2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Smythesdale

Code SSC21226 (SSC)
People 849
Male 451
Female 398
Median age 38
Families 228
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 350
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,085
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,192
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Total 849 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 451 53.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 398 46.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 849 people in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 59 6.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 8.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 7.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 6.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 37 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 26 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 50 5.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 64 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 69 8.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 64 7.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 66 7.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 71 8.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 69 8.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 39 4.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 28 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 1.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 364 55.2 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 18 2.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 71 10.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 3.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 184 27.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.2% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 64 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 321 55.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 81 14.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 178 30.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 18 6.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 64 23.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 3.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 3.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 38 13.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 6.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 2.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 5.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 5 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 82 30.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 273 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs) 32.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.4% were in primary school, 22.7% in secondary school and 8.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 702 82.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 96 12.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 46 6.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 35 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 591 77.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 77.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 230 58.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 125 31.8 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 4.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 393 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 393 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Smythesdale (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 13.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 12.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 35 9.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 65 17.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 158 42.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,165 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,085 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Smythesdale (State Suburbs) was $490.

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

Unpaid work Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 447 67.9 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 195 29.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 93 14.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 136 20.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.6% provided care for children and 14.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 115 17.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 165 25.0 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 75 11.4 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 97 14.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 96 42.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 106 46.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 22 9.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 46.7% were couple families with children, 42.3% were couple families without children and 9.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 74.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs) 25.9% of single parents were male and 74.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,725 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,727 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,727 and those without children was $1,725.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 38 18.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 49 24.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 38 18.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 45 22.1 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 8 3.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 3.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 285 86.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 45 13.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 86.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 270 94.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 2.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 2.1 250,493 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 Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 6 2.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 29 10.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 152 53.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 87 30.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.8 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 10.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 113 39.9 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 134 47.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 25 8.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 39.9% were owned outright, 47.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 224 78.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 58 20.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.6% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
None 6 2.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 68 24.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 117 41.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 88 31.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.4 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Smythesdale (State Suburbs), 24.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 31.1% 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 Smythesdale % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Smythesdale (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Smythesdale % 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 Smythesdale (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 Smythesdale % 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 Smythesdale (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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