2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Kilsyth

Code SSC20713 (SSC)
People 10,043
Male 4,802
Female 5,241
Median age 39
Families 2,734
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,241
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,104
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,603
Median weekly rent $274
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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Total 10,043 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,802 47.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,241 52.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,043 people in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 646 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 558 5.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 545 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 617 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 626 6.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 709 7.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 691 6.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 674 6.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 606 6.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 631 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 684 6.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 617 6.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 640 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 499 5.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 367 3.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 266 2.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 304 3.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 364 3.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,852 46.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 278 3.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 824 9.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 690 8.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,652 32.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,525 46.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 747 9.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,244 43.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 154 5.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 577 21.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 3.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 62 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 429 16.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 84 3.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 80 3.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 271 10.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 248 9.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 80 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 611 22.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,683 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.1% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 7,815 77.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,383 25.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 815 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 556 5.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,724 60.4 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 60.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,092 60.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,534 30.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 284 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 205 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,115 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,115 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kilsyth (State Suburbs). Of these 60.4% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 552 11.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 466 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 519 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,000 20.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,090 42.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 562 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,361 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,104 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kilsyth (State Suburbs) was $562.

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

Unpaid work Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,942 71.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,336 28.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 944 11.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,362 16.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,921 23.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,196 26.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 972 11.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 855 10.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,036 37.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,131 41.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 523 19.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 44 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 41.4% were couple families with children, 37.9% were couple families without children and 19.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,969 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,039 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,039 and those without children was $1,969.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 441 20.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 78 3.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 545 25.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 374 17.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 398 18.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 139 6.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 4.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 25.1% 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,828 92.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 307 7.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,988 78.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 173 4.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 659 17.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 78.0% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 146 3.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 597 15.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,117 55.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 910 23.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 54 1.4 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 Kilsyth (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 55.3% 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,350 35.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,576 41.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 748 19.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 58 1.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 97 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 35.3% were owned outright, 41.2% were owned with a mortgage and 19.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,691 70.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,026 26.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 112 2.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.3% were family households, 26.8% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 25.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 274 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.9 -- 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
None 235 6.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,306 34.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,457 38.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 726 19.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 103 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 53 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 47.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 28 52.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kilsyth (State Suburbs), there were 53 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 47.2%) were male and 28 (or 52.8%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,281 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,281.

Mortgage and rent Kilsyth % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 480 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,156 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Kilsyth (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $480 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,156.

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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