Box Hill (Vic.)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20312
People 11,395
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 31
Families 2,637
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 5,273
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,054
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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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
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 5,610 49.2 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 5,787 50.8 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 13 0.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 11,395 people in Box Hill (Vic.). Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.1% of the population.

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Age Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 490 4.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 360 3.2 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 432 3.8 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 736 6.5 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,612 14.1 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,628 14.3 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,180 10.4 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 679 6.0 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 645 5.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 652 5.7 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 581 5.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 533 4.7 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 427 3.7 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 329 2.9 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 269 2.4 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 277 2.4 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 247 2.2 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 323 2.8 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Box Hill (Vic.) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 4,164 41.2 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 192 1.9 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 642 6.4 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 431 4.3 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,676 46.3 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Box Hill (Vic.) aged 15 years and over, 41.2% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 3,337 37.2 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 751 8.4 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,888 54.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Box Hill (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 125 2.8 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 344 7.6 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 115 2.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 56 1.2 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 380 8.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 80 1.8 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 124 2.8 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 492 10.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,644 36.5 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 288 6.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 852 18.9 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Box Hill (Vic.) 39.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.2% were in primary school, 13.1% in secondary school and 47.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,667 36.3 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,020 10.1 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 178 1.8 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 424 4.2 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,270 22.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 363 3.6 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 346 3.4 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 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 555 5.5 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 129 1.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 948 9.4 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Box Hill (Vic.), 22.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 6.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Chinese 4,876 35.4 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
English 1,957 14.2 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,515 11.0 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 731 5.3 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 528 3.8 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Box Hill (Vic.) were Chinese 35.4%, English 14.2%, Australian 11.0%, Irish 5.3% and Scottish 3.8%.

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 Box Hill (Vic.) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 4,037 35.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,142 27.6 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
Malaysia 543 4.8 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6
India 476 4.2 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 340 3.0 21,642 0.4 86,886 0.4
Korea, Republic of (South) 188 1.7 14,797 0.2 98,776 0.4

In Box Hill (Vic.), 35.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 27.6%, Malaysia 4.8%, India 4.2%, Hong Kong (SAR of China) 3.0% and Korea, Republic of (South) 1.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 7,371 64.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 396 3.5 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 315 2.8 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,490 21.9 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Box Hill (Vic.), 21.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 64.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,599 31.6 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
Australia 2,816 24.8 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Malaysia 560 4.9 56,624 1.0 156,829 0.7
India 549 4.8 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 286 2.5 17,709 0.3 70,860 0.3

In Box Hill (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 31.6%, Australia 24.8%, Malaysia 4.9%, India 4.8% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,624 31.8 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
Australia 2,899 25.5 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Malaysia 557 4.9 59,580 1.0 167,467 0.7
India 538 4.7 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 274 2.4 17,904 0.3 71,771 0.3

In Box Hill (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 31.8%, Australia 25.5%, Malaysia 4.9%, India 4.7% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 5,272 46.3 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,535 13.5 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 1,147 10.1 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 884 7.8 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4
Anglican 512 4.5 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in Box Hill (Vic.) were No Religion, so described 46.3%, Catholic 13.5%, Not stated 10.1%, Buddhism 7.8% and Anglican 4.5%. In Box Hill (Vic.), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (51.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 3,220 28.3 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 1,112 9.8 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Korean 194 1.7 15,519 0.3 108,997 0.5
Hindi 151 1.3 51,241 0.9 159,652 0.7
Vietnamese 133 1.2 103,430 1.7 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 4,200 36.9 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 2,837 59.2 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Box Hill (Vic.) 36.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 28.3%, Cantonese 9.8%, Korean 1.7%, Hindi 1.3% and Vietnamese 1.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,777 50.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,909 34.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 252 4.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 565 10.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 5,503 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Box Hill (Vic.). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 34.7% were employed part-time and 10.3% 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
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 653 13.2 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 746 15.1 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 504 10.2 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 936 19.0 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,843 37.4 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Box Hill (Vic.), 13.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,462 29.6 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 605 12.2 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 594 12.0 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 568 11.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 561 11.4 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 509 10.3 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 414 8.4 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 113 2.3 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Box Hill (Vic.) included Professionals 29.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.2%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.0%, Managers 11.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.4%, Sales Workers 10.3%, Labourers 8.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 380 7.9 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 230 4.8 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Computer System Design and Related Services 169 3.5 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
Aged Care Residential Services 128 2.6 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0
Banking 114 2.4 43,852 1.6 144,232 1.3

Of the employed people in Box Hill (Vic.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 7.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.8%, Computer System Design and Related Services 3.5%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.6% and Banking 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 473 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,399 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,054 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Box Hill (Vic.) was $473.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,063 42.0 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 892 18.1 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Walked only 427 8.7 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Worked at home 201 4.1 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 182 3.7 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 1,450 29.4 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,352 47.7 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Box Hill (Vic.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 42.0%, Train 18.1%, Walked only 8.7%, Worked at home 4.1% and Car, as passenger 3.7%. On the day, 29.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 47.7% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,946 58.8 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,912 18.9 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 980 9.7 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,669 16.5 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Box Hill (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.9% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.5% 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
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 2,414 23.9 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 2,154 21.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 846 8.4 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 537 5.3 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Box Hill (Vic.), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,092 41.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 1,018 38.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 412 15.6 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 114 4.3 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Box Hill (Vic.), 38.6% were couple families with children, 41.4% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 19.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 80.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Box Hill (Vic.), 19.7% of single parents were male and 80.3% 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
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 379 18.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 116 5.5 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 378 18.0 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 330 15.7 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 182 8.7 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 467 22.2 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 94 4.5 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 154 7.3 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Box Hill (Vic.), of couple families with children, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 4,440 89.9 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 500 10.1 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Box Hill (Vic.), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,383 31.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,263 28.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,776 40.0 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill (Vic.), 31.1% were separate houses, 28.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 40.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 74 1.7 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 673 15.1 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,934 43.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,012 22.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 617 13.9 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 137 3.1 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Box Hill (Vic.), of occupied private dwellings 15.1% had 1 bedroom, 43.5% had 2 bedrooms and 22.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 919 20.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 833 18.7 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,446 55.0 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 99 2.2 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 151 3.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Box Hill (Vic.), 20.7% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 55.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 2,569 57.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 1,363 30.6 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 521 11.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Box Hill (Vic.), of all households, 57.7% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 11.7% were group households.

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Household income Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 33.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Box Hill (Vic.), 33.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.9% 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 350 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 69.5 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 30.5 -- 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 1,021 23.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,994 44.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 946 21.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 313 7.0 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 170 3.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Box Hill (Vic.), 44.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 487 11.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 3,802 85.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 156 3.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Box Hill (Vic.), 85.5% 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.
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 8 61.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 5 38.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 24 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Box Hill (Vic.), 61.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 38.5% 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
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,375 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Box Hill (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Box Hill (Vic.) % Box Hill (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 320 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Box Hill (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.