2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Irrunuytju

Code ILOC50300402 (ILOC) Total population 151 | Total dwellings 50
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 125
Male 68
Female 58
Median age 25
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 23
Average people per household 4.1
Median weekly household income $828
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $21
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 125 100.0 67,062 96.3 495,757 90.4
Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 1,306 1.9 31,407 5.7
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 0.0 1,298 1.9 21,206 3.9
Total 125 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 68 54.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 58 46.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations), there were 125 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 68 (or 54.0%) were male and 58 (or 46.0%) were female.

Age Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 20 16.3 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 20 16.3 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 16 13.0 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 57 46.3 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 6 4.9 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 4 3.3 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 25 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33.9% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.3% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 55.6 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 3 3.7 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 3 3.7 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 8 9.9 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 22 27.2 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) 55.6% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 66 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 53 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 0 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 35 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 30 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 25 37.3 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 17 25.4 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 25 37.3 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) 37.3% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 25.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 24 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 41 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 24 years and in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 15 45.5 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 4 12.1 5,053 17.9 50,986 22.8
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 1,212 4.3 13,211 5.9
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 929 3.3 10,125 4.5
Other 4 12.1 352 1.3 3,662 1.6
Not stated 10 30.3 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 33 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations), 26.6% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 45.5% were attending a primary school, 12.1% were attending a secondary school and 0.0% were attending a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — language diversity
Australian Indigenous Language, top responses Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 0 0.0 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 19 73.1 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 7 26.9 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 0 0.0 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 26 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 26 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations). Of these 0.0% were employed full time, 73.1% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 0 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 0 years and those employed part time was 33 years.

Median weekly incomes Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 228 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 828 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) was $228 and the median weekly household income was $828.

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

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.2 -- 1.5 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 2 persons per bedroom and 0.2 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 21 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $21 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 25 100.0 18,446 83.3 168,749 80.7
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 2,005 9.1 16,437 7.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,311 5.9 20,640 9.9
Other dwelling 0 0.0 316 1.4 2,949 1.4
Total 25 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations) there were 25 private dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, unit or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Tenure Irrunuytju % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Owned outright 0 0.0 1,896 8.6 23,333 11.2
Owned with a mortgage 3 11.5 5,098 23.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 23 88.5 13,868 62.7 124,099 59.4
Other tenure type 0 0.0 158 0.7 1,516 0.7
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 1,115 5.0 8,338 4.0

In Irrunuytju (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 11.5% were owned with a mortgage and 88.5% were rented.

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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