Reservoir (Vic.)

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC22149
People 50,474
Male 49%
Female 51%
Median age 37
Families 12,845
Average children per family
for families with children 1.7
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 21,833
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,197
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $312
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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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
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 24,738 49.0 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 25,734 51.0 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 497 1.0 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 50,474 people in Reservoir (Vic.). Of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

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Age Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 3,393 6.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,657 5.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 2,162 4.3 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 2,200 4.4 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,345 6.6 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,604 9.1 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 4,957 9.8 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 3,940 7.8 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 3,406 6.7 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 3,202 6.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 2,838 5.6 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 2,623 5.2 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 2,181 4.3 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 2,053 4.1 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 1,818 3.6 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,784 3.5 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,542 3.1 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,755 3.5 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Reservoir (Vic.) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 18,781 44.4 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 1,272 3.0 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 3,257 7.7 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 3,138 7.4 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 15,804 37.4 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Reservoir (Vic.) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 16,471 43.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 3,419 9.0 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 17,987 47.5 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Reservoir (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 679 4.6 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 2,070 13.9 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 844 5.7 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 228 1.5 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,231 8.3 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 753 5.1 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 180 1.2 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 973 6.6 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 3,065 20.7 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 666 4.5 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 4,150 28.0 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Reservoir (Vic.) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.2% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 27.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 9,572 22.7 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 3,627 8.6 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 976 2.3 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 4,013 9.5 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 7,042 16.7 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 2,052 4.9 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 2,593 6.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 26 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 5,537 13.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 979 2.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 4,964 11.7 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Reservoir (Vic.), 16.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 11.8% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 9,364 14.9 352,711 4.5 1,000,006 3.2
Australian 8,721 13.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
English 8,690 13.8 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Greek 3,704 5.9 170,451 2.2 397,431 1.3
Irish 3,517 5.6 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Reservoir (Vic.) were Italian 14.9%, Australian 13.9%, English 13.8%, Greek 5.9% and Irish 5.6%.

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

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Country of birth Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 27,136 53.8 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Italy 3,311 6.6 70,527 1.2 174,042 0.7
India 2,484 4.9 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,781 3.5 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
Greece 1,290 2.6 47,240 0.8 93,743 0.4
Vietnam 931 1.8 80,787 1.4 219,355 0.9

In Reservoir (Vic.), 53.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Italy 6.6%, India 4.9%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.5%, Greece 2.6% and Vietnam 1.8%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 27,407 54.3 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 2,989 5.9 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,861 3.7 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 14,189 28.1 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Reservoir (Vic.), 28.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 54.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 16,177 32.1 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
Italy 6,623 13.1 184,608 3.1 470,138 2.0
India 2,980 5.9 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Greece 2,649 5.3 107,736 1.8 226,920 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,307 4.6 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0

In Reservoir (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 32.1%, Italy 13.1%, India 5.9%, Greece 5.3% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.6%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 17,316 34.3 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
Italy 6,147 12.2 161,359 2.7 395,775 1.7
India 2,913 5.8 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Greece 2,561 5.1 100,642 1.7 206,674 0.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,354 4.7 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0

In Reservoir (Vic.), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 34.3%, Italy 12.2%, India 5.8%, Greece 5.1% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Catholic 15,348 30.4 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 12,121 24.0 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 5,101 10.1 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Eastern Orthodox 4,446 8.8 204,587 3.5 502,801 2.1
Islam 3,432 6.8 197,030 3.3 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Reservoir (Vic.) were Catholic 30.4%, No Religion, so described 24.0%, Not stated 10.1%, Eastern Orthodox 8.8% and Islam 6.8%. In Reservoir (Vic.), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (55.0%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Italian 5,064 10.0 112,272 1.9 271,597 1.2
Greek 2,696 5.3 110,707 1.9 237,588 1.0
Arabic 2,545 5.0 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
Mandarin 2,062 4.1 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Vietnamese 1,224 2.4 103,430 1.7 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 23,736 47.1 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 9,785 48.6 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Reservoir (Vic.) 47.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 10.0%, Greek 5.3%, Arabic 5.0%, Mandarin 4.1% and Vietnamese 2.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 13,026 55.8 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 7,260 31.1 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 1,128 4.8 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 1,934 8.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 23,348 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Reservoir (Vic.). Of these 55.8% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 2,415 11.3 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 2,475 11.6 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 2,368 11.1 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 4,864 22.7 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 8,159 38.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Reservoir (Vic.), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 4,589 21.4 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 3,097 14.5 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 3,049 14.2 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Labourers 2,416 11.3 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 2,342 10.9 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 2,064 9.6 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 2,062 9.6 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 1,376 6.4 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Reservoir (Vic.) included Professionals 21.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.5%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%, Labourers 11.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.9%, Managers 9.6%, Sales Workers 9.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 738 3.5 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Cafes and Restaurants 689 3.2 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 496 2.3 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Aged Care Residential Services 467 2.2 50,467 1.8 211,621 2.0
Higher Education 458 2.2 44,970 1.6 155,985 1.5

Of the employed people in Reservoir (Vic.), the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.5%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.2%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.3%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.2% and Higher Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 541 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,421 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,197 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Reservoir (Vic.) was $541.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 12,451 58.2 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 2,431 11.4 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 808 3.8 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 535 2.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Tram 409 1.9 51,140 1.9 58,736 0.5
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People who travelled to work by public transport 4,511 21.1 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 13,939 65.1 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Reservoir (Vic.), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 58.2%, Train 11.4%, Car, as passenger 3.8%, Worked at home 2.5% and Tram 1.9%. On the day, 21.1% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 65.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 25,995 61.5 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 10,078 23.8 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,858 11.5 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 4,977 11.8 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Reservoir (Vic.), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.8% 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, 11.8% 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
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 8,901 21.1 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 9,817 23.2 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 3,925 9.3 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 3,350 7.9 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Reservoir (Vic.), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 4,606 35.9 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 5,519 43.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 2,344 18.2 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 375 2.9 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Reservoir (Vic.), 43.0% were couple families with children, 35.9% were couple families without children and 18.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.1 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Reservoir (Vic.), 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% 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
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,825 18.0 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 451 4.5 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,931 19.1 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 1,648 16.3 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 618 6.1 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 2,631 26.0 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 501 4.9 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 517 5.1 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Reservoir (Vic.), of couple families with children, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.5% had both employed part-time and 19.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

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Dwellings

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 18,909 91.7 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,702 8.3 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Reservoir (Vic.), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 12,633 66.8 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5,355 28.3 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 808 4.3 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 62 0.3 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Reservoir (Vic.), 66.8% were separate houses, 28.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.3% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 46 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,129 6.0 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 6,098 32.2 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 8,345 44.1 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 2,700 14.3 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 596 3.2 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Reservoir (Vic.), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 32.2% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 6,313 33.4 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 4,899 25.9 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 6,853 36.2 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 150 0.8 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 707 3.7 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Reservoir (Vic.), 33.4% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 36.2% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 12,482 66.0 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 5,431 28.7 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,011 5.3 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Reservoir (Vic.), of all households, 66.0% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 5.3% were group households.

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Household income Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 24.8 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Reservoir (Vic.), 24.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 8.7% 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 312 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.6 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 13.4 -- 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,217 11.7 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 7,992 42.3 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 5,589 29.5 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 2,241 11.8 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 876 4.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Reservoir (Vic.), 42.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 4,158 22.0 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 14,088 74.5 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 663 3.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Reservoir (Vic.), 74.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 224 45.7 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 266 54.3 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 25 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Reservoir (Vic.), 45.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.3% were female. The median age was 25 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
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 983 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Reservoir (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $983.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Reservoir (Vic.) % Reservoir (Vic.) Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 295 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Reservoir (Vic.), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $295 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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.