2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Seaford (Vic.)

Code SSC21193 (SSC)
People 16,033
Male 7,996
Female 8,037
Median age 39
Families 4,234
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 7,605
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,558
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 16,033 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,996 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,037 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 140 0.9 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,033 people in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,096 6.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 798 5.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 752 4.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 876 5.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 934 5.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,078 6.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,219 7.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,323 8.3 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,175 7.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,089 6.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,121 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,083 6.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 972 6.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 793 4.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 581 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 463 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 385 2.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 295 1.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,307 39.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 563 4.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,666 12.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 834 6.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,018 37.5 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.6% were married and 16.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,850 39.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,498 12.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,822 47.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 269 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 804 18.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 107 2.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 64 1.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 607 14.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 104 2.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 68 1.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 398 9.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 360 8.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 136 3.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,356 31.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,273 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.8% were in primary school, 18.2% in secondary school and 17.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 11,490 71.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,464 30.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,286 8.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 885 6.0 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,082 54.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 54.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,797 60.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,175 27.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 503 6.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 519 6.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,994 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,994 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 27.2% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 720 9.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 672 9.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 778 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,479 19.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,318 44.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 559 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,334 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $559.

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

Unpaid work Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,353 69.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,524 26.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,481 11.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,945 14.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,079 23.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,493 26.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,526 11.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,256 9.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,656 39.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,570 37.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 921 21.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 88 2.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.1% were couple families with children, 39.1% were couple families without children and 21.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 19.8% of single parents were male and 80.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,965 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,045 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,045 and those without children was $1,965.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 687 21.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 137 4.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 680 21.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 523 16.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 172 5.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 650 20.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 216 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 162 5.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 6,634 91.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 585 8.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,798 72.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 585 8.8 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,168 17.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 83 1.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 72.3% were separate houses, 8.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 311 4.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,592 24.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,539 53.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,046 15.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 124 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 53.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,928 29.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,274 34.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,111 31.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 121 1.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 202 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 29.1% were owned outright, 34.3% were owned with a mortgage and 31.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 4,176 62.9 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,208 33.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 251 3.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.9% were family households, 33.3% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.8% 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 Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 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 Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,558 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 638 9.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,719 41.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,218 33.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 806 12.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 254 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% 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 Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 140 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 67 47.9 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 73 52.1 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 140 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 67 (or 47.9%) were male and 73 (or 52.1%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,036 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,036.

Mortgage and rent Seaford (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 226 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,513 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Seaford (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $226 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,513.

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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