2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Steels Creek

Code SSC21263 (SSC)
People 199
Male 100
Female 99
Median age 47
Families 57
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 92
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $992
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Total 199 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 100 50.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 99 49.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 199 people in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8 4.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7 3.5 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 16 8.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 8 4.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 6 3.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4 2.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5 2.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 15 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 12 6.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 24 12.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 18 9.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 17 8.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 8.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 24 12.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 3.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 3.5 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 2.0 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 107 63.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 19 11.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 0 0.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 39 23.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.7% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 92 64.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 11 7.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 39 27.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 54 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 54 years.

Education Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 13 25.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 7.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 5 9.6 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 13.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 5.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 11.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 14 26.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 52 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs) 25.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.1% were in primary school, 22.6% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 151 75.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 47 24.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 14 7.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4 2.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 124 65.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 65.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49 47.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 51 49.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4 3.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 104 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 104 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Steels Creek (State Suburbs). Of these 47.1% were employed full time, 49.0% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 21 20.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 9.9 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 12.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7 6.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 47 46.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 20.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

Occupation Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 509 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,343 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 992 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Steels Creek (State Suburbs) was $509.

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

Unpaid work Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 135 80.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 43 25.9 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 16 9.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 48 28.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 28 16.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 51 30.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 22 13.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 30 18.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 30.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 18.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 29 50.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 22 38.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 10.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 38.6% were couple families with children, 50.9% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 33.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 66.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs) 33.3% of single parents were male and 66.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,187 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,333 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,333 and those without children was $1,187.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4 7.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 15.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 18.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6 11.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 17.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 30.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), of couple families, 7.5% had both partners employed full-time, 15.1% had both employed part-time and 18.9% 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 Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 75 82.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 16 17.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 82.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 69 92.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 8.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 92.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 8.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 10.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4 5.3 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 30 39.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 31 40.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.9 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 10.5% had 1 bedroom, 5.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 38 50.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 28 37.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 6 8.0 515,586 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 3 4.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 50.7% were owned outright, 37.3% were owned with a mortgage and 8.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 58 77.3 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 17 22.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.3% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.7 -- 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 Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
None 0 0.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 8 10.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 35 46.7 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 32 42.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Steels Creek (State Suburbs), 10.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 42.7% 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 Steels Creek % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 100.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 67 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Steels Creek (State Suburbs), there were 4 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 67 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Steels Creek % 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 Steels Creek (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 Steels Creek % 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 Steels Creek (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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