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Creswick

Code UCL215024 (UCL)
People 2,568
Male 1,223
Female 1,345
Median age 45
Families 687
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,179
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $829
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,568 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,223 47.6 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,345 52.4 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,568 people in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 159 6.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 170 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 135 5.3 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 155 6.0 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 116 4.5 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 113 4.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 122 4.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 167 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 142 5.5 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 156 6.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 179 7.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 169 6.6 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 195 7.6 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 164 6.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 142 5.5 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 96 3.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 86 3.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 4.0 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 23.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 947 45.1 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 75 3.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 232 11.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 222 10.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 626 29.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 45.1% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 859 46.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 200 10.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 790 42.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 48 7.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 159 23.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33 4.8 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 12 1.7 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 75 10.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 41 6.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 2.5 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 55 8.0 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 79 11.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 23 3.3 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 145 21.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 687 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.5% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 19.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,182 84.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 365 15.0 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 136 5.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 82 3.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,858 76.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 76.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Creswick % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 575 55.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 343 32.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 5.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 66 6.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,044 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,044 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 55.1% were employed full time, 32.9% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 141 14.4 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 76 7.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 13.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 184 18.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 389 39.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Creswick % 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 Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 420 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,106 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 829 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) was $420.

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

Unpaid work Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,403 66.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 559 26.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 252 12.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 558 26.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 368 17.5 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 487 23.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 271 12.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 275 13.1 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 290 42.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 250 36.3 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 140 20.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.3% were couple families with children, 42.2% were couple families without children and 20.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.8% of single parents were male and 77.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,620 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,870 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,870 and those without children was $1,620.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 82 15.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 3.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 119 22.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 14.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 6.3 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 149 27.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 34 6.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 31 5.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,031 90.3 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 111 9.7 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 929 90.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 21 2.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 5.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 21 2.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.1% were separate houses, 2.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.8% were flats, units or apartments and 2.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 54 5.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 181 17.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 585 56.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 182 17.6 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 25 2.4 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 Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 5.2% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 56.7% 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 404 39.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 337 32.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 241 23.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 1.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 32 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.2% were owned outright, 32.7% were owned with a mortgage and 23.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 675 65.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 336 32.6 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 1.8 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.5% were family households, 32.6% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 36.1 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.3% 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
None 87 8.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 381 37.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 333 32.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 190 18.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 3.9 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.4% 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 Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 13 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 50.0%) were male and 13 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Creswick % 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 1.4 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Creswick % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 726 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Creswick (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $726.

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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