Calwell

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED206
People 165,406
Male 49.9%
Female 50.1%
Median age 35
Families 42,909
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 56,139
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,331
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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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
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 82,569 49.9 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 82,835 50.1 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 929 0.6 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 165,406 people in Calwell. Of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

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Age Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 10,858 6.6 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 11,168 6.8 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 11,424 6.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 12,292 7.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 12,877 7.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 12,325 7.5 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 11,275 6.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 10,490 6.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,754 6.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,794 7.1 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 11,706 7.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,196 6.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,397 5.1 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,110 4.3 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,039 3.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,491 2.1 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,309 1.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,893 1.1 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Calwell was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 68,098 51.6 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 4,713 3.6 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 8,984 6.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,860 4.4 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 44,310 33.6 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Calwell aged 15 years and over, 51.6% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 61,452 50.7 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 6,388 5.3 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 53,440 44.1 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Calwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,269 4.2 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 8,349 15.3 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3,577 6.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,134 3.9 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,970 12.8 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,897 5.3 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,637 4.8 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,403 6.3 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 8,025 14.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 2,326 4.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 11,808 21.7 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Calwell 32.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 23.0% in secondary school and 21.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 19,236 14.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 11,062 8.4 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 3,216 2.4 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 14,877 11.3 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 26,880 20.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 8,848 6.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 11,450 8.7 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 119 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 19 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 17,015 12.9 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3,380 2.6 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 12,730 9.6 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Calwell, 20.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 13.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.4% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 27,296 13.4 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 24,241 11.9 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Italian 17,636 8.7 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2
Turkish 12,582 6.2 37,631 0.5 72,968 0.2
Lebanese 8,953 4.4 46,334 0.6 230,869 0.7

The most common ancestries in Calwell were Australian 13.4%, English 11.9%, Italian 8.7%, Turkish 6.2% and Lebanese 4.4%.

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 Calwell (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 90,025 54.4 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Iraq 8,921 5.4 18,637 0.3 67,352 0.3
India 5,882 3.6 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Turkey 5,558 3.4 15,744 0.3 32,178 0.1
Italy 3,916 2.4 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
Lebanon 3,482 2.1 16,684 0.3 78,653 0.3

In Calwell, 54.4% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Iraq 5.4%, India 3.6%, Turkey 3.4%, Italy 2.4% and Lebanon 2.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 100,132 60.5 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10,009 6.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 6,133 3.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 38,642 23.4 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Calwell, 23.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 45,046 27.2 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Iraq 13,610 8.2 29,639 0.5 102,691 0.4
Turkey 11,223 6.8 32,709 0.6 66,516 0.3
Italy 10,522 6.4 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
Lebanon 8,843 5.3 41,021 0.7 196,333 0.8

In Calwell, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 27.2%, Iraq 8.2%, Turkey 6.8%, Italy 6.4% and Lebanon 5.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 49,006 29.6 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Iraq 13,434 8.1 29,084 0.5 100,061 0.4
Turkey 10,725 6.5 30,339 0.5 60,738 0.3
Italy 9,665 5.8 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
India 7,960 4.8 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6

In Calwell, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 29.6%, Iraq 8.1%, Turkey 6.5%, Italy 5.8% and India 4.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Catholic 56,225 34.0 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Islam 29,320 17.7 197,030 3.3 604,240 2.6
No Religion, so described 22,326 13.5 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 14,137 8.5 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 8,851 5.4 204,587 3.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Calwell were Catholic 34.0%, Islam 17.7%, No Religion, so described 13.5%, Not stated 8.5% and Eastern Orthodox 5.4%. In Calwell, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Arabic 15,757 9.5 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
Turkish 12,030 7.3 31,832 0.5 58,355 0.2
Italian 6,651 4.0 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 5,411 3.3 7,779 0.1 17,172 0.1
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 4,524 2.7 7,567 0.1 28,349 0.1
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 71,801 43.4 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 28,631 54.3 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Calwell 43.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Arabic 9.5%, Turkish 7.3%, Italian 4.0%, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic 3.3% and Assyrian Neo-Aramaic 2.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 40,283 55.0 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 22,601 30.8 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,793 5.2 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 6,601 9.0 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 73,278 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Calwell. Of these 55.0% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 9.0% 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
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 8,129 12.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,040 10.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 7,431 11.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 14,936 22.4 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 25,345 38.0 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Calwell, 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Clerical and Administrative Workers 9,956 14.9 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 9,873 14.8 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 9,643 14.5 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Labourers 7,552 11.3 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 7,485 11.2 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 7,402 11.1 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 6,839 10.3 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3
Managers 6,493 9.7 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0

The most common occupations in Calwell included Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.8%, Professionals 14.5%, Labourers 11.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.2%, Sales Workers 11.1%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.3% and Managers 9.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,740 2.6 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 1,702 2.6 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,663 2.5 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Road Freight Transport 1,452 2.2 32,620 1.2 129,528 1.2
Child Care Services 1,413 2.1 30,241 1.1 118,234 1.1

Of the employed people in Calwell, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.6%, Takeaway Food Services 2.6%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.5%, Road Freight Transport 2.2% and Child Care Services 2.1%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 486 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,428 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,331 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Calwell was $486.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 46,423 69.6 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 3,716 5.6 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 3,393 5.1 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 1,588 2.4 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 849 1.3 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 6,869 10.3 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 51,765 77.6 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Calwell, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 69.6%, Train 5.6%, Car, as passenger 5.1%, Worked at home 2.4% and Train, car as driver 1.3%. On the day, 10.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 76,520 58.0 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 34,313 26.0 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 17,042 12.9 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 14,406 10.9 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Calwell, of people aged 15 years and over, 58.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 12.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.9% 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
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 26,749 20.3 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 26,747 20.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 11,803 8.9 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 11,218 8.5 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Calwell, 20.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 11,143 26.0 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 23,394 54.5 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 7,677 17.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 698 1.6 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Calwell, 54.5% were couple families with children, 26.0% were couple families without children and 17.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Calwell, 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% 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
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 5,759 16.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,092 3.2 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 6,154 17.8 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 6,369 18.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,764 8.0 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 8,924 25.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,721 5.0 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,758 5.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Calwell, of couple families with children, 16.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 17.8% 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 Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 50,178 93.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,431 6.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Calwell, 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 42,128 84.0 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,367 12.7 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,184 2.4 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 371 0.7 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Calwell, 84.0% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 131 0.3 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 664 1.3 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 3,766 7.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 26,847 53.5 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 17,404 34.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,372 2.7 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 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Calwell, of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.5% had 2 bedrooms and 53.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 16,549 33.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 19,959 39.8 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 11,639 23.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 360 0.7 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,673 3.3 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Calwell, 33.0% were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 40,910 81.5 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 8,165 16.3 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,107 2.2 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Calwell, of all households, 81.5% were family households, 16.3% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

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Household income Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.9 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Calwell, 19.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.7% 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 Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,566 5.1 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 14,397 28.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 18,976 37.8 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 12,320 24.6 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,916 3.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Calwell, 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 7,086 14.1 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 41,494 82.7 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,605 3.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Calwell, 82.7% 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.
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 439 47.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 494 52.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Calwell, 47.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 52.9% were female. The median age was 22 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
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,367 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Calwell, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,367.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Calwell % Calwell Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 300 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Calwell, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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.