Doreen

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20773
People 21,298
Male 48.5%
Female 51.5%
Median age 31
Families 5,852
Average children per family
for families with children 2
for all families 1.2
All private dwellings 7,358
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,813
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,967
Median weekly rent $351
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 10,332 48.5 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 10,965 51.5 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 240 1.1 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 21,298 people in Doreen. Of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

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Age Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 2,435 11.4 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,064 9.7 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,675 7.9 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,216 5.7 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,020 4.8 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,589 7.5 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,085 9.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 2,079 9.8 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,761 8.3 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,430 6.7 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,042 4.9 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 790 3.7 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 711 3.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 662 3.1 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 416 2.0 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 165 0.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 93 0.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 62 0.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Doreen was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 8,439 55.8 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 616 4.1 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,100 7.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 301 2.0 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,668 30.9 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Doreen aged 15 years and over, 55.8% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 7,842 55.4 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,758 12.4 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,551 32.2 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Doreen, of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 627 9.1 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,111 30.7 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 357 5.2 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 184 2.7 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 912 13.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 275 4.0 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 273 4.0 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 395 5.7 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 709 10.3 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 167 2.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 869 12.6 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Doreen 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.7% were in primary school, 21.4% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,714 17.9 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,849 12.2 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 683 4.5 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,808 18.6 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,492 16.5 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 1,123 7.4 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,211 8.0 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 6 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 928 6.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 32 0.2 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 901 6.0 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Doreen, 16.5% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 23.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.2% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian 7,931 26.6 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 7,923 26.5 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 2,480 8.3 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Italian 2,035 6.8 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2
Scottish 1,991 6.7 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in Doreen were Australian 26.6%, English 26.5%, Irish 8.3%, Italian 6.8% and Scottish 6.7%.

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

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Country of birth Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 17,248 81.0 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 628 2.9 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
India 301 1.4 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 256 1.2 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Italy 167 0.8 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
Sri Lanka 146 0.7 55,830 0.9 109,849 0.5

In Doreen, 81.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 2.9%, India 1.4%, New Zealand 1.2%, Italy 0.8% and Sri Lanka 0.7%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,041 23.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,731 8.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,140 5.4 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 12,499 58.7 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Doreen, 58.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 13,683 64.3 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 1,039 4.9 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Italy 853 4.0 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
India 443 2.1 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
New Zealand 347 1.6 103,922 1.8 617,331 2.6

In Doreen, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 64.3%, England 4.9%, Italy 4.0%, India 2.1% and New Zealand 1.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 14,312 67.1 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 996 4.7 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Italy 651 3.1 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
India 431 2.0 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
New Zealand 336 1.6 102,791 1.7 608,329 2.6

In Doreen, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 67.1%, England 4.7%, Italy 3.1%, India 2.0% and New Zealand 1.6%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 7,574 35.6 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 5,680 26.7 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 2,145 10.1 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,428 6.7 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 739 3.5 204,587 3.5 502,801 2.1

The most common responses for religion in Doreen were No Religion, so described 35.6%, Catholic 26.7%, Anglican 10.1%, Not stated 6.7% and Eastern Orthodox 3.5%. In Doreen, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (56.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 385 1.8 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Macedonian 176 0.8 29,487 0.5 66,019 0.3
Greek 170 0.8 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Punjabi 157 0.7 56,171 0.9 132,496 0.6
Arabic 146 0.7 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
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English only spoken at home 17,885 84.0 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,197 17.3 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Doreen 84.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.8%, Macedonian 0.8%, Greek 0.8%, Punjabi 0.7% and Arabic 0.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 6,685 60.2 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,289 29.6 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 603 5.4 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 525 4.7 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 11,102 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Doreen. Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 4.7% 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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 1,175 11.1 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,046 9.9 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,065 10.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,979 18.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,700 44.5 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Doreen, 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,851 17.5 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,848 17.5 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,676 15.8 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Managers 1,311 12.4 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,251 11.8 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,102 10.4 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 790 7.5 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 573 5.4 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Doreen included Professionals 17.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.8%, Managers 12.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.8%, Sales Workers 10.4%, Labourers 7.5% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 411 3.9 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Primary Education 314 3.0 52,964 1.9 231,198 2.2
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 282 2.7 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 200 1.9 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8
Aged Care Residential Services 189 1.8 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Doreen, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.9%, Primary Education 3.0%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.7%, Takeaway Food Services 1.9% and Aged Care Residential Services 1.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 794 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,929 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,813 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Doreen was $794.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 7,702 72.9 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 428 4.1 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 358 3.4 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Train, car as driver 243 2.3 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
Train 223 2.1 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 686 6.5 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 8,462 80.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Doreen, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 72.9%, Worked at home 4.1%, Car, as passenger 3.4%, Train, car as driver 2.3% and Train 2.1%. On the day, 6.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 80.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,544 76.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,736 44.6 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,740 11.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,575 17.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Doreen, of people aged 15 years and over, 76.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 44.6% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.0% 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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,786 25.0 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,375 28.9 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,801 11.9 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,583 10.5 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Doreen, 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,529 26.1 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,369 57.5 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 914 15.6 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 51 0.9 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Doreen, 57.5% were couple families with children, 26.1% 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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Doreen, 14.9% of single parents were male and 85.1% 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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,135 23.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 147 3.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,500 30.7 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 886 18.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 181 3.7 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 478 9.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 357 7.3 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 207 4.2 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Doreen, of couple families with children, 23.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 30.7% 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 Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,695 93.8 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 445 6.2 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Doreen, 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,951 88.9 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 727 10.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 8 0.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.0 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Doreen, 88.9% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.1% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.0 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 158 2.4 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,267 33.9 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,184 62.5 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 83 1.2 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Doreen, of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 33.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3.1 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,070 16.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,028 60.1 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,480 22.1 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 19 0.3 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 107 1.6 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Doreen, 16.0% were owned outright, 60.1% were owned with a mortgage and 22.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 5,732 85.6 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 853 12.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 115 1.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Doreen, of all households, 85.6% were family households, 12.7% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

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Household income Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Doreen, 8.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.6% 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 Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 351 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,967 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.1 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.9 -- 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 Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 72 1.1 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,639 24.4 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,512 52.4 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,366 20.4 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 119 1.8 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Doreen, 24.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 52.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 449 6.7 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,148 91.8 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 102 1.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Doreen, 91.8% 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.
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 108 45.0 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 132 55.0 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Doreen, 45.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.0% were female. The median age was 16 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
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,771 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Doreen, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,771.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Doreen % Doreen Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 356 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,959 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Doreen, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $356 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,959.

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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.