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Australia | Victoria | Commonwealth Electoral Divisions

Chisholm, Vic

Code CED208 (CED)
People 139,668
Male 68,140
Female 71,528
Median age 36
Families 35,589
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 55,764
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,267
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $332
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Total 139,668 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 68,140 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 71,528 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 293 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 139,668 people in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 7,332 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 7,097 5.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 7,218 5.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 9,141 6.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15,625 11.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 11,619 8.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,888 6.4 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 9,033 6.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9,830 7.0 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,217 6.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,557 6.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,136 5.1 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 6,309 4.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,161 3.7 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,992 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4,635 3.3 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4,120 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3,760 2.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56,991 48.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,211 1.9 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 7,113 6.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7,016 5.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 44,684 37.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 48.3% were married and 7.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51,364 47.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,097 5.7 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 49,807 46.4 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,237 4.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 6,254 13.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,958 4.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,012 2.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,412 9.2 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,792 3.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 2,232 4.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,580 7.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 15,544 32.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,429 3.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,635 15.9 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 48,085 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 34.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.2% were in primary school, 17.5% in secondary school and 39.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 74,591 53.4 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 72,735 55.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 7,655 5.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,193 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 46,345 35.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 35.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 55.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 38,515 56.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 22,027 32.1 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3,450 5.0 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,655 6.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 68,647 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 68,647 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 32.1% were employed part-time and 6.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 8,634 13.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 7,153 11.2 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6,242 9.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11,037 17.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 27,478 42.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 513 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,595 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,267 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $513.

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

Unpaid work Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 80,571 68.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 28,299 24.0 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,459 10.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 21,928 18.6 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 28,376 24.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 29,135 24.7 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 13,112 11.1 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 9,948 8.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 12,663 35.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 16,711 47.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,182 14.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 1,032 2.9 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 47.0% were couple families with children, 35.6% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,140 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,630 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,630 and those without children was $2,140.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 5,977 20.3 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,199 4.1 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,195 21.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,788 16.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,782 6.1 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 6,290 21.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,503 5.1 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,642 5.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 21.1% 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 Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 49,987 92.9 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,827 7.1 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 34,398 68.8 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,994 18.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6,489 13.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 74 0.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 68.8% were separate houses, 18.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 272 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,425 2.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11,104 22.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 23,207 46.4 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 13,117 26.2 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 859 1.7 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 22.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19,092 38.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 13,999 28.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15,111 30.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 526 1.1 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,258 2.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 38.2% were owned outright, 28.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 34,828 69.7 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 11,666 23.3 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3,492 7.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 23.3% were single person households and 7.0% were group households.

Household income Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.6 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 24.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.5% 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 Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 332 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.1 -- 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 Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
None 5,039 10.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 18,852 37.7 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 18,165 36.3 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,582 13.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,345 2.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 290 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 140 48.3 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 150 51.7 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 290 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 140 (or 48.3%) were male and 150 (or 51.7%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,302 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,302.

Mortgage and rent Chisholm, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 270 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Chisholm, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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