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Charlton (L)

Code UCL221018 (UCL)
People 968
Male 475
Female 493
Median age 51
Families 259
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 542
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $665
Median monthly mortgage repayments $758
Median weekly rent $120
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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 968 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 475 49.1 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 493 50.9 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 0.7 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 968 people in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 36 3.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 42 4.3 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 45 4.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 65 6.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 39 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 29 3.0 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 2.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 3.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 62 6.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 70 7.2 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 86 8.9 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 88 9.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 82 8.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 58 6.0 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 67 6.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 54 5.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 5.3 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 3.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 51 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 419 49.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 3.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 70 8.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 8.8 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 251 29.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 49.9% were married and 11.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 377 51.2 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 63 8.5 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 297 40.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 12 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 36 16.9 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 9.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.4 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 70 32.9 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 8 3.8 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 4.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 53 24.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 213 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 22.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.9% were in primary school, 33.0% in secondary school and 8.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 877 90.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 65 7.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 4.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 40 4.4 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 760 83.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 7.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 231 57.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 120 29.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 6.4 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 6.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 404 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 404 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 57.2% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 41 10.9 289,746 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 10.9 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 53 14.1 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 180 47.7 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 10.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 393 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 890 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 665 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $393.

Travel to work, top responses Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 606 72.2 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 173 20.6 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 131 15.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 353 42.0 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.6% provided care for children and 15.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 42.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 150 17.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 197 23.5 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 127 15.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 132 15.7 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 23.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 143 55.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 78 30.2 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 34 13.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.2% were couple families with children, 55.4% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.6% of single parents were male and 79.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,424 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,542 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,542 and those without children was $1,424.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 33 15.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 36 16.4 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 15.0 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.5 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 72 32.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 11 5.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 14 6.4 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 15.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 16.4% 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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 419 79.8 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 106 20.2 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 79.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 389 92.6 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 9 2.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 18 4.3 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 92.6% were separate houses, 2.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 66 15.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 231 54.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 89 21.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 3.1 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 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.7% had 2 bedrooms and 54.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 233 55.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 108 25.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 60 14.3 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 55.6% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 14.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 259 62.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 151 36.1 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 8 1.9 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 62.0% were family households, 36.1% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 47.9 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 47.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.9% 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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 758 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
None 43 10.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 153 36.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 153 36.5 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 56 13.4 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 3.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 4 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 50.0%) were male and 4 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Charlton (L) % 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 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 866 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $866.

Mortgage and rent Charlton (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Charlton (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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