2011 Census QuickStats

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Middlesex (WA)

Code SSC50494 (SSC)
People 377
Male 183
Female 194
Median age 47
Families 108
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 208
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,166
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,248
Median weekly rent $113
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 377 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 183 48.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 194 51.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 377 people in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 3.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 6.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 19 5.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 21 5.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 4.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 4.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 13 3.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 27 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 41 10.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 38 10.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 28 7.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 34 9.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 4.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 12 3.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 4.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 12 3.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 175 55.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 31 9.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 17 5.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 85 26.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 55.4% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 163 56.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 7.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 105 36.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 11.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 14 18.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 15.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 15.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 9.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 3.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 9.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 13 16.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 77 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) 20.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 292 77.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 119 33.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 25 6.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 6.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 194 53.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 53.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 137 58.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 71 30.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 16 6.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 4.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 235 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 235 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 22 9.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 28 12.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 30 13.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 108 48.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

Occupation Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 619 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,416 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,166 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) was $619.

Travel to work, top responses Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 249 78.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 68 21.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 38 12.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 81 25.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.5% provided care for children and 12.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 50 15.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 93 29.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 59 18.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 49 15.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 18.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 55 50.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 44 40.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 10 9.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 40.4% were couple families with children, 50.5% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 50.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 50.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs) 50.0% of single parents were male and 50.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,437 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,437.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 20 20.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 7.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 26.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 9 9.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 17.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 8 8.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 10.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.6% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 159 81.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 36 18.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 158 100.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 19.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 60 37.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 66 41.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 37.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 76 48.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 30 19.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 48 30.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 48.4% were owned outright, 19.1% were owned with a mortgage and 30.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 104 66.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 47 29.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 3.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 66.2% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 26.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.5% 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 Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 113 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,248 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 6 3.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 38 24.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 57 36.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 57 36.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.1% 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 Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Middlesex (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Middlesex (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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