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									                                         Kilsyth South: A Snapshot
                                                                            Data from the 2006 Census
                                                                                                                                                   K’syth Sth         Maroondah           Melb.
This Snapshot provides information about the whole                                            Estimated population* (persons)                            3,130            102,478        3.7mill
of Kilsyth South as the boundaries of this suburb are                                         % Australian citizens                                         93                 89           84
entirely within the City of Maroondah.                                                        % Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander                     0.3                0.3          0.4
This Snapshot reports on the key characteristics of the                                       % Born in Australia                                           83                 76           64
Kilsyth South community. The data is sourced from the                                         Median age                                                    32                 37           36
Census of Population and Housing 2006 (Basic Community                                        Median individual income ($/week)                            569                501          481
Profile based on Place of Usual Residence), which remains                                     Median family income ($/week)                              1,499              1,280        1,242
the copyright of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and is                                  Median household income ($/week)                           1,452              1,079        1,079
based on data analysis performed by The Public Practice                                       Median home loan repayment ($/month)                       1,300              1,250        1,300
Pty Ltd. The Census was conducted in August 2006 and                                          Median rent ($/week)                                         230                195          200
includes all                                                                                  Average household size                                       3.4                2.6          2.6
people in                                                                                     Age Structure (% of residents)
Australia,                                                                                    0 to 4 years                                                    8                   6           6
except                                                                                        5 to 11 years                                                  16                   9           9
foreign                                                                                       12 to 17 years                                                 13                   8           8
diplomats                                                                                     18 to 24 years                                                  8                   9          10
and their                                                                                     25 to 39 years                                                 20                  21          23
families.                                                                                     40 to 54 years                                                 26                  21          21
                                                                                              55 to 74 years                                                  9                  18          17
                                                                                              75+ years                                                       1                   7           6
                                                                                              Families & Households
                                                                                              Total families                                                808             26,690       938,488
                                                                                              % Couple only families                                         22                 35           34
                                                                                              % Couple with children families                                69                 48           48
                                                                                              % Single parent families                                        9                 16           15
                                                                                              % Other family types                                          0.4                  1            2
                                            Age Groups                                        % Persons living alone                                          2                  9            9
                 25                                                                           % Persons living in group household                             1                  3            4
                                                                                              Education (% aged 15+ years)
                 20
                                                                                              Completed Year 12                                              40                  48          54
                                                                                              Highest qualification Certificate/Diploma                      33                  29          24
% of Residents




                                                                                              Highest qualification Degree                                    8                  13          16
                 15
                                                                                              Highest qualification Postgraduate                              2                   4           6
                                                                                              Employment (% aged 15+ years)
                 10                                                                           In labour force                                                77                  64          61
                                                                                              Unemployment rate^                                             3.2                 3.9         5.3
                 5                                                                            Part-time workers^                                             33                  33          31
                                                                                              Travel to Work# and Car Ownership
                 0                                                                            % Private car (as driver or passenger)                         91                  85          78
                       0-9     10-19   20-29      30-39  40-49      50-59    60-69   70+      % Public transport                                               6                 12          15
                                                 Age (years)                                  % Walk or cycle                                                  3                   3           5
                                                                                              Average cars per household                                     2.2                 1.7         1.6
                                Kilsyth South                         Maroondah               Dwellings & Tenure!
                                                                                              Total private occupied dwellings                              872             36,414       1.3mill
                                                                                              % Separate houses                                              99                 79           73
                          Family Types
                                                                                              % Medium density@                                               1                 21           26
                      Single   Other
                      Parent
                                                Couple                                        % Fully owned                                                  24                 35           35
                               0.4%              Only
                        9%                                                                    % Being purchased                                              67                 41           36
                                                 22%
                                                                    Tenure Types              % Private rental                                                7                 19           23
                                                                                              % Public rental                                                 0                  2            3
                                                                  Priv'te
                                                                  Rental
                                                                                      Fully   Internet Connection (% households)
                                                                    7%
                                                                                     Owned    No Internet                                                    17                  31          33
                                                                                       24%    Top 4 Languages Spoken at Home (%)
                                                                                              English Only                                                   93                  87          68
     Couple                                                                                   Chinese languages                                              0.6                 1.3         3.9
      with                                                                                    Arabic                                                         0.5                 0.3         1.5
     Child'n
      69%
                                                                                              Spanish                                                        0.4                 0.4         0.7
                                                           Pur-                               Place of Residence 5 Years Ago (%)
                                                          chase                               Same house                                                     69                  62          59
                                                           67%                                Same locality +                                                74                  69          66
                                                                                              * The Estimated Population for the suburb has been calculated using the ABS Estimated Resident
                                                                                              Population (ERP) at 30 June 2006 for the City of Maroondah (102,478 residents) and the proportion
                                                                                              of Maroondah Census respondents from this suburb.
  For more information:                                                                       + Locality is defined by Statistical Local Area (SLA). There are two SLAs in Maroondah which can be
   Full profile available from the Maroondah City Council website:                          described as the western half (Ringwood SLA) and eastern half (Croydon SLA) of the municipality.
       www.maroondah.vic.gov.au > About Maroondah > Demographics                              ^ Employment/unemployment rate only includes people in the labour force.
   Call Council on 1300 882 23                                                              # Mode of travel to work for employed adults (aged 15+) on 8 August 2006.
                                                                                              ! Private occupied dwellings only.
   ABS website: www.abs.gov.au/census                                                       @ Includes semi-detached or terrace houses, flats, units and apartments.
                Kilsyth South: Changes Over Time
                                          Data from the 1996, 2001 & 2006 Censuses#

 This page provides information about the whole of the Kilsyth South suburb.

 The information on this page reports the demographic changes                    Kilsyth South
 in the suburb as recorded in the Census of Population and
                                                                                                                                            1996               2001            2006
 Housing conducted in 1996, 2001 and 2006. The information
 is derived from the Suburbs in Time compendium produced by
                                                                                 Total population*                                         2,190              2,868           2,998
 the Spatial Analysis Research branch of the Department of                       % At same address 5 years ago                                 31                 52              65
 Planning & Community Development (DPCD) using data                              % Indigenous persons                                         0.0                0.4             0.2
 sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. For details                   Population Growth                                       1981-91            1991-01         2001-06
 about the methodology and comparability of data across the                      Net change (persons)                                           -             2,137             130
 different Census periods, visit the DPCD website at                             % Average annual change                                        -               14.6             0.9
 www.dse.vic.gov.au>Urban & Regional>Suburbs in Time.                                                                                       1996               2001            2006
                                                                                 Age Structure (% of residents)
                                                                                 0 to 4 years                                                    16                12                8
              Overview of Kilsyth South                                          5 to 17 years                                                   21                27               29
                                                                                 18 to 24 years                                                   7                 5                8
      Area*: 3.3 km2                                                             25 to 34 years                                                  28                16               10
                                                                                 35 to 44 years                                                  18                24               22
      Location*: 30 km north-east of Melbourne
                                                                                 45 to 54 years                                                   6                10               14
      Population Density (2006)+: 2,256 persons per km2                          55 to 64 years                                                   2                 4                6
      (Maroondah: 1,669 persons per km2)                                         65 to 74 years                                                   1                 2                2
                                                                                 75+ years                                                        1                 0                1
      Summary*
                                                                                 Education (% aged 15+ years)
      Kilsyth South is a small, recently developed suburb that
      is predominantly comprised of detached houses and
                                                                                 Highest qualification Cert./Diploma                             31                31               34
      young families. The eastern section of the suburb has a                    Highest qualif. Degree or higher                                11                11               11
      semi-rural feel, featuring houses on larger blocks.                        No post-school qualification                                    57                58               56
                                                                                 Household Income (% h’holds) +
      Much of the suburb’s labour force is employed in the                       1st quartile (lowest)                                            5                 6                7
      wholesale and retail trade and manufacturing sectors.
                                                                                 2nd quartile                                                    17                18               20
      In 2006…@
                                                                                 3rd quartile                                                    36                38               33
                                                                                 4th quartile (highest)                                          42                38               40
       Just over 3,000 people live in Kilsyth South.                           Household Size
       With a median age of 32 years and 37% of                                Average household size                                         3.3                3.5             3.4
            residents aged under 18 years, Kilsyth South has a                   % 1 person                                                       8                  7               8
            very young population.                                               % 2 persons                                                     25                 22              22
                                                                                 % 3 persons                                                     19                 17              17
       Seven out of ten families are two-parent families
            with children, and there is a heavier concentration
                                                                                 % 4 persons                                                     30                 33              32
            of children of primary-school age.                                   % 5 or more persons                                             18                 21              21
                                                                                 Dwellings & Tenure
       Reflective of an area predominantly made up of                          Total private dwellings                                        670               852             885
            ‘nuclear’ families and housing stock of family-sized                 % Occupied private dwellings                                    99                97              99
            separate dwellings, households in Kilsyth South
                                                                                 % Separate houses                                               99                97             100
            tend to be larger than in most areas of Maroondah.
                                                                                 % Medium density@                                                0                 1               0
       Over two-thirds of households are purchasing their                      % Fully owned                                                   21                26              24
            home and there are few rental properties.                            % Being purchased                                               71                65              68
       Over three-quarters of adults are in the work force.                    % Private rental                                                 6                 4               5
                                                                                 % Public rental                                                  0                 0               0
       The family types and shortage of public transport in                    Birthplace (%)
            Kilsyth South have contributed to a high car                         Australia                                                       80                80               84
            dependence, with 91% of workers driving to work
                                                                                 Top 3 overseas birthplaces in 2006
            and only 6% using public transport.
                                                                                 United Kingdom                                                 9.5                6.8             6.1
       A     high 83%            of   households        have       Internet    Germany                                                        0.5                0.4             0.8
            connection.                                                          India                                                          0.6                0.8             0.7
                                                                                 Language Spoken at Home
                               * Information from the DPCD, ‘Suburbs in Time’.   English only                                                    90                91               93
          + Based on land size & ABS Estimated Res. Pop’n at 30 June 2006.
         @ Data from ABS Census of Population & Housing 2006 and
                                                                                 Top 3 other languages in 2006
                               analysed by The Public Practice Pty Ltd.          Chinese languages                                              1.2                0.8             0.6
                                                                                 Spanish                                                        0.1                0.5             0.5
                                                                                 Arabic                                                         0.2                0.2             0.5
For more information:                                                            # Data is based on Place of Enumeration (ie where the person was counted on Census night which
 Full profile available from the Maroondah City Council website:               may not necessarily be where he/she usually lives).
     www.maroondah.vic.gov.au > About Maroondah > Demographics                   * Includes visitors.
                                                                                 + Quartiles generated by dividing the household income for all Victorian Census Collection Districts
 Call Council on 1300 882 23                                                   into four even groups.
 ABS website: www.abs.gov.au/census                                            @ Includes semi-detached or terrace houses, flats, units and apartments.
 DPCD website: www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/urbanandregional

								
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