2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Park Orchards

Code SSC21069 (SSC)
People 3,718
Male 1,888
Female 1,830
Median age 41
Families 1,005
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,191
Average people per household 3.3
Median weekly household income $2,329
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $455
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Total 3,718 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,888 50.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,830 49.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,718 people in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 161 4.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 294 7.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 332 8.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 342 9.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 241 6.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 116 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 81 2.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 194 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 343 9.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 330 8.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 325 8.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 232 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 223 6.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 212 5.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 124 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 94 2.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 47 1.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,863 63.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 1.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 92 3.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 91 3.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 834 28.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.8% were married and 4.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,701 62.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 99 3.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 903 33.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 21 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 69 5.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 232 17.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 128 9.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 59 4.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 76 5.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 100 7.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 214 16.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 75 5.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 193 14.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 1.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 167 12.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,336 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs) 36.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 29.2% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,949 79.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 916 25.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 296 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 244 6.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,099 59.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 59.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,096 55.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 710 35.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 103 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 67 3.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,976 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,976 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Park Orchards (State Suburbs). Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 35.9% were employed part-time and 3.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 295 15.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 215 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 201 10.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 170 8.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 931 48.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 15.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 720 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,437 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,329 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Park Orchards (State Suburbs) was $720.

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

Unpaid work Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,238 76.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 948 32.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 342 11.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 758 25.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.5% 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, 25.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 731 25.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 735 25.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 428 14.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 345 11.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 308 30.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 620 61.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 75 7.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 61.6% were couple families with children, 30.6% were couple families without children and 7.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs) 10.8% of single parents were male and 89.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,545 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,061 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,061 and those without children was $2,545.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 170 18.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 283 30.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 131 14.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 151 16.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 47 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.4% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 30.7% 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 Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,089 94.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 66 5.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,086 99.6 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 4 0.4 250,493 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 Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 99.6% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Park Orchards % 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 26 2.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 285 26.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 766 70.3 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.1 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 26.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 529 48.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 511 46.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 36 3.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 1.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 48.5% were owned outright, 46.8% were owned with a mortgage and 3.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 985 90.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 100 9.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 0.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.4% were family households, 9.2% were single person households and 0.5% were group households.

Household income Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 9.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 32.7% 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 Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 455 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.7 -- 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 Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 0.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 141 12.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 484 44.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 436 40.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 24 2.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), 12.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.0% 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 Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 67 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Park Orchards (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 4 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 67 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Park Orchards % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 4,500 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Park Orchards (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $4,500.

Mortgage and rent Park Orchards % 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 Park Orchards (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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