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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Whitfield (Vic.)

Code SSC21466 (SSC)
People 421
Male 203
Female 218
Median age 51
Families 132
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 233
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $130
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 421 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 203 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 218 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 421 people in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 20 4.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 16 3.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 23 5.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 30 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 11 2.6 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 14 3.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 3.5 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 28 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 32 7.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 22 5.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 44 10.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 10.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 34 8.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 7.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 7.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 9 2.1 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 11 2.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 217 59.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 7.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 19 5.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 96 26.2 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 59.1% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 195 60.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 34 10.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 96 29.5 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 56 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 56 years.

Education Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 28.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 3.5 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 18 21.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 4.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 7.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 5 5.9 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 7.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 3 3.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 16 18.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 85 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 20.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.8% were in primary school, 31.8% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 360 85.3 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 65 15.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 33 8.1 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 15 3.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 295 72.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 72.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 150 60.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 75 30.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 6.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 6 2.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 248 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 248 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 2.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 26 10.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 15 6.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 32 13.4 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 28 11.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 123 51.5 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 52 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 485 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,218 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $485.

Travel to work, top responses Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 287 78.0 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 79 21.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 37 10.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 103 28.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.7% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 75 20.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 108 29.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 56 15.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 46 12.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 77 57.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 43 32.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 9.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.3% were couple families with children, 57.9% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,354 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,428 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,428 and those without children was $1,354.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 31.4 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 7.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 29 24.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 4.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 10 8.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 13.6 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 5 4.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.4% had both partners employed full-time, 7.6% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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 Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 172 75.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 55 24.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 75.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 161 94.7 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 3.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.8 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 4.1 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 35 20.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 84 49.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 36 21.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 3.5 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 87 51.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 45 26.6 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 31 18.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 51.5% were owned outright, 26.6% were owned with a mortgage and 18.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 128 74.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 37 21.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 4.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.4% were family households, 21.5% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.4% 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 Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 130 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.9 -- 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 Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 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 Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 1.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 32 18.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 76 45.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 30.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 3.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Whitfield (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 18.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.8% 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 Whitfield (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

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

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Whitfield (Vic.) % 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 Whitfield (Vic.) (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 Whitfield (Vic.) % 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 Whitfield (Vic.) (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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