2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Macarthur (Vic.)

Code SSC20819 (SSC)
People 618
Male 308
Female 310
Median age 44
Families 176
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 313
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $822
Median monthly mortgage repayments $945
Median weekly rent $70
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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 618 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 308 49.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 310 50.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 618 people in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 59 9.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 44 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10 1.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 17 2.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 20 3.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 27 4.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 47 7.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 66 10.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 45 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 41 6.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 49 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 37 6.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 31 5.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 3.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 3.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 281 58.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 10 2.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 41 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 7.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 111 23.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 268 59.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 32 7.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 151 33.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 20 10.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 64 33.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 4.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 37 19.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 5.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 10.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 15.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 190 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 30.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.0% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 9.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 538 87.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 62 10.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 29 4.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 28 4.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 480 80.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 80.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 184 60.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 85 28.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 25 8.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 3.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 303 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 303 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 3.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 8.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 29 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 26 8.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 33 11.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 151 51.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 472 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,025 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 822 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $472.

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

Unpaid work Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 346 72.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 144 30.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 57 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 168 35.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% 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, 35.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 92 19.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 108 22.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 61 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 86 18.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 22.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 18.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 84 47.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 70 39.8 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 19 10.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.7 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 39.8% were couple families with children, 47.7% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,562 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,708 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,708 and those without children was $1,562.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 25.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 41 27.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 14 9.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 7.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 21 14.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 10 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 27.7% 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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 253 82.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 54 17.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 82.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 242 95.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 1.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 2.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 2.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 15.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 125 49.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 83 32.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 2.0 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.8% had 2 bedrooms and 49.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 128 50.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 76 30.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 15.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 3.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 50.8% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 15.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 171 68.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 75 29.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 35.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 70 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 945 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 10 4.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 64 25.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 101 39.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 69 27.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 25.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.3% 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 Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macarthur (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macarthur (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Macarthur (Vic.) % 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 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Macarthur (Vic.) (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 $0.

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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