2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Papulankutja

Code ILOC50300406 (ILOC) Total population 186 | Total dwellings 66
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 163
Male 78
Female 85
Median age 27
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 35
Average people per household 4.7
Median weekly household income $833
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 Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 163 100.0 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 163 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 78 47.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 85 52.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations), there were 163 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 78 (or 47.9%) were male and 85 (or 52.1%) were female.

Age Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 24 14.7 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 35 21.5 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 18 11.0 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 71 43.6 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 10 6.1 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 5 3.1 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 27 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34.6% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 3.1% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 53.8 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 3 2.9 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 4 3.8 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 10 9.6 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 31 29.8 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) 53.8% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 8.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 45 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 45 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 55 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 30 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 34 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 41.2 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 17 17.5 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 40 41.2 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) 41.2% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 17.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 34 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 30 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 34 years and in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 34 75.6 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 7 15.6 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 0 0.0 352 1.3 3,662 1.6
Not stated 4 8.9 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 45 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations), 28.0% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 75.6% were attending a primary school, 15.6% 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 Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 7 14.9 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 24 51.1 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 7 14.9 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 9 19.1 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 47 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 47 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations). Of these 14.9% were employed full time, 51.1% were employed part-time and 19.1% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 31 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 33 years and those employed part time was 31 years.

Median weekly incomes Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 250 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 833 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) was $250 and the median weekly household income was $833.

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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 Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Average number of registered motor vehicles per dwelling 0.5 -- 1.5 -- 1.5 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.7, with 1.5 persons per bedroom and 0.5 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Papulankutja % 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 Papulankutja (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 Papulankutja % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 33 100.0 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 33 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations) there were 33 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 Papulankutja % 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 0 0.0 5,098 23.0 51,761 24.8
Rented 32 100.0 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 Papulankutja (Indigenous Locations), of dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 100.0% 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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