Monash

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code 21205
People 175,056
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 37
Families 45,390
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 67,390
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,503
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $391
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 86,102 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 88,955 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 405 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 175,056 people in Monash. Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 8,814 5.0 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 9,502 5.4 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 9,269 5.3 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 11,985 6.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 17,233 9.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 13,563 7.7 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 12,236 7.0 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 10,955 6.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 11,403 6.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,640 6.6 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 10,446 6.0 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 9,253 5.3 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,397 4.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,865 4.5 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 6,839 3.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 6,085 3.5 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 4,652 2.7 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 4,926 2.8 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Monash was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.3% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 76,528 51.9 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 2,766 1.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 7,800 5.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 7,980 5.4 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 52,395 35.5 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Monash aged 15 years and over, 51.9% were married and 7.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 67,476 50.7 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,984 5.2 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 58,580 44.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Monash, of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,618 4.3 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 8,880 14.7 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,502 4.2 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,113 1.8 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,105 10.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,313 3.8 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,328 3.9 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,235 5.4 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 20,559 34.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,695 2.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 8,912 14.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Monash 34.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.7% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 39.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 51,057 34.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,821 9.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,557 1.7 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 9,955 6.8 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 29,414 19.9 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 6,419 4.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 7,643 5.2 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 38 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 10 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 10,474 7.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 1,463 1.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 11,133 7.5 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Monash, 19.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Chinese 43,040 20.0 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
English 31,334 14.6 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 27,076 12.6 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Greek 11,749 5.5 170,451 2.2 397,431 1.3
Indian 11,672 5.4 209,257 2.7 619,164 2.0

The most common ancestries in Monash were Chinese 20.0%, English 14.6%, Australian 12.6%, Greek 5.5% and Indian 5.4%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Monash (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 79,930 45.7 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 22,300 12.7 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
India 9,106 5.2 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Sri Lanka 6,551 3.7 55,830 0.9 109,849 0.5
Malaysia 5,992 3.4 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6
Greece 3,994 2.3 47,240 0.8 93,743 0.4

In Monash, 45.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 12.7%, India 5.2%, Sri Lanka 3.7%, Malaysia 3.4% and Greece 2.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 109,880 62.8 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 7,759 4.4 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 6,096 3.5 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 42,223 24.1 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Monash, 24.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 48,514 27.7 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 29,003 16.6 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
India 11,863 6.8 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Sri Lanka 8,417 4.8 77,716 1.3 151,933 0.6
Greece 8,067 4.6 107,736 1.8 226,920 1.0

In Monash, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 27.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 16.6%, India 6.8%, Sri Lanka 4.8% and Greece 4.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 50,262 28.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 28,813 16.5 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
India 11,877 6.8 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Sri Lanka 8,328 4.8 76,287 1.3 149,082 0.6
Greece 7,674 4.4 100,642 1.7 206,674 0.9

In Monash, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 28.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 16.5%, India 6.8%, Sri Lanka 4.8% and Greece 4.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 55,071 31.5 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 33,036 18.9 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 14,410 8.2 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 12,284 7.0 204,587 3.5 502,801 2.1
Buddhism 12,182 7.0 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Monash were No Religion, so described 31.5%, Catholic 18.9%, Not stated 8.2%, Eastern Orthodox 7.0% and Buddhism 7.0%. In Monash, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (47.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 26,221 15.0 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Greek 9,390 5.4 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Cantonese 8,571 4.9 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Sinhalese 4,604 2.6 37,423 0.6 64,612 0.3
Italian 3,716 2.1 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 78,949 45.1 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 32,819 52.8 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Monash 45.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 15.0%, Greek 5.4%, Cantonese 4.9%, Sinhalese 2.6% and Italian 2.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 46,186 55.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 26,859 32.3 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,536 4.2 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6,675 8.0 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 83,256 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Monash. Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 8.0% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 10,371 13.5 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 8,452 11.0 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8,026 10.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 14,987 19.6 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 31,196 40.7 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Monash, 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 23,216 30.3 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 10,905 14.2 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 10,502 13.7 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 7,970 10.4 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Sales Workers 7,730 10.1 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 6,833 8.9 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 5,308 6.9 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 2,798 3.7 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Monash included Professionals 30.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%, Managers 13.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.4%, Sales Workers 10.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.9%, Labourers 6.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 3.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,937 3.8 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Computer System Design and Related Services 2,589 3.4 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
Higher Education 2,414 3.2 44,970 1.6 155,985 1.5
Cafes and Restaurants 2,382 3.1 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Banking 1,752 2.3 43,852 1.6 144,232 1.3

Of the employed people in Monash, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.8%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.4%, Higher Education 3.2%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.1% and Banking 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 564 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,798 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,503 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Monash was $564.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 46,595 60.9 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 6,737 8.8 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 3,318 4.3 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 3,059 4.0 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Walked only 1,755 2.3 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 12,992 17.0 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 52,570 68.7 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Monash, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 60.9%, Train 8.8%, Worked at home 4.3%, Car, as passenger 4.0% and Walked only 2.3%. On the day, 17.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 68.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 99,498 67.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 37,359 25.3 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 16,348 11.1 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 28,565 19.4 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Monash, of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 35,106 23.8 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 36,224 24.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 16,215 11.0 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 11,960 8.1 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Monash, 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 15,599 34.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 22,576 49.7 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 6,179 13.6 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 1,030 2.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Monash, 49.7% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Monash, 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 7,767 20.3 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,589 4.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 7,492 19.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,116 16.0 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,524 6.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,921 23.4 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,568 4.1 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,216 5.8 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Monash, of couple families with children, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 19.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 59,472 91.8 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 5,342 8.2 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Monash, 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 43,073 72.4 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8,710 14.6 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 7,435 12.5 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 48 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Monash, 72.4% were separate houses, 14.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.5% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 126 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,658 2.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 8,706 14.6 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 26,254 44.2 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 21,493 36.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,218 2.0 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Monash, of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 14.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 22,900 38.5 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 17,264 29.0 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 17,328 29.1 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 534 0.9 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,428 2.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Monash, 38.5% were owned outright, 29.0% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 44,047 74.1 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,638 19.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 3,776 6.4 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Monash, of all households, 74.1% were family households, 19.6% were single person households and 6.4% were group households.

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Household income Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Monash, 20.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 391 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.4 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.6 -- 10.4 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.5 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 4,358 7.3 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 20,140 33.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 23,401 39.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 9,986 16.8 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,576 2.7 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Monash, 33.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 6,557 11.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 51,483 86.6 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,416 2.4 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Monash, 86.6% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 200 48.8 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 210 51.2 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Monash, 48.8% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.2% were female. The median age was 24 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,510 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Monash, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,510.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Monash % Monash Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 370 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Monash, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.