Maidstone

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC21565
People 9,032
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 32
Families 2,165
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all households (a) 0.7
All private dwellings 3,711
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,457
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $342
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5

(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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 4,521 50.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 4,513 50.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 36 0.4 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 9,032 people in Maidstone. Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

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Age Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 597 6.6 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 459 5.1 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 377 4.2 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 437 4.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 891 9.9 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,114 12.3 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,076 11.9 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 814 9.0 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 607 6.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 525 5.8 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 461 5.1 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 415 4.6 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 361 4.0 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 240 2.7 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 186 2.1 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 166 1.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 143 1.6 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 157 1.7 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Maidstone was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.9% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 2,991 39.4 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 254 3.3 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 620 8.2 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 319 4.2 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,413 44.9 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Maidstone aged 15 years and over, 39.4% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 2,500 37.0 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 742 11.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 3,509 52.0 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Maidstone, of people aged 15 years and over, 37.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 127 4.1 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 340 10.9 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 161 5.1 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 31 1.0 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 317 10.1 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 103 3.3 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 44 1.4 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 189 6.0 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 823 26.3 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 153 4.9 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 839 26.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Maidstone 34.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.1% were in primary school, 14.8% in secondary school and 32.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 2,239 29.5 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 669 8.8 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 174 2.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 475 6.3 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,503 19.8 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 293 3.9 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 413 5.4 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 6 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 622 8.2 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 148 1.9 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 928 12.2 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Maidstone, 19.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 8.6% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Vietnamese 1,734 15.6 108,142 1.4 294,798 0.9
English 1,433 12.9 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Chinese 1,280 11.5 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
Australian 1,244 11.2 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 584 5.2 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Maidstone were Vietnamese 15.6%, English 12.9%, Chinese 11.5%, Australian 11.2% and Irish 5.2%.

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

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Country of birth Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 4,148 45.9 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Vietnam 1,364 15.1 80,787 1.4 219,355 0.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 363 4.0 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
India 350 3.9 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 153 1.7 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 133 1.5 51,290 0.9 232,386 1.0

In Maidstone, 45.9% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Vietnam 15.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.0%, India 3.9%, New Zealand 1.7% and Philippines 1.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 5,719 63.3 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 354 3.9 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 286 3.2 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,914 21.2 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Maidstone, 21.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 63.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,221 24.6 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Vietnam 1,965 21.8 119,353 2.0 320,208 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 570 6.3 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
India 399 4.4 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Italy 250 2.8 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0

In Maidstone, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 24.6%, Vietnam 21.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.3%, India 4.4% and Italy 2.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 2,287 25.4 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Vietnam 2,025 22.5 124,556 2.1 335,060 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 538 6.0 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
India 402 4.5 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Italy 214 2.4 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7

In Maidstone, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 25.4%, Vietnam 22.5%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 6.0%, India 4.5% and Italy 2.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,791 30.9 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 1,961 21.7 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Buddhism 1,121 12.4 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4
Not stated 978 10.8 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Islam 555 6.1 197,030 3.3 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Maidstone were No Religion, so described 30.9%, Catholic 21.7%, Buddhism 12.4%, Not stated 10.8% and Islam 6.1%. In Maidstone, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (40.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Vietnamese 1,752 19.4 103,430 1.7 277,400 1.2
Mandarin 454 5.0 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 395 4.4 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Italian 187 2.1 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Spanish 167 1.9 35,494 0.6 140,817 0.6
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English only spoken at home 3,508 38.9 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,840 54.3 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Maidstone 38.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Vietnamese 19.4%, Mandarin 5.0%, Cantonese 4.4%, Italian 2.1% and Spanish 1.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 2,732 58.1 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 1,348 28.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 226 4.8 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 398 8.5 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 4,704 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maidstone. Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 8.5% 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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 428 9.9 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 511 11.8 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 413 9.6 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 1,001 23.2 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 1,734 40.2 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Maidstone, 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,078 25.0 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 600 13.9 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 515 11.9 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 497 11.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Technicians and Trades Workers 458 10.6 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 412 9.6 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 390 9.0 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 283 6.6 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Maidstone included Professionals 25.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.9%, Managers 11.5%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.6%, Labourers 9.6%, Sales Workers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 212 5.1 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 145 3.5 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Banking 120 2.9 43,852 1.6 144,232 1.3
Higher Education 89 2.1 44,970 1.6 155,985 1.5
Takeaway Food Services 85 2.0 48,051 1.8 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in Maidstone, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 5.1%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Banking 2.9%, Higher Education 2.1% and Takeaway Food Services 2.0%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 645 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,705 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,457 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maidstone was $645.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 2,478 57.7 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 233 5.4 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 202 4.7 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 201 4.7 21,010 0.8 104,122 1.0
Bus 134 3.1 28,761 1.1 323,201 3.0
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People who travelled to work by public transport 882 20.5 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,881 66.9 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Maidstone, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 57.7%, Train 5.4%, Car, as passenger 4.7%, Train, bus 4.7% and Bus 3.1%. On the day, 20.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 66.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,615 60.7 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,697 22.3 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 723 9.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,068 14.1 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Maidstone, of people aged 15 years and over, 60.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% provided care for children and 9.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% 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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,840 24.2 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,790 23.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 554 7.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 429 5.6 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maidstone, 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 757 35.1 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 896 41.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 415 19.3 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 86 4.0 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Maidstone, 41.6% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 14.3 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 85.7 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Maidstone, 14.3% of single parents were male and 85.7% 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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 450 27.2 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 66 4.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 299 18.1 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 284 17.1 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 103 6.2 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 261 15.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 99 6.0 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 94 5.7 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Maidstone, of couple families with children, 27.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 18.1% 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 Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 3,193 90.9 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 318 9.1 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Maidstone, 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,536 48.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,112 34.8 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 526 16.5 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Maidstone, 48.1% were separate houses, 34.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 16.5% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 205 6.4 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 982 30.8 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,365 42.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 541 17.0 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 2.7 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maidstone, of occupied private dwellings 6.4% had 1 bedroom, 30.8% had 2 bedrooms and 42.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 671 21.0 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 999 31.3 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 1,408 44.1 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 16 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 99 3.1 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Maidstone, 21.0% were owned outright, 31.3% were owned with a mortgage and 44.1% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 2,101 65.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 799 25.0 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 292 9.1 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Maidstone, of all households, 65.8% were family households, 25.0% were single person households and 9.1% were group households.

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Household income Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 20.4 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Maidstone, 20.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 15.3% 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 Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 342 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.3 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 15.7 -- 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 Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 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.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 321 10.1 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 1,272 39.9 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,080 33.9 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 384 12.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 129 4.0 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Maidstone, 39.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 475 14.9 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 2,610 82.0 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 99 3.1 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Maidstone, 82.0% 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.
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 15 44.1 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 19 55.9 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 28 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Maidstone, 44.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 55.9% were female. The median age was 28 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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 762 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Maidstone, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $762.

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
Maidstone % Maidstone Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 268 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Maidstone, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $268 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.