2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Shelford

Code SSC21210 (SSC)
People 316
Male 158
Female 158
Median age 40
Families 83
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 136
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,151
Median monthly mortgage repayments $759
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Total 316 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 158 50.0 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 158 50.0 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 316 people in Shelford (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 16 5.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 10.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 16 5.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 20 6.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 6.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 22 7.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14 4.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 20 6.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 23 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 36 11.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 21 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 7.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 4.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Shelford (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 149 60.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 0 0.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 14 5.6 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 5.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 71 28.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Shelford (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 6.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 68 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Shelford (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 140 61.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 16 7.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 72 31.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Shelford (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Shelford (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 5 5.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 34 36.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 4.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 10.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 8.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 6.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 6.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 7.4 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 14.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 94 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Shelford (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.9% were in primary school, 25.8% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 278 88.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 40 13.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 22 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8 2.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 236 77.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Shelford (State Suburbs), 77.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Shelford % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 107 62.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 47 27.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 8.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 1.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 171 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 171 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Shelford (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 1.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 6 3.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 19 11.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 14.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 87 52.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Shelford (State Suburbs), 3.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Shelford (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 536 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,047 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,151 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Shelford (State Suburbs) was $536.

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

Unpaid work Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 197 79.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 78 31.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 32 12.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 76 30.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Shelford (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 30.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 56 22.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 67 26.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 33 13.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 40 16.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Shelford (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 34.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 47 56.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 8.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Shelford (State Suburbs), 56.6% were couple families with children, 34.9% were couple families without children and 8.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Shelford (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,031 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shelford (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $2,031.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 26.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 25.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 12.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 9 11.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 8 10.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3 3.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Shelford (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 25.6% 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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 113 85.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 19 14.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Shelford (State Suburbs), 85.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 113 100.0 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 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 Shelford (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 13 11.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 56 48.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 34.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 2.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Shelford (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 11.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 44 39.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 36.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 20.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 3.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Shelford (State Suburbs), 39.3% were owned outright, 36.6% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 86 76.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 23.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Shelford (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.8% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Shelford (State Suburbs), 32.0% 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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 759 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 2.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 20 17.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 51 45.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 38 33.9 327,268 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 Shelford (State Suburbs), 17.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.9% 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 Shelford % 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 Shelford (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 Shelford % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Shelford (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $250.

Mortgage and rent Shelford % 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 300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Shelford (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 $300.

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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