2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Springvale South

Code SSC21247 (SSC)
People 12,184
Male 6,066
Female 6,118
Median age 34
Families 3,211
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,014
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $998
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $277
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Total 12,184 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,066 49.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,118 50.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,184 people in Springvale South (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 765 6.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 751 6.2 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 798 6.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 931 7.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 986 8.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,066 8.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 851 7.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 834 6.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 808 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 806 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 812 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 655 5.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 693 5.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 481 3.9 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 364 3.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 249 2.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 169 1.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 164 1.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Springvale South (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,863 49.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 289 2.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 873 8.8 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 530 5.4 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,310 33.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Springvale South (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.3% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Springvale South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,402 47.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 403 4.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,445 48.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Springvale South (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 162 4.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 578 14.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 253 6.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 52 1.3 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 625 16.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 231 5.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 81 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 294 7.6 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 536 13.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 179 4.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 892 23.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,883 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Springvale South (State Suburbs) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.7% were in primary school, 24.1% in secondary school and 21.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,667 38.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 9,397 83.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 264 2.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 211 1.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,405 12.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), 12.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 83.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,149 57.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,450 26.6 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 351 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 495 9.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,445 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,445 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Springvale South (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 9.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 534 10.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 446 9.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 468 9.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,396 28.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,756 35.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Springvale South (State Suburbs), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Springvale South (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 383 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,024 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 998 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Springvale South (State Suburbs) was $383.

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

Unpaid work Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,396 54.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,313 23.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 955 9.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 862 8.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.4% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,049 20.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,845 18.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 792 8.0 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 713 7.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Springvale South (State Suburbs), 18.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 848 26.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,582 49.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 702 21.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 80 2.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Springvale South (State Suburbs), 49.3% were couple families with children, 26.4% were couple families without children and 21.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.5 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.5 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Springvale South (State Suburbs) 13.5% of single parents were male and 86.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,489 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,705 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,705 and those without children was $1,489.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 458 18.8 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 99 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 283 11.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 469 19.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 196 8.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 646 26.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 138 5.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 145 6.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 11.6% 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 Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,729 95.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 164 4.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), 95.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,977 79.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 347 9.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 356 9.5 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 48 1.3 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Springvale South (State Suburbs), 79.9% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 48 1.3 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 525 14.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,095 56.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 946 25.4 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 103 2.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 14.1% had 2 bedrooms and 56.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,403 37.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,265 33.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 888 23.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 28 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 146 3.9 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Springvale South (State Suburbs), 37.6% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 23.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,986 80.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 629 16.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 115 3.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.1% were family households, 16.9% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), 26.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 277 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
None 262 7.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,213 32.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,386 37.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 709 19.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 158 4.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), 32.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 41.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 23 59.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Springvale South (State Suburbs), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 41.0%) were male and 23 (or 59.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,031 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,031.

Mortgage and rent Springvale South % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 290 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Springvale South (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $290 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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