2011 Census QuickStats

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Hamilton

Code UCL214008 (UCL)
People 9,346
Male 4,463
Female 4,883
Median age 43
Families 2,412
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,522
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $887
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,090
Median weekly rent $170
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Total 9,346 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,463 47.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,883 52.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 120 1.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,346 people in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.8% were male and 52.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 503 5.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 542 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 585 6.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 718 7.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 505 5.4 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 492 5.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 471 5.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 471 5.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 561 6.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 594 6.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 643 6.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 626 6.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 618 6.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 495 5.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 429 4.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 392 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 336 3.6 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 363 3.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,791 49.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 214 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 576 7.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 777 10.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,357 30.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.1% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,387 49.7 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 575 8.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,858 41.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 147 5.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 467 18.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 134 5.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 101 4.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 348 14.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 208 8.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 144 5.8 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 205 8.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 141 5.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 60 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 519 21.0 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,474 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 28.2% in secondary school and 14.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 8,226 88.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 807 9.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 389 4.4 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 298 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,367 83.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,460 55.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,477 33.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 302 6.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 198 4.5 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,437 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,437 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.4% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 523 12.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 404 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 547 12.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 716 16.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,745 41.2 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 508 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,194 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 887 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) was $508.

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

Unpaid work Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,406 70.1 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,964 25.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 918 11.9 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,085 27.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.5% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,530 19.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,979 25.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,016 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 881 11.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,113 46.1 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 907 37.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 365 15.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 1.1 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.6% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.9% of single parents were male and 84.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,591 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,773 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,773 and those without children was $1,591.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 348 17.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 101 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 486 24.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 254 12.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 116 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 454 22.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 133 6.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 129 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,858 88.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 513 11.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 88.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,440 89.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 1.9 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 304 7.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 43 1.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 89.1% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.9% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 156 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 685 17.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,125 55.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 809 21.0 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 74 1.9 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 55.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,614 41.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,095 28.4 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,009 26.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 116 3.0 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 41.8% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,397 62.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,327 34.4 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 136 3.5 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.1% were family households, 34.4% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 170 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,090 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
None 341 8.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,475 38.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,297 33.6 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 613 15.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 134 3.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), 38.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 121 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 65 53.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 56 46.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 121 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 65 (or 53.7%) were male and 56 (or 46.3%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 619 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $619.

Mortgage and rent Hamilton % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,040 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Hamilton (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,040.

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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