Chum Creek

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20557
People 983
Male 51.3%
Female 48.7%
Median age 44
Families 278
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all households (a) 0.9
All private dwellings 376
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,483
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,591
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

Search all persons QuickStats for another area

Map is loading.
Other 2016 Census products available for this area:
To view more QuickStats or Community Profiles for a different area, see Search Census data.

People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 504 51.3 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 479 48.7 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.7 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 983 people in Chum Creek. Of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
Age Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 44 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 56 5.8 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 61 6.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 48 5.0 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 59 6.1 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 55 5.7 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 46 4.8 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 26 2.7 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 73 7.6 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 60 6.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 54 5.6 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 81 8.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 94 9.8 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 93 9.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 66 6.8 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 39 4.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 25 2.6 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 22 2.3 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.6 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Chum Creek was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.4% of the population.

View the data quality statement for Age (AGEP)
Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 438 53.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 22 2.7 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 70 8.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 28 3.4 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 257 31.5 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Chum Creek aged 15 years and over, 53.7% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

View the data quality statement for Registered marital status (MSTP)
Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 398 53.6 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 79 10.6 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 265 35.7 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Chum Creek, of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

View the data quality statement for Social marital status (MDCP)
Education Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 18 6.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 47 17.2 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 29 10.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 6 2.2 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 32 11.7 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 14 5.1 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 9 3.3 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 5.5 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 22 8.1 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 9 3.3 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 72 26.4 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Chum Creek 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.2% were in primary school, 20.4% in secondary school and 13.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

View the data quality statement for Educational Institution Attendee Status (TYSTAP)
Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 134 16.4 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 79 9.7 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 34 4.2 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 163 20.0 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 96 11.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 65 8.0 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 78 9.5 376,237 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 57 7.0 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 0 0.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 83 10.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Chum Creek, 11.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.7% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

View the data quality statement for Level of highest educational attainment (HEAP)

Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 437 32.4 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 423 31.3 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 106 7.9 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 82 6.1 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 59 4.4 201,850 2.6 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Chum Creek were English 32.4%, Australian 31.3%, Irish 7.9%, Scottish 6.1% and German 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 Chum Creek (including those who did not state an ancestry).

View the data quality statement for Ancestry (ANCP)
Country of birth Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 774 79.9 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 61 6.3 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
Netherlands 14 1.4 19,813 0.3 70,172 0.3
New Zealand 13 1.3 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Germany 12 1.2 26,308 0.4 102,595 0.4
United States of America 7 0.7 19,695 0.3 86,125 0.4

In Chum Creek, 79.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.3%, Netherlands 1.4%, New Zealand 1.3%, Germany 1.2% and United States of America 0.7%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth (BPLP)
Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 200 20.4 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 79 8.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 57 5.8 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 584 59.7 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Chum Creek, 59.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father and/or mother (BPPP)
Country of birth of father, stated responses Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 650 66.9 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 87 9.0 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 25 2.6 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6
Netherlands 23 2.4 51,198 0.9 175,354 0.7
Germany 22 2.3 44,703 0.8 170,571 0.7

In Chum Creek, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 66.9%, England 9.0%, New Zealand 2.6%, Netherlands 2.4% and Germany 2.3%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of father (BPMP)
Country of birth of mother, stated responses Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 661 68.4 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 93 9.6 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Netherlands 26 2.7 44,458 0.8 152,088 0.6
New Zealand 24 2.5 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6
Germany 15 1.6 44,270 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Chum Creek, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 68.4%, England 9.6%, Netherlands 2.7%, New Zealand 2.5% and Germany 1.6%.

View the data quality statement for Country of birth of mother (BPFP)
Religious affiliation, top responses Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 450 46.2 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 134 13.7 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 115 11.8 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 106 10.9 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 42 4.3 146,441 2.5 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Chum Creek were No Religion, so described 46.2%, Catholic 13.7%, Anglican 11.8%, Not stated 10.9% and Christian, nfd 4.3%. In Chum Creek, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (51.1%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

View the data quality statement for Religious affiliation (RELP)
Language, top responses (other than English) Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 8 0.8 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Polish 8 0.8 15,175 0.3 48,083 0.2
German 6 0.6 19,714 0.3 79,353 0.3
Japanese 5 0.5 11,480 0.2 55,966 0.2
Greek 3 0.3 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
English only spoken at home 875 90.4 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 26 7.4 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Chum Creek 90.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 0.8%, Polish 0.8%, German 0.6%, Japanese 0.5% and Greek 0.3%.

View the data quality statement for Language spoken at home (LANP)

Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 266 53.2 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 183 36.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 25 5.0 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 26 5.2 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 500 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Chum Creek. Of these 53.2% were employed full time, 36.6% were employed part-time and 5.2% 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.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status (LFSP)
Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 60 12.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 66 14.1 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 51 10.9 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 74 15.8 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 191 40.8 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Chum Creek, 12.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Hours worked (HRSP)
Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 98 20.9 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Professionals 78 16.7 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Community and Personal Service Workers 66 14.1 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 57 12.2 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 55 11.8 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 49 10.5 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 37 7.9 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3
Sales Workers 28 6.0 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4

The most common occupations in Chum Creek included Technicians and Trades Workers 20.9%, Professionals 16.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 14.1%, Managers 12.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.8%, Labourers 10.5%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 7.9% and Sales Workers 6.0%.

View the data quality statement for Occupation (OCCP)
Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 18 4.8 3,598 0.1 14,651 0.1
Cafes and Restaurants 17 4.5 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Accommodation 13 3.5 22,398 0.8 113,377 1.1
Local Government Administration 11 2.9 38,163 1.4 142,724 1.3
House Construction 10 2.7 23,962 0.9 86,030 0.8

Of the employed people in Chum Creek, the most common responses for industry of employment included Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverage Manufacturing 4.8%, Cafes and Restaurants 4.5%, Accommodation 3.5%, Local Government Administration 2.9% and House Construction 2.7%.

View the data quality statement for Industry of employment (INDP)
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 633 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,756 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,483 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Chum Creek was $633.

View the data quality statements for: Total personal income (INCP) Total family income (FINF) Total household income (HIND)

Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 324 68.8 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 24 5.1 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 18 3.8 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 11 2.3 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
Train 5 1.1 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 17 3.6 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 357 76.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Chum Creek, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.8%, Worked at home 5.1%, Car, as passenger 3.8%, Train, car as driver 2.3% and Train 1.1%. On the day, 3.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

View the data quality statement for Method of travel to work (MTWP)
Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 619 76.4 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 228 28.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 132 16.3 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 204 25.2 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Chum Creek, of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 16.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

View the data quality statements for: Unpaid domestic work (DOMP) Unpaid child care (CHCAREP) Unpaid assistance (UNCAREP) Voluntary work (VOLWP)

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 164 20.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 219 27.0 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 134 16.5 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 102 12.6 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Chum Creek, 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

View the data quality statement for Unpaid domestic work, number of hours (DOMP)

Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 117 41.3 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 128 45.2 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 38 13.4 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Chum Creek, 45.2% were couple families with children, 41.3% were couple families without children and 13.4% were one parent families.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)
Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 30.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 69.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Chum Creek, 30.3% of single parents were male and 69.7% were female.

View the data quality statement for Family composition (FMCF)

Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 41 17.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.1 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 66 27.4 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 25 10.4 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 18 7.5 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 55 22.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 15 6.2 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 11 4.6 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Chum Creek, of couple families with children, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 27.4% 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.

View the data quality statement for Labour force status of parents / partners in families (LFSF)

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 Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 330 93.2 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 6.8 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Chum Creek, 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

View the data quality statements for: Dwelling type (DWTD) Dwelling Structure (STRD)

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 325 98.5 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 246,040 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 Chum Creek, 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling structure (STRD)
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.6 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 26 7.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 168 50.6 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 119 35.8 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 0.9 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Chum Creek, of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 7.8% had 2 bedrooms and 50.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.8 people.

View the data quality statements for: Number of bedrooms in a private dwelling (BEDD) Number of persons usually resident in dwelling (NPRD)

Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 136 40.7 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 158 47.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 33 9.9 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 7 2.1 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Chum Creek, 40.7% were owned outright, 47.3% were owned with a mortgage and 9.9% were rented.

View the data quality statement for Tenure type (TEND)

Household composition

Household composition Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 273 81.7 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 56 16.8 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 5 1.5 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Chum Creek, of all households, 81.7% were family households, 16.8% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

View the data quality statement for Household composition (HHCD)
Household income Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.0 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Chum Creek, 15.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 17.0% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

View the data quality statement for Household income, total weekly (HIND)

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 Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 300 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.1 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 0.9 -- 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.

View the data quality statement for Rent weekly payments (RNTD)
Mortgage monthly repayments Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,591 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.6 -- 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.

View the data quality statement for Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED)

Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 0 0.0 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 72 21.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 127 38.6 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 122 37.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.4 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Chum Creek, 21.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

View the data quality statement for Number of registered motor vehicles (VEHD)

Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 36 10.7 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 295 88.1 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 4 1.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Chum Creek, 88.1% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 4 33.3 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 8 66.7 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 39 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Chum Creek, 33.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 66.7% were female. The median age was 39 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Chum Creek % Chum Creek Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,499 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Chum Creek, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,499.

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

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

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

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

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

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