2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Kennington

Code SSC20699 (SSC)
People 5,830
Male 2,717
Female 3,113
Median age 40
Families 1,387
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,609
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $990
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,830 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,717 46.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,113 53.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 41 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,830 people in Kennington (State Suburbs) of these 46.6% were male and 53.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 327 5.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 262 4.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 330 5.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 400 6.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 643 11.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 371 6.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 253 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 303 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 341 5.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 362 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 361 6.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 333 5.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 287 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 241 4.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 222 3.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 226 3.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 233 4.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 334 5.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kennington (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,052 41.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 152 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 390 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 494 10.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,825 37.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kennington (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kennington (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,808 42.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 315 7.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,123 50.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kennington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kennington (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 80 4.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 213 12.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 123 7.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 41 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 12.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 82 4.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 53 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 133 7.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 399 22.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 46 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 358 20.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,753 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kennington (State Suburbs) 30.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.5% were in primary school, 20.5% in secondary school and 30.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,969 85.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 746 13.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 279 5.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 154 2.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,345 78.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kennington (State Suburbs), 78.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kennington % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,533 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 945 34.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 152 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 139 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,769 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,769 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kennington (State Suburbs). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 34.1% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 373 14.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 264 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 305 11.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 459 17.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,073 40.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kennington (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kennington (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 529 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,317 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 990 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kennington (State Suburbs) was $529.

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

Unpaid work Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,469 70.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,176 23.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 586 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,151 23.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kennington (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, 23.9% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,149 23.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,275 26.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 580 11.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 460 9.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kennington (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 569 41.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 521 37.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 266 19.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 31 2.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kennington (State Suburbs), 37.6% were couple families with children, 41.0% were couple families without children and 19.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Kennington (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,983 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,170 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kennington (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,170 and those without children was $1,983.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 208 19.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 251 23.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 150 13.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 60 5.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 236 21.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 59 5.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 79 7.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Kennington (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 23.0% 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,321 91.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 225 8.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Kennington (State Suburbs), 91.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,887 81.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 150 6.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 279 12.0 250,493 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 Kennington (State Suburbs), 81.3% were separate houses, 6.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 54 2.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 572 24.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,113 47.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 535 23.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kennington (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 24.6% had 2 bedrooms and 47.9% 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 851 36.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 563 24.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 831 35.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 68 2.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kennington (State Suburbs), 36.7% were owned outright, 24.3% were owned with a mortgage and 35.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,377 59.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 766 33.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 178 7.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Kennington (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.3% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 7.7% were group households.

Household income Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kennington (State Suburbs), 28.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.9% 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
None 203 8.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 953 41.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 774 33.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 311 13.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 80 3.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kennington (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 40.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 25 59.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kennington (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 40.5%) were male and 25 (or 59.5%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,149 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kennington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,149.

Mortgage and rent Kennington % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 216 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 433 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Kennington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $216 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $433.

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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