2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Stawell

Code SSC21262 (SSC)
People 6,150
Male 2,983
Female 3,167
Median age 43
Families 1,618
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,905
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $824
Median monthly mortgage repayments $964
Median weekly rent $145
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,150 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,983 48.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,167 51.5 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 73 1.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,150 people in Stawell (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 340 5.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 377 6.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 386 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 378 6.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 342 5.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 270 4.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 332 5.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 333 5.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 408 6.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 424 6.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 408 6.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 431 7.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 435 7.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 355 5.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 258 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 243 4.0 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 219 3.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 210 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Stawell (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,425 48.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 184 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 427 8.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 467 9.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,547 30.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Stawell (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 12.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Stawell (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,155 48.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 389 8.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,929 43.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Stawell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 43 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Stawell (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 88 5.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 421 26.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 52 3.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 273 17.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 93 5.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 1.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 96 6.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 81 5.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 35 2.2 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 423 26.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,587 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Stawell (State Suburbs) 25.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 11.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,412 88.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 466 8.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 246 4.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 187 3.3 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,810 84.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Stawell (State Suburbs), 84.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Stawell % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,468 54.6 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 899 33.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 180 6.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 142 5.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,689 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,689 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Stawell (State Suburbs). Of these 54.6% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 306 12.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 241 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 350 13.7 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 385 15.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,084 42.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Stawell (State Suburbs), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Stawell (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 452 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,080 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 824 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Stawell (State Suburbs) was $452.

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

Unpaid work Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,392 67.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,312 26.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 624 12.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,161 23.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Stawell (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 12.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 918 18.2 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,186 23.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 638 12.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 647 12.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Stawell (State Suburbs), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 715 44.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 594 36.7 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 282 17.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 26 1.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Stawell (State Suburbs), 36.7% were couple families with children, 44.2% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Stawell (State Suburbs) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,567 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,746 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stawell (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,746 and those without children was $1,567.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 199 15.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 51 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 280 21.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 182 13.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 7.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 318 24.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 78 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 107 8.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Stawell (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,502 89.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 295 10.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Stawell (State Suburbs), 89.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,268 90.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 103 4.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 97 3.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 34 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Stawell (State Suburbs), 90.6% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 100 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 455 18.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,333 53.3 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 545 21.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 2.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Stawell (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 53.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,021 40.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 760 30.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 637 25.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 16 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Stawell (State Suburbs), 40.8% were owned outright, 30.4% were owned with a mortgage and 25.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,603 64.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 815 32.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 83 3.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Stawell (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.1% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Stawell (State Suburbs), 35.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 145 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 964 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
None 234 9.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 936 37.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 881 35.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 356 14.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 95 3.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Stawell (State Suburbs), 37.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 71 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 42 59.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 29 40.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Stawell (State Suburbs), there were 71 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 42 (or 59.2%) were male and 29 (or 40.8%) 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 Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 949 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Stawell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

Mortgage and rent Stawell % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Stawell (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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