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Mortlake

Code UCL215053 (UCL)
People 1,073
Male 523
Female 550
Median age 48
Families 266
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 557
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $663
Median monthly mortgage repayments $867
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,073 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 523 48.7 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 550 51.3 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 2.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,073 people in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 77 7.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 71 6.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 47 4.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 53 4.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 66 6.1 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 3.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 46 4.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 58 5.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 61 5.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 62 5.8 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 5.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 68 6.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 74 6.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 83 7.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 66 6.1 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 63 5.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 44 4.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 42 3.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 414 47.0 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 33 3.7 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 84 9.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 96 10.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 254 28.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 47.0% were married and 13.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 364 47.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 75 9.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 333 43.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 14 5.3 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 65 24.7 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 7.6 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 29 11.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 6.5 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 24 9.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 16 6.1 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 67 25.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 263 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) 24.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.4% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 957 89.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 88 8.8 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 52 5.2 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 36 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 828 82.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 82.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 236 58.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 128 31.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 18 4.5 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 4.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 401 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 401 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 58.9% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 12.9 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 39 10.3 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 41 10.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 49 12.9 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 186 49.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 405 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 948 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 663 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) was $405.

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

Unpaid work Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 588 66.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 212 24.1 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 92 10.4 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 251 28.5 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.1% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 140 15.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 188 21.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 125 14.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 137 15.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 127 47.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 94 35.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 42 15.7 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.2% were couple families with children, 47.6% were couple families without children and 15.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,474 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,446 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,446 and those without children was $1,474.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 37 16.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 1.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 17.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 13.4 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 27 12.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 65 29.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 12 5.4 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 4.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 1.8% had both employed part-time and 17.4% 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 455 84.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 86 15.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 84.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 431 94.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 3.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 1.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 94.7% were separate houses, 3.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.1 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 2.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 90 19.8 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 268 59.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 73 16.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.3 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 Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 59.0% 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 210 46.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 123 27.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 104 22.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.7 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 3.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.2% were owned outright, 27.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 265 58.4 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 178 39.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 2.4 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 58.4% were family households, 39.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

Household income Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.7 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.7% 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.6 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.4 -- 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
None 44 9.7 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 185 40.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 156 34.4 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 62 13.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 1.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.7% 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 Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 63.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 10 37.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 63.0%) were male and 10 (or 37.0%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,041 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,041.

Mortgage and rent Mortlake % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Mortlake (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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