2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Launching Place

Code SSC20774 (SSC)
People 2,492
Male 1,228
Female 1,264
Median age 38
Families 668
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 928
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,185
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,492 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,228 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,264 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,492 people in Launching Place (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 154 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 196 7.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 181 7.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 184 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 167 6.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 118 4.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 130 5.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 174 7.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 204 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 199 8.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 196 7.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 171 6.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 176 7.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 90 3.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 74 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 36 1.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 18 0.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 0.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Launching Place (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 984 50.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 69 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 190 9.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 62 3.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 653 33.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Launching Place (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.3% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Launching Place (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 896 51.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 205 11.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 641 36.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Launching Place (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 42 5.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 176 22.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 34 4.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 2.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 133 16.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 2.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 22 2.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 7.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 53 6.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 18 2.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 221 27.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 798 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Launching Place (State Suburbs) 32.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.1% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 13.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,009 80.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 423 18.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 211 9.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 165 7.2 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,495 65.2 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), 65.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 727 56.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 423 32.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 85 6.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 52 4.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,287 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,287 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Launching Place (State Suburbs). Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 150 12.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 119 9.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 159 12.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 223 18.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 504 40.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Launching Place (State Suburbs), 12.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Launching Place (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 545 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,315 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,185 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Launching Place (State Suburbs) was $545.

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

Unpaid work Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,428 73.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 631 32.2 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 225 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 349 17.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.2% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 414 21.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 522 26.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 249 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 242 12.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Launching Place (State Suburbs), 26.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 231 34.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 330 49.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 100 15.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Launching Place (State Suburbs), 49.4% were couple families with children, 34.6% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Launching Place (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,908 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,908 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 95 16.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 5.7 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 159 28.2 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 113 20.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 68 12.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 39 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 5.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 28.2% 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 Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 820 93.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 57 6.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), 93.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 617 75.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 197 24.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Launching Place (State Suburbs), 75.2% were separate houses, 24.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 1.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 75 9.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 430 52.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 288 35.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 9.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 263 32.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 461 56.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 67 8.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 23 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Launching Place (State Suburbs), 32.2% were owned outright, 56.4% were owned with a mortgage and 8.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 658 80.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 142 17.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 2.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.5% were family households, 17.4% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), 18.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.6 -- 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 Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
None 12 1.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 187 22.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 348 42.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 254 31.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), 22.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.1% 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 Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 35.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 64.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Launching Place (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 35.3%) were male and 11 (or 64.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Launching Place % 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 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Launching Place % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Launching Place (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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