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Seymour

Code UCL214016 (UCL)
People 5,914
Male 2,861
Female 3,053
Median age 42
Families 1,500
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,736
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $801
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,116
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Total 5,914 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,861 48.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,053 51.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 123 2.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,914 people in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 325 5.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 341 5.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 395 6.7 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 435 7.4 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 411 6.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 302 5.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 289 4.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 310 5.2 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 325 5.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 430 7.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 421 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 451 7.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 379 6.4 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 284 4.8 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 257 4.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 225 3.8 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 194 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 141 2.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,975 40.7 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 195 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 550 11.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 398 8.2 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,736 35.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 40.7% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,745 40.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 385 9.0 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,139 50.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 68 3.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 290 16.8 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 123 7.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 306 17.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 90 5.2 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 12 0.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 158 9.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 78 4.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 69 4.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 522 30.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,723 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.5% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 4,923 83.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 751 13.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 338 6.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 201 3.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,100 76.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Seymour % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,378 53.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 817 31.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 176 6.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 203 7.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,574 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,574 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 53.5% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 7.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 289 12.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 224 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 305 12.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 455 19.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 926 39.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,034 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 801 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) was $451.

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

Unpaid work Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,119 64.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,141 23.5 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 561 11.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 987 20.3 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 855 17.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,145 23.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 606 12.5 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 513 10.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 594 39.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 496 33.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 387 25.8 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.1% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 25.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Seymour % 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 Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,609 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,924 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,924 and those without children was $1,609.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 197 18.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 4.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 238 21.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 119 10.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 69 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 285 26.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 66 6.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 68 6.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,383 92.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 203 7.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,080 87.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 76 3.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 195 8.2 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 33 1.4 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.2% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.2% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 99 4.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 423 17.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,378 57.8 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 397 16.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 75 3.1 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 57.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 795 33.4 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 649 27.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 818 34.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.8 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 100 4.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.4% were owned outright, 27.2% were owned with a mortgage and 34.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,483 62.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 806 33.8 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 96 4.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.2% were family households, 33.8% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.1% 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 Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,116 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
None 300 12.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 944 39.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 760 31.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 266 11.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 114 4.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% 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 Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 123 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 43.1 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 70 56.9 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 123 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 43.1%) were male and 70 (or 56.9%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 745 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $745.

Mortgage and rent Seymour % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 130 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Seymour (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $130 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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