Southbank

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC22304
People 18,709
Male 50.3%
Female 49.7%
Median age 30
Families 3,961
Average children per family
for families with children 1.3
for all households (a) 0.1
All private dwellings 11,569
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,851
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $511
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.8

(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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 9,414 50.3 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,295 49.7 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 42 0.2 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 18,709 people in Southbank. Of these 50.3% were male and 49.7% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 30 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 579 3.1 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 202 1.1 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 117 0.6 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 810 4.3 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 3,203 17.1 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,145 22.2 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 3,419 18.3 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,742 9.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 966 5.2 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 714 3.8 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 699 3.7 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 645 3.4 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 484 2.6 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 452 2.4 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 251 1.3 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 151 0.8 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 67 0.4 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 56 0.3 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Southbank was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.2% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 5,566 31.3 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 327 1.8 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 944 5.3 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 149 0.8 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 10,822 60.8 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Southbank aged 15 years and over, 31.3% were married and 7.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 4,063 27.5 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 2,412 16.3 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 8,288 56.1 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Southbank, of people aged 15 years and over, 27.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 94 1.4 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 98 1.4 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 0.6 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 42 0.6 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 94 1.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 35 0.5 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 96 1.4 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 538 7.8 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,961 43.2 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 469 6.8 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 2,390 34.8 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Southbank 36.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 2.6% were in primary school, 3.3% in secondary school and 51.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 8,530 47.9 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,440 8.1 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 294 1.7 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 606 3.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 3,228 18.1 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 362 2.0 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 301 1.7 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 199 1.1 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 53 0.3 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 2,443 13.7 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Southbank, 18.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 5.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Chinese 4,771 20.9 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
English 3,226 14.1 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,968 8.6 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 1,249 5.5 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6
Indian 1,130 5.0 209,257 2.7 619,164 2.0

The most common ancestries in Southbank were Chinese 20.9%, English 14.1%, Australian 8.6%, Irish 5.5% and Indian 5.0%.

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

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Country of birth Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 5,517 29.5 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,466 13.2 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
India 862 4.6 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
Malaysia 774 4.1 50,049 0.8 138,364 0.6
England 590 3.2 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 579 3.1 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2

In Southbank, 29.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 13.2%, India 4.6%, Malaysia 4.1%, England 3.2% and New Zealand 3.1%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 11,853 63.4 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 613 3.3 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 562 3.0 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 3,217 17.2 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Southbank, 17.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 63.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 3,786 20.3 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,757 14.8 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
India 1,017 5.4 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
Malaysia 866 4.6 56,624 1.0 156,829 0.7
England 652 3.5 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0

In Southbank, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 20.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 14.8%, India 5.4%, Malaysia 4.6% and England 3.5%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 3,849 20.6 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,751 14.7 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
India 995 5.3 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Malaysia 879 4.7 59,580 1.0 167,467 0.7
Indonesia 630 3.4 24,302 0.4 103,023 0.4

In Southbank, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 20.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 14.7%, India 5.3%, Malaysia 4.7% and Indonesia 3.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 7,840 41.9 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 3,091 16.5 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Catholic 2,862 15.3 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
Buddhism 1,068 5.7 181,938 3.1 563,674 2.4
Hinduism 801 4.3 134,939 2.3 440,300 1.9

The most common responses for religion in Southbank were No Religion, so described 41.9%, Not stated 16.5%, Catholic 15.3%, Buddhism 5.7% and Hinduism 4.3%. In Southbank, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (50.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Mandarin 2,882 15.4 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 641 3.4 78,079 1.3 280,943 1.2
Spanish 517 2.8 35,494 0.6 140,817 0.6
Indonesian 514 2.8 16,782 0.3 67,891 0.3
Korean 450 2.4 15,519 0.3 108,997 0.5
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English only spoken at home 7,735 41.4 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,529 46.2 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Southbank 41.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 15.4%, Cantonese 3.4%, Spanish 2.8%, Indonesian 2.8% and Korean 2.4%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 7,806 66.9 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 2,538 21.7 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 423 3.6 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 908 7.8 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 11,675 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Southbank. Of these 66.9% were employed full time, 21.7% were employed part-time and 7.8% 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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 809 7.5 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,020 9.5 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 713 6.6 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,082 19.3 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 5,720 53.1 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Southbank, 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 4,101 38.1 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 1,894 17.6 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,287 12.0 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,099 10.2 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 835 7.8 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 800 7.4 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 424 3.9 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 116 1.1 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Southbank included Professionals 38.1%, Managers 17.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.2%, Sales Workers 7.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 7.4%, Labourers 3.9% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 699 6.6 69,149 2.5 253,385 2.4
Computer System Design and Related Services 670 6.3 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
Banking 441 4.1 43,852 1.6 144,232 1.3
Accounting Services 326 3.1 35,217 1.3 127,263 1.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 298 2.8 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9

Of the employed people in Southbank, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 6.6%, Computer System Design and Related Services 6.3%, Banking 4.1%, Accounting Services 3.1% and Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.8%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 979 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 2,287 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,851 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Southbank was $979.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Walked only 3,533 32.8 87,794 3.2 370,427 3.5
Car, as driver 2,210 20.5 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Tram 2,076 19.3 51,140 1.9 58,736 0.5
Train 556 5.2 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Worked at home 379 3.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 3,220 29.9 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 2,541 23.6 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Southbank, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Walked only 32.8%, Car, as driver 20.5%, Tram 19.3%, Train 5.2% and Worked at home 3.5%. On the day, 29.9% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 23.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 10,721 60.2 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,803 10.1 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 818 4.6 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,724 15.3 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Southbank, of people aged 15 years and over, 60.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 10.1% provided care for children and 4.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% 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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 5,420 30.4 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,963 22.3 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 855 4.8 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 481 2.7 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Southbank, 22.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 2,662 67.3 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 697 17.6 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 315 8.0 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 283 7.2 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Southbank, 17.6% were couple families with children, 67.3% were couple families without children and 8.0% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 83.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Southbank, 17.0% of single parents were male and 83.0% 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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,199 35.6 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 134 4.0 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 468 13.9 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 593 17.6 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 162 4.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 406 12.1 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 144 4.3 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 261 7.8 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Southbank, of couple families with children, 35.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 13.9% 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 Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 8,315 82.3 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,784 17.7 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Southbank, 82.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.7% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 14 0.2 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 155 1.9 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 8,127 97.7 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 11 0.1 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Southbank, 0.2% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 97.7% were flats or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 28 0.3 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 2,117 25.5 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 4,727 56.9 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 1,228 14.8 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 59 0.7 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 155 1.9 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Southbank, of occupied private dwellings 25.5% had 1 bedroom, 56.9% had 2 bedrooms and 14.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.9. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,181 14.2 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,629 19.6 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 5,285 63.6 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 40 0.5 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 175 2.1 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Southbank, 14.2% were owned outright, 19.6% were owned with a mortgage and 63.6% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 3,934 47.3 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 2,889 34.8 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,489 17.9 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Southbank, of all households, 47.3% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 17.9% were group households.

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Household income Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.5 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Southbank, 17.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 23.1% 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 Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 511 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.0 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 26.0 -- 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 Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,870 34.5 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 4,267 51.3 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 854 10.3 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 113 1.4 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 216 2.6 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Southbank, 51.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 10.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 385 4.6 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 7,754 93.2 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 182 2.2 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Southbank, 93.2% 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.
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 29 72.5 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 11 27.5 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 30 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Southbank, 72.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 27.5% were female. The median age was 30 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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,143 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Southbank, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.9 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,143.

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
Southbank % Southbank Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 505 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,850 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Southbank, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $505 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,850.

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.