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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Violet Town

Code SSC21398 (SSC)
People 1,084
Male 541
Female 543
Median age 53
Families 288
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 534
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $807
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,084 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 541 49.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 543 50.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,084 people in Violet Town (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 54 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 44 4.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 59 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 46 4.2 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 41 3.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 33 3.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 3.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 38 3.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 66 6.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 67 6.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 84 7.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 106 9.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 98 9.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 99 9.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 67 6.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 36 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 55 5.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 49 4.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Violet Town (State Suburbs) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 28.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 452 49.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 45 4.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 106 11.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 99 10.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 218 23.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Violet Town (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 16.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Violet Town (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 384 49.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 80 10.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 308 39.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Violet Town (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 17 7.5 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 25.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 6.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 41 18.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 4.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.3 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 13 5.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 5.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 2.7 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 51 22.6 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 226 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Violet Town (State Suburbs) 20.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 939 86.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 151 14.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 72 6.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 41 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 777 74.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), 74.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 245 49.8 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 193 39.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 34 6.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 20 4.1 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 492 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 492 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Violet Town (State Suburbs). Of these 49.8% were employed full time, 39.2% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 62 13.0 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 11.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 77 16.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 56 11.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 187 39.3 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Violet Town (State Suburbs), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Violet Town (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 437 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,040 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 807 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Violet Town (State Suburbs) was $437.

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

Unpaid work Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 648 70.4 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 201 21.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 121 13.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 307 33.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.8% provided care for children and 13.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 151 16.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 229 24.9 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 116 12.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 150 16.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Violet Town (State Suburbs), 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 153 53.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 87 30.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 44 15.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Violet Town (State Suburbs), 30.2% were couple families with children, 53.1% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 7.3 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 92.7 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Violet Town (State Suburbs) 7.3% of single parents were male and 92.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,292 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,821 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,821 and those without children was $1,292.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 38 15.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 19 7.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 51 20.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 10.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 22 9.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 56 23.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 13 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 20 8.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.6% had both partners employed full-time, 7.8% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 443 85.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 76 14.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), 85.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 433 98.0 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 3 0.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Violet Town (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 2.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 68 15.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 264 59.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 87 19.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.3 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.4% had 2 bedrooms and 59.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 225 51.1 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 130 29.5 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 62 14.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 2.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 3.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Violet Town (State Suburbs), 51.1% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 14.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 287 65.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 143 32.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 2.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 32.4% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), 33.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% 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 Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
None 11 2.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 145 32.8 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 152 34.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 112 25.3 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 5.0 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Violet Town (State Suburbs), 32.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% 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 Violet Town % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 64.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 35.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Violet Town (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 64.7%) were male and 6 (or 35.3%) 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 Violet Town % 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 3,250 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Violet Town (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 $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Violet Town % 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 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Violet Town (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 $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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