2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Soldiers Hill (Vic.)

Code SSC21228 (SSC)
People 2,832
Male 1,338
Female 1,494
Median age 34
Families 710
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,381
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,010
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,278
Median weekly rent $215
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,832 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,338 47.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,494 52.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 0.8 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,832 people in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 47.2% were male and 52.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 218 7.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 168 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 153 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 149 5.3 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 276 9.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 217 7.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 244 8.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 213 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 181 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 184 6.5 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 179 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 181 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 138 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 111 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 90 3.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 39 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 1.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 891 38.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 80 3.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 232 10.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 120 5.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 968 42.3 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.9% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 804 39.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 267 13.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 990 48.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 57 6.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 116 12.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 7.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 35 3.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 4.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 67 7.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 34 3.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 67 7.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 225 24.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 16 1.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 176 19.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 903 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 31.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 32.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,402 84.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 363 13.6 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 190 7.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 119 4.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,988 74.7 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 822 55.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 486 33.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 82 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 83 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,473 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,473 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 186 13.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 157 11.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 144 10.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 269 19.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 553 39.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 576 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,403 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,010 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $576.

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

Unpaid work Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,773 77.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 697 30.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 290 12.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 509 22.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.4% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 578 25.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 653 28.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 310 13.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 233 10.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 256 36.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 294 41.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 142 20.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 2.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 41.4% were couple families with children, 36.1% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,944 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,225 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,225 and those without children was $1,944.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 114 20.7 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 29 5.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 142 25.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 100 18.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 73 13.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 38 6.9 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 25.8% 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,173 89.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 144 10.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 89.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,018 86.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 87 7.4 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 65 5.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 86.7% were separate houses, 7.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 47 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 322 27.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 594 50.6 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 195 16.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.4 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 27.4% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 337 28.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 401 34.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 400 34.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.3 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 2.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.7% were owned outright, 34.2% were owned with a mortgage and 34.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 709 60.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 387 32.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 79 6.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.3% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.6% 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 215 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.4 -- 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,278 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.3 -- 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 133 11.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 496 42.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 388 33.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 125 10.6 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 2.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 42.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.6% 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 Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 9 37.5 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 15 62.5 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 9 (or 37.5%) were male and 15 (or 62.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Soldiers Hill (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 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Soldiers Hill (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Soldiers Hill (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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

Back to Top