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Australia | Victoria | Commonwealth Electoral Divisions

Melbourne Ports, Vic

Code CED232 (CED)
People 153,145
Male 75,535
Female 77,610
Median age 35
Families 35,988
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 82,622
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,682
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $376
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Total 153,145 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 75,535 49.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 77,610 50.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 392 0.3 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 153,145 people in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 8,046 5.3 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 5,925 3.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 4,877 3.2 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 5,591 3.7 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12,618 8.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 20,426 13.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18,097 11.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14,320 9.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,815 7.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 9,636 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 8,841 5.8 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 7,998 5.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 7,701 5.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,187 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,726 2.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,849 1.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,590 1.7 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 2,903 1.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47,829 35.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3,006 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 11,162 8.3 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 5,297 3.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 67,003 49.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) aged 15 years and over, 35.6% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41,869 36.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 17,768 15.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 56,741 48.8 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 2,183 5.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,517 8.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 820 1.9 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 2,661 6.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,165 2.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 823 1.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3,312 7.6 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,643 6.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11,459 26.3 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 1,647 3.8 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13,411 30.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 43,641 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 16.0% were in primary school, 12.1% in secondary school and 32.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 89,056 58.2 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 64,496 46.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 11,834 8.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 8,109 5.8 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 55,046 39.5 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 39.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 61,350 66.9 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 21,906 23.9 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 4,436 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4,068 4.4 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 91,760 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 91,760 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions). Of these 66.9% were employed full time, 23.9% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 7,433 8.5 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6,775 7.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 7,702 8.8 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12,551 14.3 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 48,802 55.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 55.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 934 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,324 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,682 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) was $934.

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

Unpaid work Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 96,036 71.5 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 26,470 19.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 12,279 9.1 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 25,664 19.1 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 9.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 43,126 32.1 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 35,765 26.6 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 10,632 7.9 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,514 4.9 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 26.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 18,453 51.3 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 12,231 34.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,996 11.1 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 1,308 3.6 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 34.0% were couple families with children, 51.3% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,702 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,123 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,123 and those without children was $2,702.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9,584 31.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,348 4.4 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,307 20.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 4,678 15.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,429 4.7 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3,455 11.3 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 1,839 6.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,042 6.7 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of couple families, 31.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 66,726 87.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9,584 12.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 87.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,712 22.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12,053 18.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 39,612 59.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 320 0.5 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 22.0% were separate houses, 18.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 59.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 785 1.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12,972 19.4 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 28,855 43.2 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 16,681 25.0 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,359 9.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,074 1.6 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of occupied private dwellings 19.4% had 1 bedroom, 43.2% had 2 bedrooms and 25.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 15,691 23.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16,498 24.7 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 32,788 49.1 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 338 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 1,411 2.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 23.5% were owned outright, 24.7% were owned with a mortgage and 49.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 35,692 53.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 24,335 36.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6,699 10.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), of all households, 53.5% were family households, 36.5% were single person households and 10.0% were group households.

Household income Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 17.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.2% 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 Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 376 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
None 11,531 17.3 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 31,959 47.9 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 17,499 26.2 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 4,035 6.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,700 2.5 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.0% 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 Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 393 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 206 52.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 187 47.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), there were 393 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 206 (or 52.4%) were male and 187 (or 47.6%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Melbourne Ports, Vic % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 346 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Melbourne Ports, Vic (Commonwealth Electoral Divisions), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $346 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,500.

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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