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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Serpentine (Vic.)

Code SSC21202 (SSC)
People 307
Male 156
Female 151
Median age 45
Families 84
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 146
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $854
Median monthly mortgage repayments $567
Median weekly rent $78
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 307 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 156 50.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 151 49.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 307 people in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 27 8.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 26 8.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 21 6.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 4.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 1.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 9 2.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 17 5.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 6.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 11 3.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 33 10.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 8.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 15 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 5.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 4.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 4.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 156 66.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 3.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 9 3.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 13 5.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 48 20.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 66.4% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 135 67.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 13 6.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 52 26.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 7.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 23 29.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 3.8 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 20.3 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 5.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 24 30.4 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 79 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 25.3% in secondary school and 3.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 272 88.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 16 5.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 3.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5 1.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 251 89.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 5.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 98 68.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 39 27.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 7 4.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 144 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 144 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 68.1% were employed full time, 27.1% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 16 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 11 7.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 7.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11 7.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 86 60.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 60.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 58 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 58 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 572 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,031 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 854 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $572.

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

Unpaid work Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 170 72.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 85 36.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 39 16.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 82 35.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 16.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 35.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 45 19.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 55 23.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 35 14.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 33 14.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 23.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 43 51.8 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 31 37.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 10.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 37.3% were couple families with children, 51.8% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,694 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,083 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,083 and those without children was $1,694.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 14 18.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 5.2 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 23 29.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 17 22.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 9 11.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 5 6.5 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 6.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 29.9% 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 117 87.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 17 12.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 87.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 114 96.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 3.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 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 Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 96.6% were separate houses, 3.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 16.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 61 51.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32 27.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.5 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 Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 48 41.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 24 20.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 38 32.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.0% were owned outright, 20.5% were owned with a mortgage and 32.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 89 76.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 27 23.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.7% were family households, 23.3% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 78 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 567 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 4 3.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 35 30.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 36 31.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 41 35.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 30.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 35.3% 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 Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Serpentine (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Serpentine (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Serpentine (Vic.) % 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 Serpentine (Vic.) (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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