2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Mount Pleasant (Vic.)

Code SSC20946 (SSC)
People 2,122
Male 999
Female 1,123
Median age 31
Families 542
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 911
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $905
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,127
Median weekly rent $190
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,122 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 999 47.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,123 52.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 1.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,122 people in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.1% were male and 52.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 157 7.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 152 7.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 151 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 158 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 215 10.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 145 6.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 142 6.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 142 6.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 152 7.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 125 5.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 135 6.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 116 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 95 4.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 67 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 58 2.7 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 51 2.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 31 1.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 643 38.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 70 4.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 164 9.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 79 4.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 703 42.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.8% were married and 14.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 566 37.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 181 11.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 771 50.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 37 4.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 122 16.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 44 5.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 25 3.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 102 13.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 3.8 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 2.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 6.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 147 19.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 21 2.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 160 21.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 755 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 35.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.3% were in primary school, 19.6% in secondary school and 26.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,802 84.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 256 13.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 117 6.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 91 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,494 76.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 76.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 501 51.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 333 34.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 79 8.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 967 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 967 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.8% were employed full time, 34.4% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 115 12.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 104 11.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 111 12.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 162 18.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 343 38.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 485 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,035 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 905 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $485.

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

Unpaid work Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,184 71.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 505 30.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 220 13.3 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 335 20.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 363 21.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 414 24.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 211 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 198 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 185 34.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 198 36.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 151 27.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 36.6% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 27.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 8.9% of single parents were male and 91.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,781 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,979 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,979 and those without children was $1,781.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 62 16.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 4.5 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 85 22.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 15.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 25 6.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 87 22.8 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 23 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 815 92.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 62 7.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 710 87.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 76 9.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 29 3.6 250,493 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 Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 87.1% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 19 2.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 155 19.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 500 61.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 127 15.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 61.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 224 27.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 271 33.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 300 36.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 27.4% were owned outright, 33.2% were owned with a mortgage and 36.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 530 65.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 235 28.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 49 6.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 6.0% were group households.

Household income Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 29.4% 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 Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 190 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,127 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 60 7.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 344 42.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 277 33.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 104 12.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.7% 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 Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 54.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 45.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 54.2%) were male and 11 (or 45.8%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Mount Pleasant (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 143 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,377 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Pleasant (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $143 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,377.

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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