Casey

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2021 Census Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people QuickStats
Geography type Local Government Areas
Area code LGA21610
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 2,395
Male 49.0%
Female 51.0%
Median age 22
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander families 1,002
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households 1,230
Average number of people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1,794
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent (a) $380

(a) For 2021, median weekly rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free.

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People and population

Indigenous status
All people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander total 2,395 0.7 65,646 1.0 812,728 3.2
Aboriginal 2,252 0.6 61,865 1.0 742,882 2.9
Torres Strait Islander 86 0.0 2,083 0.0 33,765 0.1
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 62 0.0 1,692 0.0 36,083 0.1
Non-Indigenous 348,167 95.3 6,148,188 94.5 23,375,949 91.9
Not stated 14,685 4.0 289,665 4.5 1,234,112 4.9

More information on Place of Usual Residence (PURP), Indigenous status (INGP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Age
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 22 N/A 24 N/A 24 N/A
0-4 years 336 14.0 7,014 10.7 85,941 10.6
5-14 years 513 21.4 14,052 21.4 179,604 22.1
15-24 years 459 19.2 11,966 18.2 150,057 18.5
25-34 years 345 14.4 10,115 15.4 117,969 14.5
35-44 years 268 11.2 7,006 10.7 87,910 10.8
45-54 years 234 9.8 6,576 10.0 81,802 10.1
55-64 years 129 5.4 4,961 7.6 61,759 7.6
65 years and over 114 4.8 3,955 6.0 47,677 5.9

More information on Age (AGEP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Registered marital status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 355 23.0 9,966 22.4 127,525 23.3
Separated 71 4.6 1,979 4.4 23,982 4.4
Divorced 138 8.9 3,702 8.3 37,473 6.8
Widowed 33 2.1 1,232 2.8 16,329 3.0
Never married 953 61.7 27,701 62.1 341,871 62.5

Note: In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.

More information on Registered marital status (MSTP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Social marital status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over, usually resident and present in the household on Census night
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage (a) 346 23.3 9,225 22.7 112,643 23.0
De facto marriage (b) 242 16.3 6,524 16.1 81,295 16.6
Not married 901 60.6 24,834 61.2 296,032 60.4

(a) In December 2017, amendments to the Marriage Act 1961 came into effect enabling marriage equality for all couples. For 2021, registered marriages include all couples.
(b) De facto marriage is when two people live together as partners who are not in a registered marriage. It includes people who report de facto, partner, common law husband/wife/spouse, lover, girlfriend or boyfriend.

More information on Social marital status (MDCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Education

Type of educational institution attending
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people attending an educational institution
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 115 12.0 2,597 9.7 25,485 8.0
Primary 347 36.3 9,527 35.6 120,864 37.9
Secondary 256 26.8 6,546 24.5 83,631 26.2
Tertiary - Vocational education (including TAFE and private training providers) 71 7.4 2,099 7.8 21,273 6.7
Tertiary - University or higher education 77 8.0 2,559 9.6 21,149 6.6
Other 35 3.7 846 3.2 7,310 2.3
Not stated 54 5.6 2,589 9.7 38,814 12.2

More information Type of educational institution attending (TYPP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Level of highest educational attainment
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 125 8.1 5,072 11.4 40,554 7.4
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 137 8.9 3,752 8.4 34,681 6.3
Certificate level IV 82 5.3 2,564 5.8 23,374 4.3
Certificate level III 277 17.9 7,034 15.8 84,821 15.5
Year 12 245 15.9 6,462 14.5 82,998 15.2
Year 11 130 8.4 3,444 7.7 43,335 7.9
Year 10 215 13.9 6,388 14.3 102,707 18.8
Certificate level II 3 0.2 89 0.2 1,262 0.2
Certificate level I 0 0.0 11 0.0 241 0.0
Year 9 or below 201 13.0 5,756 12.9 75,326 13.8
Inadequately described 37 2.4 865 1.9 11,038 2.0
No educational attainment 20 1.3 378 0.8 5,242 1.0
Not stated 73 4.7 2,755 6.2 41,467 7.6

More information on Level of highest educational attainment (HEAP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Cultural diversity

Australian Indigenous language, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Other Australian Indigenous Languages, nec 10 0.4 85 0.1 2,863 0.4
Yorta Yorta 9 0.4 109 0.2 144 0.0
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
Australian Indigenous languages used at home 16 0.7 1,010 1.5 76,978 9.5
English only used at home 2,243 93.7 60,322 91.9 683,122 84.1
Ancestry, top responses
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australian Aboriginal 2,064 86.2 55,667 84.8 695,359 85.6
Australian 957 40.0 25,293 38.5 277,467 34.1
English 441 18.4 13,172 20.1 131,618 16.2
Irish 119 5.0 3,814 5.8 31,853 3.9
Torres Strait Islander 100 4.2 2,463 3.8 57,353 7.1

Note 1: 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 sum of all ancestry responses for an area will not equal the total number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area.
Note 2: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not state an ancestry). In 2016 QuickStats percentages were based on total number of responses and will not be comparable to this table.

More information on Ancestry multi response (ANCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Income and work

Participation in the labour force
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
In the labour force 962 62.3 26,084 58.5 296,172 54.1
Not in the labour force 551 35.7 17,317 38.8 234,314 42.8
Not stated 32 2.1 1,182 2.7 16,695 3.1

Note 1: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 and over in the area.
Note 2: The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's labour force. More information is provided in Comparing 2021 Census and Labour Force Survey.
Note 3: For information on Community Development Program participation (CDPP), please refer to the Census Dictionary. CDPP data is available in TableBuilder.

More information on Labour force status (LFSP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Employment status
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Employed  null  null  null  null  null  null
Worked full-time 512 53.2 13,552 52.0 144,659 48.8
Worked part-time 285 29.6 7,833 30.0 87,019 29.4
Away from work (a) 67 7.0 2,207 8.5 28,075 9.5
Total employed 865 89.9 23,592 90.4 259,754 87.7
Unemployed 94 9.8 2,493 9.6 36,419 12.3

Note 1: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 and over, who reported being in the labour force in the area.
Note 2: The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's labour force. More information is provided in Comparing 2021 Census and Labour Force Survey.
Note 3: For information on Community Development Program participation (CDPP), please refer to the Census Dictionary. CDPP data is available in TableBuilder.

(a) Counts employed people who reported 0 hours of work the week before the Census or did not state their hours of work.

More information on Labour force status (LFSP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Occupation, top responses
Employed Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 131 15.1 3,330 14.1 35,333 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 123 14.2 3,828 16.2 45,221 17.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers 116 13.4 2,722 11.5 30,731 11.8
Labourers 108 12.5 2,909 12.3 37,003 14.2
Professionals 102 11.8 3,960 16.8 36,013 13.9
Managers 89 10.3 2,378 10.1 21,218 8.2
Sales Workers 75 8.7 2,026 8.6 22,365 8.6
Machinery Operators and Drivers 74 8.6 1,577 6.7 23,291 9.0

More information on Occupation (OCCP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Industry of employment, top responses
Employed Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 33 3.8 724 3.1 8,816 3.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 30 3.5 837 3.5 9,313 3.6
Other Social Assistance Services 30 3.5 878 3.7 10,154 3.9
Takeaway Food Services 28 3.2 631 2.7 7,371 2.8
Local Government Administration 21 2.4 483 2.0 6,639 2.6

More information on Industry of employment (INDP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Median weekly incomes (a)
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal (b) 606 N/A 619 N/A 540 N/A
Family (c) 1,722 N/A 1,638 N/A 1,527 N/A
Household (d) 1,794 N/A 1,565 N/A 1,507 N/A

(a) Incomes are collected in ranges. The medians are then calculated using information from the Survey of Income and Housing.
(b) Excludes people aged 15 years and over who did not state their income.
(c) Excludes families where at least one family member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.
(d) Excludes households where at least one household member aged 15 years and over did not state their income.

More information on Total personal income (weekly) (INCP), Total family income (weekly) (FINF), Total household income (weekly) (HIND), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander family indicator (INGF)
Personal income data is based on place of usual residence
Family and household income data is based on place of enumeration

Unpaid work and care

Unpaid work and care
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (week before Census Night) 990 64.0 27,873 62.5 328,022 59.9
Provided unpaid care for child/children (during two weeks before Census Night) 533 34.5 12,363 27.7 166,628 30.5
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability, health condition or due to old age (during two weeks before Census Night) 279 18.1 7,306 16.4 76,568 14.0
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 176 11.4 5,840 13.1 58,029 10.6

Health

Type of long-term health condition
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Arthritis 159 6.6 4,766 7.3 50,807 6.3
Asthma 384 16.0 10,632 16.2 107,162 13.2
Cancer (including remission) 32 1.3 1,237 1.9 12,927 1.6
Dementia (including Alzheimer's) 11 0.5 275 0.4 3,610 0.4
Diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes) 104 4.3 3,195 4.9 47,688 5.9
Heart disease (including heart attack or angina) 85 3.5 2,388 3.6 30,160 3.7
Kidney disease 18 0.8 761 1.2 10,053 1.2
Lung condition (including COPD or emphysema) 48 2.0 1,615 2.5 17,552 2.2
Mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) 421 17.6 11,996 18.3 107,776 13.3
Stroke 21 0.9 728 1.1 7,059 0.9
Any other long-term health condition(s) 287 12.0 6,894 10.5 70,592 8.7
No long-term health condition(s) 1,300 54.3 34,396 52.4 462,348 56.9
Not stated 159 6.6 4,811 7.3 65,539 8.1

Note 1: Measures the number of people who reported that they have been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions.
Note 2: Respondents had the option of reporting multiple long-term health conditions. Therefore, the sum of all long-term health condition responses for an area will not equal the total number of people in the area.
Note 3: Calculated percentages represent a proportion of the number of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the area (including those who did not answer the long-term health conditions question).

More information on Type of long-term health condition (LTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Count of selected long-term health conditions
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None of the selected conditions 1,417 59.2 37,121 56.5 493,110 60.7
One condition 525 21.9 15,192 23.1 167,204 20.6
Two conditions 181 7.6 5,336 8.1 54,174 6.7
Three or more conditions 109 4.6 3,181 4.8 32,701 4.0
Not stated 159 6.6 4,811 7.3 65,539 8.1

Note: Selected long-term health conditions include arthritis, asthma, cancer (including remission), dementia (including Alzheimer's), diabetes (excluding gestational diabetes), heart disease (including heart attack or angina), kidney disease, lung condition (including COPD or emphysema), mental health condition (including depression or anxiety) and stroke. Other long-term health conditions are not included in this count.

More information on Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
Table based on place of usual residence

Housing

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Number of dwellings requiring one or more extra bedroom(s) (a) 95 7.7 2,320 6.8 31,268 8.9
Average number of people per household 3.4 N/A 3 N/A 3.1 N/A
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 N/A 0.9 N/A 1 N/A
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1 N/A 1.9 N/A 1.9 N/A

(a) The Canadian National Occupancy Standard for Housing Appropriateness is used to determine whether there are enough bedrooms in the dwelling for the usual residents. See Housing suitability information below for more details.

More information on Number of bedrooms in private dwelling (BEDD), Household composition (HHCD), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD), Housing suitability (HOSD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Mortgage and Rent
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent (a) $380 N/A $330 N/A $300 N/A
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842 N/A $1,600 N/A $1,721 N/A

(a) Median rent calculations exclude dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.

More information on Rent (weekly) dollar values (RNTD), Mortgage repayments (monthly) dollar values (MRED), Indigenous household indicator (INGDWTD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Family household composition
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
One family household: Couple family with no children 179 14.6 6,431 19.0 62,751 17.8
One family household: Couple family with children 425 34.6 9,640 28.4 104,435 29.7
One family household: One parent family 308 25.0 8,046 23.7 86,135 24.5
One family household: Other family 20 1.6 610 1.8 7,040 2.0
Multiple family household: Couple family with no children 18 1.5 161 0.5 2,130 0.6
Multiple family household: Couple family with children 25 2.0 357 1.1 6,813 1.9
Multiple family household: One parent family 40 3.3 614 1.8 8,606 2.4
Multiple family household: Other family 0 0.0 15 0.0 412 0.1
Other household 215 17.5 8,019 23.7 73,717 20.9

Note: This table counts the types of families within family households at the dwelling level. In multiple family households, only the family composition of the primary family is recorded. Other household includes lone person households and group households.

More information on Family household composition (dwelling) (HCFMD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 1,128 91.7 27,227 80.3 281,729 80.0
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc. 90 7.3 3,822 11.3 38,396 10.9
Flat or apartment 12 1.0 2,576 7.6 27,919 7.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 219 0.6 2,861 0.8

More information on Dwelling structure (STRD)
Table based on place of enumeration

Tenure type
Occupied private dwellings (excl. visitor only households and other non-classifiable households) where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Casey % Casey Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 162 13.2 5,219 15.4 48,452 13.8
Owned with a mortgage (a) 419 34.1 9,994 29.5 96,647 27.5
Rented (b) 607 49.3 17,377 51.3 192,703 54.7
Other (c) 15 1.2 488 1.4 5,582 1.6
Not stated 31 2.5 814 2.4 8,652 2.5

(a) Includes dwellings purchased under a shared equity scheme.
(b) Excludes dwellings being occupied rent-free, this is not comparable to 2016 QuickStats data.
(c) Comprises dwellings occupied rent-free, occupied under a life tenure scheme and other tenure type

More information on Tenure type (TEND)
Table based on place of enumeration

Please note that there are small random adjustments 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 table totals.