2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Point Cook

Code SSC21093 (SSC)
People 32,413
Male 16,318
Female 16,095
Median age 31
Families 9,081
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 11,525
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,986
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Total 32,413 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 16,318 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,095 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 32,413 people in Point Cook (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,097 12.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,971 9.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,140 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,588 4.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,537 4.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,862 8.8 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4,235 13.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,090 12.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,090 9.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,025 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,290 4.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 923 2.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 700 2.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 386 1.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 254 0.8 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 0.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 62 0.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 0.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Point Cook (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 28.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 14,785 63.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 532 2.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,109 4.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 326 1.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,456 27.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Point Cook (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.7% were married and 7.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 42 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Point Cook (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 13,831 63.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,129 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,993 27.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Point Cook (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 845 8.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,138 21.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,036 10.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 363 3.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 926 9.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 663 6.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 283 2.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 547 5.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,354 13.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 375 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,422 14.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,952 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Point Cook (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.5% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 19.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 17,647 54.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 18,331 59.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,018 6.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,386 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 9,213 29.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), 29.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 59.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,815 67.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,758 21.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 956 5.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 888 5.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,417 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 17,417 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Point Cook (State Suburbs). Of these 67.8% were employed full time, 21.6% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,326 8.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,170 7.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,266 7.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 3,071 18.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 8,740 52.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Point Cook (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Point Cook (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 849 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,057 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,986 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Point Cook (State Suburbs) was $849.

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

Unpaid work Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 17,326 74.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9,707 41.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,955 8.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,817 12.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Point Cook (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, 41.8% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,654 24.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 6,556 28.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,685 11.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,430 10.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Point Cook (State Suburbs), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,628 28.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 5,539 61.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 794 8.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 120 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Point Cook (State Suburbs), 61.0% were couple families with children, 28.9% were couple families without children and 8.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Point Cook (State Suburbs) 15.2% of single parents were male and 84.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,439 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,428 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,428 and those without children was $2,439.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,514 30.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 163 2.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,716 21.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,918 23.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 300 3.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 511 6.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 605 7.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 439 5.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 21.0% 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 Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 10,172 90.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,038 9.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), 90.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,352 91.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 612 6.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 202 2.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Cook (State Suburbs), 91.9% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 0.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 265 2.6 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,365 33.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,429 63.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 2.6% had 2 bedrooms and 33.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,231 12.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 6,261 61.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,511 24.7 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 50 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 118 1.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Point Cook (State Suburbs), 12.1% were owned outright, 61.6% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 8,841 86.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,034 10.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 296 2.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.9% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), 8.6% 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 Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.3 -- 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 Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
None 180 1.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,949 29.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,473 53.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,421 14.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 148 1.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), 29.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 53.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.0% 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 Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 131 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 71 54.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 60 45.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Point Cook (State Suburbs), there were 131 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 71 (or 54.2%) were male and 60 (or 45.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,812 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,812.

Mortgage and rent Point Cook % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Point Cook (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,700.

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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