2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Southbank

Code SSC21241 (SSC)
People 11,235
Male 5,826
Female 5,409
Median age 29
Families 2,510
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 7,066
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,837
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $496
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Total 11,235 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,826 51.9 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,409 48.1 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,235 people in Southbank (State Suburbs) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

Age Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 305 2.7 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 98 0.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 117 1.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 509 4.5 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,161 19.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,665 23.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,658 14.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 839 7.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 593 5.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 497 4.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 453 4.0 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 420 3.7 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 389 3.5 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 231 2.1 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 152 1.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 77 0.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 52 0.5 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 20 0.2 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Southbank (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,203 29.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 170 1.6 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 614 5.7 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 108 1.0 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,620 61.8 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Southbank (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.9% were married and 7.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 65 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Southbank (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,510 27.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,386 15.2 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,196 57.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Southbank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Southbank (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 44 1.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 57 1.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 0.6 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 32 0.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 75 2.0 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 0.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 77 2.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 265 7.1 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,727 46.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 170 4.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,264 33.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,756 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Southbank (State Suburbs) 33.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 2.9% were in primary school, 4.7% in secondary school and 53.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,937 35.0 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,724 67.5 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 480 4.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 364 3.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,391 24.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Southbank (State Suburbs), 24.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 67.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Southbank % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,315 73.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,236 17.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 298 4.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 422 5.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,271 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,271 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Southbank (State Suburbs). Of these 73.1% were employed full time, 17.0% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 423 6.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 398 5.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 410 6.0 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,085 15.8 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,230 61.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Southbank (State Suburbs), 6.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 31 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 28 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Southbank (State Suburbs) was 31 years and for people who were employed part-time was 28 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 983 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,230 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,837 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Southbank (State Suburbs) was $983.

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

Unpaid work Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,919 64.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,047 9.8 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 515 4.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,689 15.8 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Southbank (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 9.8% provided care for children and 4.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,610 33.7 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,495 23.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 519 4.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 297 2.8 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Southbank (State Suburbs), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,573 62.7 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 452 18.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 184 7.3 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 301 12.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Southbank (State Suburbs), 18.0% were couple families with children, 62.7% were couple families without children and 7.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Southbank (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,895 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,009 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Southbank (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,009 and those without children was $2,895.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 773 38.1 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 67 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 233 11.5 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 388 19.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 3.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 238 11.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 96 4.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 167 8.2 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Southbank (State Suburbs), of couple families, 38.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 11.5% 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 Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,095 82.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,068 17.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Southbank (State Suburbs), 82.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 0 0.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 127 2.5 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4,968 97.5 250,493 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 Southbank (State Suburbs), 0.0% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 97.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.4 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,102 21.6 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,789 54.7 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,079 21.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 46 0.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 61 1.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Southbank (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 21.6% had 1 bedroom, 54.7% had 2 bedrooms and 21.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 854 16.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,171 23.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,977 58.4 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 71 1.4 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Southbank (State Suburbs), 16.8% were owned outright, 23.0% were owned with a mortgage and 58.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,497 49.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,729 33.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 870 17.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Southbank (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.0% were family households, 33.9% were single person households and 17.1% were group households.

Household income Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Southbank (State Suburbs), 15.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.8% 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 Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 496 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 77.4 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 22.6 -- 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 Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
None 1,380 27.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,804 55.0 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 718 14.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 2.1 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 89 1.7 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Southbank (State Suburbs), 55.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 14.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.1% 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 Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 58.8 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 7 41.2 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Southbank (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 58.8%) were male and 7 (or 41.2%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,550 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Southbank (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,550.

Mortgage and rent Southbank % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 604 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Southbank (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $604 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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