Knox (C)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA23670
People 154,110
Male 48.9%
Female 51.1%
Median age 39
Families 42,699
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 59,086
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,561
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $351
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
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 75,317 48.9 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 78,793 51.1 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 754 0.5 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 154,110 people in Knox (C). Of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

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Age Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 9,014 5.8 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 9,063 5.9 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 8,986 5.8 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 9,911 6.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 10,200 6.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 9,919 6.4 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 10,413 6.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 10,280 6.7 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,471 6.8 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 11,047 7.2 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 11,032 7.2 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,497 6.8 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 9,399 6.1 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 8,062 5.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,607 3.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 4,229 2.7 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,887 1.9 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 3,105 2.0 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Knox (C) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 66,438 52.3 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 3,525 2.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 9,968 7.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 6,303 5.0 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 40,810 32.1 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Knox (C) aged 15 years and over, 52.3% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 60,718 51.8 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 9,353 8.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 47,072 40.2 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Knox (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 2,421 5.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 8,857 20.5 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,026 4.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 1,089 2.5 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 6,399 14.8 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 2,560 5.9 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 1,631 3.8 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,850 6.6 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 7,020 16.3 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 1,368 3.2 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 6,888 16.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Knox (C) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.8% were in primary school, 24.6% in secondary school and 22.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 28,393 22.4 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 13,103 10.3 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 4,193 3.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 17,000 13.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 21,481 16.9 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 9,132 7.2 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 10,589 8.3 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 58 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 8 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 9,791 7.7 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 749 0.6 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 9,199 7.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Knox (C), 16.9% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 16.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 48,530 23.7 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 44,939 21.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Chinese 17,149 8.4 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
Irish 14,218 6.9 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 12,531 6.1 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Knox (C) were English 23.7%, Australian 21.9%, Chinese 8.4%, Irish 6.9% and Scottish 6.1%.

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 Knox (C) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 100,912 65.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6,080 3.9 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
England 5,682 3.7 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
India 3,934 2.6 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Malaysia 3,254 2.1 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6
Sri Lanka 3,178 2.1 55,830 0.9 109,849 0.5

In Knox (C), 65.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.9%, England 3.7%, India 2.6%, Malaysia 2.1% and Sri Lanka 2.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 63,416 41.2 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 10,300 6.7 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 7,516 4.9 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 65,776 42.7 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Knox (C), 42.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 73,599 47.8 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 9,654 6.3 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9,251 6.0 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
India 5,612 3.6 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Sri Lanka 4,487 2.9 77,716 1.3 151,933 0.6

In Knox (C), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 47.8%, England 6.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.0%, India 3.6% and Sri Lanka 2.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 76,513 49.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 9,124 5.9 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
England 8,794 5.7 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
India 5,546 3.6 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Sri Lanka 4,407 2.9 76,287 1.3 149,082 0.6

In Knox (C), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 49.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.9%, England 5.7%, India 3.6% and Sri Lanka 2.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 51,748 33.6 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 33,183 21.5 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 14,514 9.4 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 11,609 7.5 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 5,864 3.8 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Knox (C) were No Religion, so described 33.6%, Catholic 21.5%, Anglican 9.4%, Not stated 7.5% and Buddhism 3.8%. In Knox (C), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (53.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 8,072 5.2 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 4,781 3.1 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Sinhalese 2,078 1.3 37,423 0.6 64,612 0.3
Italian 1,799 1.2 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 1,797 1.2 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 109,490 71.0 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 15,530 28.0 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Knox (C) 71.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 5.2%, Cantonese 3.1%, Sinhalese 1.3%, Italian 1.2% and Greek 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 47,880 58.4 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 25,844 31.5 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 3,618 4.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 4,584 5.6 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 81,926 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Knox (C). Of these 58.4% were employed full time, 31.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% 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
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 9,419 12.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 7,850 10.1 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 8,572 11.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 16,109 20.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 31,776 41.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Knox (C), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 16,184 20.9 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 12,170 15.7 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 11,764 15.2 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 9,282 12.0 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 8,410 10.9 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Community and Personal Service Workers 7,813 10.1 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 6,274 8.1 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 4,239 5.5 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Knox (C) included Professionals 20.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.2%, Managers 12.0%, Sales Workers 10.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.1%, Labourers 8.1% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.5%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2,759 3.6 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,101 2.7 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 1,774 2.3 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0
Primary Education 1,574 2.0 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 1,557 2.0 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Knox (C), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.6%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.7%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.3%, Primary Education 2.0% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 664 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,820 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,561 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Knox (C) was $664.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 54,978 71.1 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 3,132 4.1 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 2,734 3.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train 2,700 3.5 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Train, car as driver 1,353 1.7 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 6,530 8.4 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 60,654 78.4 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Knox (C), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 71.1%, Car, as passenger 4.1%, Worked at home 3.5%, Train 3.5% and Train, car as driver 1.7%. On the day, 8.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 78.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 91,234 71.8 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36,764 28.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 15,000 11.8 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 24,152 19.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Knox (C), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% 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
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 31,517 24.8 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 33,716 26.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 14,943 11.8 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 11,056 8.7 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Knox (C), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 14,126 33.1 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 21,616 50.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 6,381 14.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 576 1.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Knox (C), 50.6% were couple families with children, 33.1% were couple families without children and 14.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Knox (C), 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% 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
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 7,684 21.5 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,337 3.7 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 8,923 25.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 5,772 16.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,140 6.0 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,407 17.9 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,795 5.0 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,684 4.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Knox (C), of couple families with children, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 25.0% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 53,668 93.6 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,645 6.4 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Knox (C), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 45,452 84.7 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6,516 12.1 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,329 2.5 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 267 0.5 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Knox (C), 84.7% were separate houses, 12.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 76 0.1 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 968 1.8 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6,580 12.3 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 24,980 46.6 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 20,047 37.4 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,004 1.9 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Knox (C), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 12.3% had 2 bedrooms and 46.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 18,291 34.1 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 22,822 42.5 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 10,575 19.7 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 762 1.4 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,207 2.2 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Knox (C), 34.1% were owned outright, 42.5% were owned with a mortgage and 19.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 41,525 77.4 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 10,856 20.2 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,272 2.4 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Knox (C), of all households, 77.4% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 2.4% were group households.

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Household income Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 16.2 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Knox (C), 16.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.5% 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 Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 351 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,004 3.7 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 15,392 28.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 22,466 41.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 12,400 23.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,393 2.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Knox (C), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 5,327 9.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 47,156 87.9 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,174 2.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Knox (C), 87.9% 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.
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 380 50.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 372 49.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Knox (C), 50.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 49.5% 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
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,512 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Knox (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,512.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Knox (C) % Knox (C) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 356 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Knox (C), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $356 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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.