2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Aspendale

Code SSC20037 (SSC)
People 6,622
Male 3,255
Female 3,367
Median age 39
Families 1,821
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,696
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,514
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $323
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Total 6,622 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,255 49.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,367 50.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 0.2 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,622 people in Aspendale (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 518 7.8 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 462 7.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 425 6.4 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 381 5.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 317 4.8 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 326 4.9 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 418 6.3 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 525 7.9 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 624 9.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 493 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 445 6.7 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 363 5.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 349 5.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 285 4.3 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 238 3.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 194 2.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 143 2.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 114 1.7 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Aspendale (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,798 53.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 117 2.2 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 426 8.2 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 278 5.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,603 30.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Aspendale (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.6% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Aspendale (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,605 53.9 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 423 8.8 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,804 37.3 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Aspendale (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 167 8.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 309 16.2 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 258 13.5 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 38 2.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 201 10.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 148 7.7 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 62 3.2 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 124 6.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 244 12.8 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 45 2.4 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 316 16.5 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,912 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Aspendale (State Suburbs) 28.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 19.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 5,093 76.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,716 27.2 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 540 8.6 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 408 6.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,642 57.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), 57.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,037 59.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,105 32.2 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 166 4.8 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 3.7 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,435 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,435 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Aspendale (State Suburbs). Of these 59.3% were employed full time, 32.2% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 458 13.8 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 311 9.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 332 10.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 488 14.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,552 46.9 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Aspendale (State Suburbs), 13.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Aspendale (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 671 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,858 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,514 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Aspendale (State Suburbs) was $671.

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

Unpaid work Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,948 75.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,794 34.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 661 12.7 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,031 19.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.3% provided care for children and 12.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,300 24.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,416 27.1 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 687 13.2 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 548 10.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Aspendale (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 610 33.5 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 940 51.6 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 242 13.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 28 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Aspendale (State Suburbs), 51.6% were couple families with children, 33.5% were couple families without children and 13.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Aspendale (State Suburbs) 16.6% of single parents were male and 83.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,359 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,431 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,431 and those without children was $2,359.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 308 19.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 2.8 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 435 28.1 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 243 15.7 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 78 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 263 17.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 86 5.6 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 5.9 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 28.1% 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 Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,375 90.6 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 247 9.4 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), 90.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,886 79.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 288 12.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 200 8.4 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Aspendale (State Suburbs), 79.4% were separate houses, 12.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 1.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 415 17.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,167 49.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 714 30.1 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 1.3 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 17.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 919 38.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 970 40.9 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 431 18.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 42 1.8 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Aspendale (State Suburbs), 38.7% were owned outright, 40.9% were owned with a mortgage and 18.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,792 75.5 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 521 21.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 62 2.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.5% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), 18.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.3% 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 Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 323 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
None 113 4.8 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 858 36.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,015 42.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 337 14.2 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 50 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 68.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 31.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Aspendale (State Suburbs), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 68.8%) were male and 5 (or 31.2%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 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 Aspendale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Aspendale % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 410 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Aspendale (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $410 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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