2011 Census QuickStats

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Ballan

Code UCL215005 (UCL)
People 2,045
Male 985
Female 1,060
Median age 41
Families 551
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 897
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $915
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $205
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,045 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 985 48.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,060 51.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 22 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,045 people in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 145 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 131 6.4 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 144 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 146 7.1 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 88 4.3 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 104 5.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 119 5.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 113 5.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 130 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 158 7.7 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 143 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 131 6.4 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 121 5.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 107 5.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 88 4.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 74 3.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 45 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 58 2.8 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 752 46.4 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 173 10.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 135 8.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 512 31.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 46.4% were married and 13.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 709 48.3 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 153 10.4 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 606 41.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 25 4.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 115 19.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 54 9.2 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 1.2 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 83 14.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 53 9.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 2.7 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 29 5.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 7.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 144 24.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 584 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 26.2% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,679 82.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 341 17.7 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 141 7.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 94 4.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,349 70.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 70.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ballan % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 510 58.0 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 277 31.5 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 46 5.2 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 47 5.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 880 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 880 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.0% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 95 11.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 89 10.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 93 11.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 143 17.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 365 43.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 450 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,097 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 915 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

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

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

Unpaid work Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,098 67.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 489 30.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 222 13.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 367 22.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.1% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 306 18.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 403 24.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 194 11.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 194 11.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 218 39.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 224 40.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 108 19.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.5% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,015 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,830 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,830 and those without children was $2,015.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 78 17.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 17 3.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 84 19.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 86 19.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 5.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 107 24.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 23 5.2 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 17.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 785 90.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 86 9.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 705 90.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 52 6.6 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 2.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.0% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.6% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 27 3.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 129 16.4 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 409 52.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 201 25.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 16 2.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 276 35.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 321 41.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 158 20.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.2% were owned outright, 41.0% were owned with a mortgage and 20.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 546 69.6 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 217 27.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 22 2.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 27.6% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.5 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 32.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 205 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 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 Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
None 51 6.5 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 294 37.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 274 34.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 137 17.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 3.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.5% 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 Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 14 70.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 6 30.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 14 (or 70.0%) were male and 6 (or 30.0%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Ballan % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 89 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Ballan (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $89 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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