Drysdale

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC20796
People 4,275
Male 47%
Female 53%
Median age 49
Families 1,158
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 1,858
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,121
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,600
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2

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

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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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 2,010 47.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,263 53.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,275 people in Drysdale. Of these 47.0% were male and 53.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

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Age Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 182 4.3 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 265 6.2 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 276 6.5 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 268 6.3 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 190 4.4 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 125 2.9 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 174 4.1 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 216 5.1 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 238 5.6 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 252 5.9 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 303 7.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 298 7.0 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 301 7.0 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 308 7.2 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 238 5.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 228 5.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 193 4.5 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 216 5.1 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Drysdale was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 2,010 56.7 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 105 3.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 277 7.8 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 318 9.0 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 838 23.6 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Drysdale aged 15 years and over, 56.7% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 1,758 56.1 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 230 7.3 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,143 36.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Drysdale, of people aged 15 years and over, 56.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 62 5.3 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 210 17.8 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 107 9.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 51 4.3 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 132 11.2 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 108 9.2 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 41 3.5 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 69 5.9 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 125 10.6 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 21 1.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 253 21.5 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Drysdale 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 24.0% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 552 15.6 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 349 9.8 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 134 3.8 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 624 17.6 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 405 11.4 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 276 7.8 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 376 10.6 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 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 332 9.4 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 4 0.1 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 395 11.1 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Drysdale, 11.4% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.4% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 1,927 33.5 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,761 30.6 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 539 9.4 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 510 8.9 492,281 6.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 215 3.7 201,850 2.6 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Drysdale were English 33.5%, Australian 30.6%, Irish 9.4%, Scottish 8.9% and German 3.7%.

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

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Country of birth Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 3,474 81.3 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 240 5.6 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
Netherlands 34 0.8 19,813 0.3 70,172 0.3
New Zealand 31 0.7 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Germany 31 0.7 26,308 0.4 102,595 0.4
Scotland 20 0.5 26,073 0.4 119,417 0.5

In Drysdale, 81.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.6%, Netherlands 0.8%, New Zealand 0.7%, Germany 0.7% and Scotland 0.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 723 16.9 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 261 6.1 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 200 4.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 2,776 65.0 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Drysdale, 65.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,983 70.3 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
England 357 8.4 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
Netherlands 71 1.7 51,198 0.9 175,354 0.7
Scotland 63 1.5 62,046 1.0 276,038 1.2
Germany 60 1.4 44,703 0.8 170,571 0.7

In Drysdale, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 70.3%, England 8.4%, Netherlands 1.7%, Scotland 1.5% and Germany 1.4%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 3,063 71.7 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
England 370 8.7 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6
Netherlands 71 1.7 44,458 0.8 152,088 0.6
Scotland 50 1.2 55,616 0.9 245,915 1.1
Germany 48 1.1 44,270 0.7 169,618 0.7

In Drysdale, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 71.7%, England 8.7%, Netherlands 1.7%, Scotland 1.2% and Germany 1.1%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 1,387 32.7 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,083 25.5 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 627 14.8 530,710 9.0 3,101,185 13.3
Uniting Church 368 8.7 197,572 3.3 870,183 3.7
Not stated 308 7.3 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6

The most common responses for religion in Drysdale were No Religion, so described 32.7%, Catholic 25.5%, Anglican 14.8%, Uniting Church 8.7% and Not stated 7.3%. In Drysdale, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (63.5%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 17 0.4 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
German 16 0.4 19,714 0.3 79,353 0.3
Dutch 16 0.4 8,600 0.1 33,835 0.1
Greek 13 0.3 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Spanish 9 0.2 35,494 0.6 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 3,932 92.5 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 93 5.6 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Drysdale 92.5% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 0.4%, German 0.4%, Dutch 0.4%, Greek 0.3% and Spanish 0.2%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 922 49.5 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 712 38.2 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 128 6.9 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 100 5.4 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,862 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Drysdale. Of these 49.5% were employed full time, 38.2% were employed part-time and 5.4% 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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 260 14.7 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 233 13.2 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 221 12.5 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 274 15.5 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 646 36.6 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Drysdale, 14.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 316 18.0 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 306 17.4 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 233 13.3 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 225 12.8 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 219 12.5 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 191 10.9 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 146 8.3 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 93 5.3 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Drysdale included Professionals 18.0%, Technicians and Trades Workers 17.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 13.3%, Managers 12.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.5%, Sales Workers 10.9%, Labourers 8.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.3%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 89 5.5 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 72 4.5 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 45 2.8 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0
Local Government Administration 42 2.6 38,163 1.4 142,724 1.3
Cafes and Restaurants 41 2.5 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4

Of the employed people in Drysdale, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 5.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 4.5%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.8%, Local Government Administration 2.6% and Cafes and Restaurants 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 551 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,479 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,121 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Drysdale was $551.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 1,234 70.6 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 92 5.3 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 69 3.9 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Walked only 34 1.9 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Truck 19 1.1 16,720 0.6 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 73 4.2 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 1,332 76.0 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Drysdale, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 70.6%, Worked at home 5.3%, Car, as passenger 3.9%, Walked only 1.9% and Truck 1.1%. On the day, 4.2% 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).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,512 70.9 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 967 27.2 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 469 13.2 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 886 25.0 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Drysdale, of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 13.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.0% 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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 677 19.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 903 25.5 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 517 14.6 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 415 11.7 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Drysdale, 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 518 44.8 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 494 42.8 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 137 11.9 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 6 0.5 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Drysdale, 42.8% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 11.8 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 88.2 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Drysdale, 11.8% of single parents were male and 88.2% 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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 155 15.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 48 4.7 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 245 24.1 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 107 10.5 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 57 5.6 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 289 28.4 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 58 5.7 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 58 5.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Drysdale, of couple families with children, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 24.1% 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 Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,587 88.7 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 202 11.3 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Drysdale, 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,394 87.8 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 127 8.0 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 46 2.9 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 7 0.4 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Drysdale, 87.8% were separate houses, 8.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.9% were flats or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 11 0.7 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 293 18.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 724 45.6 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 527 33.2 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 28 1.8 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 Drysdale, of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 18.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.6% 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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 768 48.4 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 524 33.0 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 246 15.5 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 9 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 41 2.6 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Drysdale, 48.4% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 15.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 1,140 72.0 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 412 26.0 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 31 2.0 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Drysdale, of all households, 72.0% were family households, 26.0% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

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Household income Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 26.6 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.6 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Drysdale, 26.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 11.6% 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 Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 275 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.8 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.2 -- 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 Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.1 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 88 5.5 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 495 31.2 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 587 37.0 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 368 23.2 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 48 3.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Drysdale, 31.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 286 18.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,267 79.7 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 37 2.3 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Drysdale, 79.7% 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.
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 19 41.3 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 27 58.7 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 21 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Drysdale, 41.3% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 58.7% were female. The median age was 21 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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,187 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Drysdale, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

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
Drysdale % Drysdale Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 280 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Drysdale, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,603.

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.