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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Sandringham (Vic.)

Code SSC21184 (SSC)
People 9,309
Male 4,415
Female 4,894
Median age 42
Families 2,415
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,885
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,836
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $386
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,309 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,415 47.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,894 52.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,309 people in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 613 6.6 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 641 6.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 615 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 562 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 453 4.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 320 3.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 354 3.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 615 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 822 8.8 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 741 8.0 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 655 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 580 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 580 6.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 430 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 308 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 247 2.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 266 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 508 5.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,921 52.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 167 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 652 8.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 638 8.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,060 27.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,537 54.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 535 8.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,476 37.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 226 8.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 485 17.6 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 177 6.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 193 7.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 177 6.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 135 4.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 321 11.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 114 4.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 439 15.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 45 1.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 442 16.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,754 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 20.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,715 72.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,712 30.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 733 8.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 509 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,834 55.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 55.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,687 58.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,489 32.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 238 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 172 3.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,586 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,586 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 579 13.1 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 470 10.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 445 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 468 10.6 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,216 50.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 783 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,548 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,836 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $783.

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

Unpaid work Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,574 74.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,286 30.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 926 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,700 22.9 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.7% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,826 24.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,096 28.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 943 12.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 708 9.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 827 34.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,270 52.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 289 12.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 29 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 52.6% were couple families with children, 34.2% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,564 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,189 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,189 and those without children was $2,564.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 419 20.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 89 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 563 26.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 360 17.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 110 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 307 14.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 108 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 140 6.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 26.9% 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 Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,405 90.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 346 9.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,139 62.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 583 17.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 670 19.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.2 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 62.8% were separate houses, 17.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 188 5.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 860 25.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,286 37.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,007 29.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 49 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 25.3% had 2 bedrooms and 37.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,452 42.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,093 32.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 758 22.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 35 1.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 65 1.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.7% were owned outright, 32.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,400 70.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 953 28.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 48 1.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 70.6% were family households, 28.0% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 19.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.1% 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 Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 386 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 239 7.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,261 37.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,387 40.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 431 12.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 86 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.7% 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 Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 28.6 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 15 71.4 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 28.6%) were male and 15 (or 71.4%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,833 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,833.

Mortgage and rent Sandringham (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 185 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,250 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Sandringham (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $185 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,250.

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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