2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | Statistical Area Level 2

Pinjarra

Code 502011029 (SA2)
People 7,978
Male 4,002
Female 3,976
Median age 39
Families 2,213
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,479
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,028
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,842
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,978 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,002 50.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,976 49.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 220 2.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,978 people in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 591 7.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 572 7.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 614 7.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 509 6.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 355 4.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 450 5.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 452 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 475 6.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 506 6.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 545 6.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 505 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 447 5.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 523 6.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 417 5.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 399 5.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 295 3.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 203 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 121 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,270 52.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 197 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 630 10.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 326 5.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,784 28.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,910 53.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 647 11.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,892 34.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 114 5.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 518 23.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 168 7.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 96 4.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 305 13.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 2.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 65 2.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 119 5.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 102 4.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 29 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 646 29.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,210 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.4% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 10.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,062 76.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,786 24.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 663 9.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 500 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,407 59.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 59.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,902 56.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 988 29.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 303 9.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 190 5.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,383 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,383 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 29.2% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 360 11.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 314 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 314 9.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 513 16.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,388 43.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 471 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,304 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,028 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) was $471.

Travel to work, top responses Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,295 69.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,793 28.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 637 10.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,097 17.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.9% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,051 16.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,480 23.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 829 13.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 932 15.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 978 44.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 888 40.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 333 15.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 40.1% were couple families with children, 44.2% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,080 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,226 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,226 and those without children was $2,080.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 250 13.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 68 3.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 322 17.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 298 16.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 103 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 478 25.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 147 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 198 10.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 13.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 17.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,876 86.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 469 14.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 86.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,614 90.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 106 3.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 63 2.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 88 3.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 90.8% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 3.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 96 3.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 430 15.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 937 32.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,334 46.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 73 2.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 15.0% had 2 bedrooms and 32.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 873 30.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,099 38.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 646 22.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 156 5.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 105 3.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 30.3% were owned outright, 38.2% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,178 75.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 646 22.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 52 1.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 75.7% were family households, 22.5% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 31.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 8.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,842 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 10.2 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
None 104 3.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 930 32.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,053 36.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 697 24.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 94 3.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), 32.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 220 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 109 49.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 111 50.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 220 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 109 (or 49.5%) were male and 111 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,053 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,053.

Mortgage and rent Pinjarra % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pinjarra (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,625.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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