2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

South Geelong

Code SSC21234 (SSC)
People 907
Male 439
Female 468
Median age 36
Families 226
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 459
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,253
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,343
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Total 907 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 439 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 468 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 907 people in South Geelong (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 68 7.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 53 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 41 4.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 42 4.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 53 5.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 102 11.2 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 78 8.6 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 89 9.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 73 8.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 63 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 49 5.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 60 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 36 4.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 3.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 3.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 15 1.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 1.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in South Geelong (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.1% of the population.

Registered marital status South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 306 41.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 75 10.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 5.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 303 40.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in South Geelong (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in South Geelong (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 274 39.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 85 12.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 328 47.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in South Geelong (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 15 6.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 36 14.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 8.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 4.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 17 6.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 14 5.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 10.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 41 16.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 56 22.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 248 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In South Geelong (State Suburbs) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 13.7% in secondary school and 27.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 724 79.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 179 20.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 68 7.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 52 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 558 65.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), 65.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 309 58.7 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 151 28.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 36 6.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 526 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 526 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in South Geelong (State Suburbs). Of these 58.7% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 9.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 46 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 52 10.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 74 15.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 241 49.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in South Geelong (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in South Geelong (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 668 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,703 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,253 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in South Geelong (State Suburbs) was $668.

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

Unpaid work South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 574 76.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 208 27.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 86 11.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 139 18.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.8% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 211 28.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 220 29.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 80 10.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 8.0 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in South Geelong (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 94 41.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 86 38.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 37 16.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 4.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in South Geelong (State Suburbs), 38.1% were couple families with children, 41.6% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In South Geelong (State Suburbs) 24.3% of single parents were male and 75.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,139 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,308 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,308 and those without children was $2,139.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 45 24.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 4.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 54 29.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 16.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 4.9 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 14 7.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 11 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 29.5% 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 South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 396 91.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 38 8.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), 91.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 277 70.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 9.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 82 20.8 250,493 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 South Geelong (State Suburbs), 70.1% were separate houses, 9.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 23 5.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 142 35.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 168 42.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 59 14.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.8% had 1 bedroom, 35.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 109 27.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 139 35.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 141 35.6 515,586 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 7 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in South Geelong (State Suburbs), 27.5% were owned outright, 35.1% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 223 56.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 140 35.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 8.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.5% were family households, 35.4% were single person households and 8.1% were group households.

Household income South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), 22.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.8% 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 South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 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 South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,343 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
None 36 9.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 182 46.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 134 33.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 8.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), 46.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.8% 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 South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in South Geelong (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,833 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,833.

Mortgage and rent South Geelong % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 190 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In South Geelong (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $190 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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