Ballan

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20107
People 2,985
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 43
Families 789
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 1,275
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,259
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $250
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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 1,467 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,513 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 32 1.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,985 people in Ballan. Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 43 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 180 6.0 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 189 6.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 181 6.1 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 197 6.6 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 129 4.3 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 117 3.9 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 157 5.3 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 189 6.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 194 6.5 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 193 6.5 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 281 9.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 205 6.9 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 186 6.2 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 186 6.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 149 5.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 101 3.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 75 2.5 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 69 2.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Ballan was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 1,161 48.0 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 66 2.7 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 248 10.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 175 7.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 767 31.7 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Ballan aged 15 years and over, 48.0% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,036 48.7 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 274 12.9 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 818 38.4 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Ballan, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 41 4.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 164 19.1 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 87 10.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 16 1.9 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 92 10.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 61 7.1 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 27 3.1 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 42 4.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 76 8.8 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 24 2.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 229 26.7 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Ballan 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.4% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 343 14.1 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 210 8.6 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 76 3.1 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 401 16.5 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 300 12.3 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 188 7.7 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 257 10.6 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 296 12.2 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 292 12.0 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Ballan, 12.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 1,192 29.2 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 1,180 28.9 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 432 10.6 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 358 8.8 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 147 3.6 201,850 2.6 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Ballan were Australian 29.2%, English 28.9%, Irish 10.6%, Scottish 8.8% and German 3.6%.

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

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Country of birth Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,337 78.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 149 5.0 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 28 0.9 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Scotland 26 0.9 26,073 0.4 119,417 0.5
Netherlands 22 0.7 19,813 0.3 70,172 0.3
Malta 22 0.7 17,873 0.3 37,613 0.2

In Ballan, 78.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.0%, New Zealand 0.9%, Scotland 0.9%, Netherlands 0.7% and Malta 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 535 18.0 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 218 7.3 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 138 4.6 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,846 62.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Ballan, 62.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 1,997 66.9 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 234 7.8 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Malta 61 2.0 45,309 0.8 100,031 0.4
Scotland 53 1.8 62,046 1.0 276,038 1.2
Netherlands 42 1.4 51,198 0.9 175,354 0.7

In Ballan, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 66.9%, England 7.8%, Malta 2.0%, Scotland 1.8% and Netherlands 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,082 70.3 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 196 6.6 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Malta 50 1.7 42,102 0.7 91,404 0.4
Scotland 47 1.6 55,616 0.9 245,915 1.1
New Zealand 42 1.4 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6

In Ballan, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 70.3%, England 6.6%, Malta 1.7%, Scotland 1.6% and New Zealand 1.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,004 33.5 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 874 29.2 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 400 13.4 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 262 8.8 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 143 4.8 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Ballan were No Religion, so described 33.5%, Catholic 29.2%, Anglican 13.4%, Not stated 8.8% and Uniting Church 4.8%. In Ballan, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (61.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Maltese 19 0.6 16,898 0.3 31,987 0.1
Italian 13 0.4 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Dutch 9 0.3 8,600 0.1 33,835 0.1
French 9 0.3 19,313 0.3 70,873 0.3
Croatian 9 0.3 20,504 0.3 56,885 0.2
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English only spoken at home 2,660 89.3 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 80 6.8 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Ballan 89.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Maltese 0.6%, Italian 0.4%, Dutch 0.3%, French 0.3% and Croatian 0.3%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 748 55.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 428 31.8 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 75 5.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 97 7.2 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,348 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ballan. Of these 55.5% were employed full time, 31.8% were employed part-time and 7.2% 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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 127 10.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 144 11.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 157 12.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 234 18.6 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 516 41.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Ballan, 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.5% 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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 228 18.2 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 199 15.9 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 180 14.4 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 156 12.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 150 12.0 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 137 10.9 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 93 7.4 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 91 7.3 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Ballan included Professionals 18.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.4%, Managers 12.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.0%, Labourers 10.9%, Sales Workers 7.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 62 5.3 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Local Government Administration 40 3.4 38,163 1.4 142,724 1.3
Primary Education 35 3.0 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2
Takeaway Food Services 34 2.9 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8
Road Freight Transport 34 2.9 32,620 1.2 129,528 1.2

Of the employed people in Ballan, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.3%, Local Government Administration 3.4%, Primary Education 3.0%, Takeaway Food Services 2.9% and Road Freight Transport 2.9%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 583 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,549 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,259 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ballan was $583.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 769 61.4 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 84 6.7 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train 70 5.6 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 61 4.9 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Walked only 30 2.4 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 117 9.3 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 867 69.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Ballan, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 61.4%, Worked at home 6.7%, Train 5.6%, Car, as passenger 4.9% and Walked only 2.4%. On the day, 9.3% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 69.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,745 71.8 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 711 29.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 336 13.8 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 615 25.3 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Ballan, 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, 29.2% provided care for children and 13.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% 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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 468 19.3 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 644 26.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 342 14.1 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 287 11.8 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ballan, 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 330 42.0 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 337 42.9 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 112 14.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 7 0.9 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Ballan, 42.9% were couple families with children, 42.0% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 16.4 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.6 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Ballan, 16.4% of single parents were male and 83.6% 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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 121 18.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 20 3.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 154 23.2 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 112 16.8 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.4 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 150 22.6 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 41 6.2 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 31 4.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Ballan, of couple families with children, 18.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,092 91.1 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 107 8.9 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Ballan, 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,016 93.0 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 17 1.6 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 49 4.5 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 10 0.9 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Ballan, 93.0% were separate houses, 1.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 17 1.6 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 137 12.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 543 49.6 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 364 33.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 31 2.8 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ballan, of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 12.5% had 2 bedrooms and 49.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 387 34.9 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 495 44.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 180 16.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 0.8 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 37 3.3 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Ballan, 34.9% were owned outright, 44.7% were owned with a mortgage and 16.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 773 70.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 300 27.3 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 27 2.5 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Ballan, of all households, 70.3% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

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Household income Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Ballan, 23.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.2% 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 Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 250 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.6 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.4 -- 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 Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 35 3.2 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 358 32.5 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 391 35.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 265 24.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 4.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Ballan, 32.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 214 19.4 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 849 77.1 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 38 3.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Ballan, 77.1% 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.
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 17 58.6 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 12 41.4 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Ballan, 58.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 41.4% were female. The median age was 25 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
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,625 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Ballan, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,625.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Ballan % Ballan Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 0 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,744 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Ballan, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,744.

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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.