2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Macedon

Code SSC20943 (SSC)
People 1,321
Male 685
Female 636
Median age 45
Families 390
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 618
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,779
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,321 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 685 51.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 636 48.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,321 people in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 71 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 102 7.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 83 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 83 6.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 38 2.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 34 2.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 49 3.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 76 5.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 95 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 114 8.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 115 8.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 119 9.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 127 9.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 103 7.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 60 4.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 0.8 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 1.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 677 63.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 2.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 76 7.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 3.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 255 23.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.4% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 593 62.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 88 9.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 268 28.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 20 4.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 77 18.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 8.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 5.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 7.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 27 6.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 9.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 5.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 42 10.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 9 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 84 20.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 409 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.6% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 15.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 986 74.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 327 26.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 120 9.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 82 6.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 715 57.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 57.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 375 54.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 237 34.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 5.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 33 4.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 685 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 685 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 34.6% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 99 15.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 66 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 11.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 76 11.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 299 45.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 15.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 717 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,872 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,779 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) was $717.

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

Unpaid work Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 842 78.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 319 29.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 128 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 309 28.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.9% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 185 17.3 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 342 32.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 159 14.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 158 14.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 32.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 181 46.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 170 43.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 40 10.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 43.5% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 10.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 71.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs) 28.2% of single parents were male and 71.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,281 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,710 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,710 and those without children was $2,281.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 65 18.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 83 23.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 59 16.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 8.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 56 16.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 17 4.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 6.3 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 458 77.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 136 22.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 77.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 457 100.0 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 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 34 7.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 222 48.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 199 43.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 7.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 197 42.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 207 45.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 46 10.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 1.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 42.9% were owned outright, 45.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 382 83.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 71 15.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.2% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.9% 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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.1 -- 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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
None 7 1.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 92 20.1 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 236 51.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 120 26.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 0.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), 20.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 51.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.2% 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 Mount Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 37.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 62.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 37.5%) were male and 5 (or 62.5%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Macedon % 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 1 -- 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 Mount Macedon (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Mount Macedon % 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 Mount Macedon (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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