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Macedon

Code UCL215046 (UCL)
People 2,631
Male 1,350
Female 1,281
Median age 43
Families 755
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,157
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,620
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,824
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Total 2,631 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,350 51.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,281 48.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15 0.6 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,631 people in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 169 6.4 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 212 8.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 170 6.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 154 5.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 103 3.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 71 2.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 98 3.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 174 6.6 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 202 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 214 8.1 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 214 8.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 228 8.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 240 9.1 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 162 6.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 111 4.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 49 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 0.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 37 1.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,267 60.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 49 2.4 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 169 8.1 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 75 3.6 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 519 25.0 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,132 60.1 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 187 9.9 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 566 30.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 60 7.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 181 23.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 7.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 4.6 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 55 7.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 43 5.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 71 9.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 43 5.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 82 10.5 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 20 2.6 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 131 16.8 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 780 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.1% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 2,075 78.8 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 556 22.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 248 9.9 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 153 6.1 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,556 61.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 61.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Macedon % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 779 56.4 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 472 34.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 78 5.6 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 52 3.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,381 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,381 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 56.4% were employed full time, 34.2% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 175 13.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 133 10.0 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 165 12.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 162 12.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 610 46.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 678 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,855 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,620 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) was $678.

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

Unpaid work Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,672 80.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 659 31.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 253 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 595 28.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.7% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 389 18.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 638 30.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 339 16.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 304 14.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 311 41.2 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 363 48.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 78 10.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.4 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 48.1% were couple families with children, 41.2% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,305 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,585 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,585 and those without children was $2,305.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 123 18.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 4.6 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 182 26.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 104 15.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 49 7.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 98 14.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 38 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 51 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 26.9% 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 Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 934 83.5 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 185 16.5 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 909 97.2 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 23 2.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 23 2.5 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 82 8.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 447 47.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 369 39.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.5% had 1 bedroom, 8.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 398 42.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 414 44.3 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 101 10.8 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.7 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 42.6% were owned outright, 44.3% were owned with a mortgage and 10.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 746 80.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 174 18.7 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 1.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 80.0% were family households, 18.7% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.4 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.4% 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 Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.8 -- 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 Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,824 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
None 15 1.6 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 214 22.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 457 48.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 228 24.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 20 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), 22.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.4% 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 Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 26.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 11 73.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 3 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 26.7%) were male and 11 (or 73.3%) were female. The median age was 3 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Macedon % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,143 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Macedon (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,143.

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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