2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Marong

Code SSC20851 (SSC)
People 899
Male 452
Female 447
Median age 40
Families 257
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 357
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,165
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,497
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Total 899 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 452 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 447 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 24 2.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 899 people in Marong (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 62 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 58 6.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 6.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 70 7.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 48 5.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 48 5.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 56 6.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 50 5.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 80 8.9 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 63 7.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 73 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 76 8.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 61 6.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 24 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 1.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Marong (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 412 57.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 55 7.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 18 2.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 217 30.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Marong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 91 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Marong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 378 57.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 69 10.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 209 31.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Marong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Marong (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 18 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 61 23.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 2.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 17.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 4.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 4.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 24 9.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 6.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 54 21.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 257 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Marong (State Suburbs) 28.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 27.0% in secondary school and 14.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 795 88.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 70 8.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 33 3.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 26 3.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 709 84.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Marong (State Suburbs), 84.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Marong % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 273 58.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 144 31.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 465 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 465 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Marong (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 11.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 9.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 54 12.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 86 19.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 189 42.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Marong (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Marong (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 530 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,408 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,165 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Marong (State Suburbs) was $530.

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

Unpaid work Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 537 74.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 217 30.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 77 10.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 134 18.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Marong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Marong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 134 18.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 197 27.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 98 13.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 105 14.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Marong (State Suburbs), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 94 36.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 136 52.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 24 9.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Marong (State Suburbs), 52.9% were couple families with children, 36.6% were couple families without children and 9.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Marong (State Suburbs) 28.0% of single parents were male and 72.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,328 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,808 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,808 and those without children was $1,328.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 43 18.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 6.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 23.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 29 12.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 6.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 43 18.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 15 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 7.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Marong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.7% had both partners employed full-time, 6.1% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 313 92.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 7.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Marong (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 292 93.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 6.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Marong (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 6.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 3.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 8.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 158 50.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 111 35.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Marong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.5% had 1 bedroom, 8.6% had 2 bedrooms and 50.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 119 38.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 140 44.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 48 15.4 515,586 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 5 1.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Marong (State Suburbs), 38.1% were owned outright, 44.9% were owned with a mortgage and 15.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 251 79.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 61 19.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Marong (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.7% were family households, 19.4% were single person households and 1.0% were group households.

Household income Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Marong (State Suburbs), 24.3% 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 Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,497 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Marong % Victoria % Australia %
None 10 3.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 62 19.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 129 41.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 33.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Marong (State Suburbs), 19.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.8% 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 Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 23 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 78.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 21.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Marong (State Suburbs), there were 23 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 78.3%) were male and 5 (or 21.7%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Marong % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Marong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Marong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Marong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $650.

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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