,073 28.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 138 3.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.0% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.8% 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 196 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 297 7.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,426 37.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,392 36.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 554 14.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 114 3.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.6% 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 Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 130 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 50.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 64 49.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 130 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 50.8%) were male and 64 (or 49.2%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 920 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $920.

Mortgage and rent Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Kangaroo Flat (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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