2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | Statistical Area Level 4

Mandurah

Code 502 (SA4)
People 83,294
Male 40,870
Female 42,424
Median age 42
Families 23,128
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 41,679
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $992
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $270
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 83,294 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 40,870 49.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 42,424 50.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,573 1.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 83,294 people in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 5,237 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 5,112 6.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5,447 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 5,497 6.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,459 5.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4,341 5.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4,174 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,900 5.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,298 6.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,523 6.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,427 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5,219 6.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 5,786 6.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,100 6.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4,419 5.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3,243 3.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,382 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,730 2.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34,938 51.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,453 3.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6,690 9.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,226 6.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 19,193 28.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 30,076 51.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 6,539 11.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 21,774 37.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 1,073 4.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,444 19.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,335 5.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,298 5.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,201 9.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 803 3.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 1,160 5.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,569 6.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,562 6.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 381 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 6,854 30.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 22,680 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 18.4% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 57,686 69.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 24,276 31.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6,678 8.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 5,063 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 40,633 53.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 53.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,664 55.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 10,906 30.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,630 7.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,465 6.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 35,665 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 35,665 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4). Of these 55.1% were employed full time, 30.6% were employed part-time and 6.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 4,093 12.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,260 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3,554 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5,310 16.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 14,357 43.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mandurah % 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 Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 492 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,261 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 992 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) was $492.

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

Unpaid work Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 46,123 68.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,005 26.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,646 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10,021 14.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 12,046 17.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 16,188 24.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 9,008 13.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 8,880 13.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 10,825 46.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8,450 36.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,617 15.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 236 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 36.5% were couple families with children, 46.8% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4) 17.7% of single parents were male and 82.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,118 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,367 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,367 and those without children was $2,118.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,572 13.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 625 3.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,224 16.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,950 15.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,030 5.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 5,450 28.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 1,184 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 2,239 11.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), of couple families, 13.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 16.7% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 31,340 78.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 8,702 21.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 78.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 25,990 82.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,255 10.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,585 5.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 490 1.6 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 82.9% were separate houses, 10.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 83 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 983 3.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,830 12.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 11,000 35.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14,829 47.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 614 2.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 12.2% had 2 bedrooms and 35.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,934 31.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,278 32.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 9,304 29.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 987 3.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 837 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 31.7% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 22,772 72.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,716 24.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 852 2.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), of all households, 72.7% were family households, 24.6% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 30.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.7% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
None 1,716 5.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 11,641 37.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11,569 36.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,451 17.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 962 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.4% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,574 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 780 49.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 794 50.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), there were 1,574 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 780 (or 49.6%) were male and 794 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 990 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $990.

Mortgage and rent Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,864 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mandurah (Statistical Area Level 4), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,864.

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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