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Alexandra

Code UCL215002 (UCL)
People 2,300
Male 1,091
Female 1,209
Median age 46
Families 632
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,154
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $854
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $175
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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,300 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,091 47.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,209 52.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,300 people in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.4% were male and 52.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 116 5.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 136 5.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 114 5.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 136 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 99 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 105 4.6 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 116 5.0 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 139 6.0 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 128 5.6 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 165 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 167 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 134 5.8 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 179 7.8 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 147 6.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 145 6.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 96 4.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 90 3.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 89 3.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 24.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 950 48.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 65 3.3 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 198 10.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 187 9.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 542 27.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 872 50.4 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 180 10.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 678 39.2 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 38 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 18.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 11.1 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 128 23.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 46 8.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 4.6 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 25 4.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 115 21.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 541 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.0% were in primary school, 24.3% in secondary school and 12.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,976 85.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 297 13.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 160 7.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 102 4.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,655 74.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 74.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 562 52.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 377 35.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 74 7.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,063 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,063 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 52.9% were employed full time, 35.5% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 149 14.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 111 11.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 111 11.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 141 13.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 430 42.4 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 450 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,109 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 854 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) was $450.

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

Unpaid work Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,414 72.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 479 24.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 197 10.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 567 29.2 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.6% 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, 29.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 368 18.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 517 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 286 14.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 245 12.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 301 47.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 235 37.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 90 14.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.2% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,589 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,828 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,828 and those without children was $1,589.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 81 15.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 3.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 150 27.8 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 9.6 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 31 5.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 144 26.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 28 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 6.1 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 27.8% 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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 969 85.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 160 14.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 85.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 884 91.3 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 41 4.2 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 26 2.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.3% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 38 3.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 213 22.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 519 53.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 175 18.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 18 1.9 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 22.0% had 2 bedrooms and 53.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 416 43.0 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 283 29.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 236 24.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 26 2.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.0% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 627 64.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 315 32.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 2.7 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 64.8% were family households, 32.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.5% 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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.2 -- 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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
None 58 6.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 364 37.6 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 350 36.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 149 15.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 4.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.4% 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 Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 33.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 66.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 60 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 33.3%) were male and 6 (or 66.7%) were female. The median age was 60 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 350 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $350.

Mortgage and rent Alexandra % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 154 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Alexandra (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $154 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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