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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Montrose (Vic.)

Code SSC20913 (SSC)
People 6,732
Male 3,268
Female 3,464
Median age 40
Families 1,809
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,450
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,389
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,732 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,268 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,464 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 39 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,732 people in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 406 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 420 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 469 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 514 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 422 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 325 4.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 351 5.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 443 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 493 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 502 7.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 484 7.2 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 431 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 448 6.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 318 4.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 195 2.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 136 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 145 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 231 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,840 52.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 157 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 434 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 371 6.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,638 30.1 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,610 53.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 450 9.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,831 37.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 129 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 472 21.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 62 2.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 58 2.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 301 13.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 87 4.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 130 6.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 179 8.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 199 9.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 49 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 512 23.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,178 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 17.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,354 79.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,357 21.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 556 8.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 415 6.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,924 62.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 62.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,065 58.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,173 33.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 187 5.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 129 3.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,554 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,554 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 3.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 438 12.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 351 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 387 11.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 583 17.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,480 43.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Montrose (Vic.) % 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 Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 613 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,642 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,389 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $613.

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

Unpaid work Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,062 74.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,708 31.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 634 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,048 19.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,271 23.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,465 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 798 14.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 531 9.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 612 33.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 945 52.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 231 12.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 52.2% were couple families with children, 33.8% were couple families without children and 12.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 26.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 26.0% of single parents were male and 74.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,961 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,266 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,266 and those without children was $1,961.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 300 19.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 74 4.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 474 30.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 256 16.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 76 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 222 14.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 83 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 72 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 30.4% 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,250 94.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 5.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 94.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,101 93.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 136 6.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 0.6 250,493 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 Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 93.3% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 105 4.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 200 8.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,069 47.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 849 37.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 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 Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 47.5% 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 776 34.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,130 50.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 259 11.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 39 1.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 46 2.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 50.2% were owned with a mortgage and 11.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,775 78.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 440 19.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 35 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.9% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.5 -- 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.7 -- 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 92 4.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 519 23.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 952 42.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 638 28.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 52 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.3% 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 Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 15 38.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 24 61.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 31 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 15 (or 38.5%) were male and 24 (or 61.5%) were female. The median age was 31 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Montrose (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,687 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Montrose (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,687.

Mortgage and rent Montrose (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 1,767 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Montrose (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 $1,767.

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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