Ormeau Hills Suburb Profile
In the 2016 Census, there were 3,148 people in Ormeau Hills. Of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.
The median age of people in Ormeau Hills was 30 years.
Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 26.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.0% of the population.
Of people in Ormeau Hills aged 15 years and over, 55.5% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.
In Ormeau Hills, of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.0% were in a de facto marriage.
In Ormeau Hills 32.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.3% were in primary school, 22.4% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.
Of people aged 15 and over in Ormeau Hills, 18.8% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 22.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.
The most common ancestries in Ormeau Hills were English 27.4%, Australian 26.9%, Scottish 7.5%, Irish 7.3% and German 4.4%.
In Ormeau Hills, 67.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.5%, England 5.8%, South Africa 1.8%, India 0.9% and Scotland 0.8%.
In Ormeau Hills, 48.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.4% of people had both parents born overseas.
In Ormeau Hills, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 55.9%, New Zealand 10.9%, England 7.7%, South Africa 1.9% and Scotland 1.4%.
In Ormeau Hills, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 56.3%, New Zealand 10.4%, England 8.0%, South Africa 2.2% and Scotland 1.4%.
The most common responses for religion in Ormeau Hills were No Religion, so described 32.0%, Catholic 18.2%, Anglican 15.9%, Not stated 9.1% and Uniting Church 4.6%. In Ormeau Hills, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (61.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).
In Ormeau Hills 85.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Romanian 1.2%, Mandarin 0.8%, Turkish 0.5%, Maori (New Zealand) 0.5% and German 0.4%.
There were 1,754 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ormeau Hills. Of these 64.5% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.
Of employed people in Ormeau Hills, 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.3% worked 40 hours or more.
The most common occupations in Ormeau Hills included Professionals 18.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.6%, Managers 11.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.7%, Sales Workers 10.1%, Labourers 9.3% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.5%.
Of the employed people in Ormeau Hills, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.8%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.4%, Primary Education 3.1%, Takeaway Food Services 2.0% and Non-Residential Building Construction 1.9%.
The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ormeau Hills was $864.
In Ormeau Hills, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 73.1%, Worked at home 5.0%, Car, as passenger 4.3%, Train 2.1% and Train, car as driver 1.0%. On the day, 4.7% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 79.0% used car (either as driver or as passenger).
In Ormeau Hills, of people aged 15 years and over, 77.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.8% provided care for children and 8.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.
Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ormeau Hills, 30.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.0% worked 30 hours or more.
Of the families in Ormeau Hills, 54.4% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.
In Ormeau Hills, 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.
In Ormeau Hills, of couple families with children, 34.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 23.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.
In Ormeau Hills, 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.
Of occupied private dwellings in Ormeau Hills, 99.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.
In Ormeau Hills, of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 1.5% had 2 bedrooms and 16.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.9. The average household size was 3.2 people.
Of occupied private dwellings in Ormeau Hills, 13.4% were owned outright, 59.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.9% were rented.
In Ormeau Hills, of all households, 89.7% were family households, 7.5% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.
In Ormeau Hills, 7.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 20.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.
In Ormeau Hills, 17.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 55.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.
In Ormeau Hills, 93.4% 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.