2011 Census QuickStats

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | Indigenous Locations

Mindibungu

Code ILOC50400204 (ILOC) Total population 258 | Total dwellings 64
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 244
Male 118
Female 127
Median age 17
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Households 44
Average people per household 5.3
Median weekly household income $746
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $35
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal 244 100.0 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 244 -- 69,666 -- 548,370 --
           
Male 118 48.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 127 51.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7

For the 2011 Census in Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations), there were 244 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 118 (or 48.2%) were male and 127 (or 51.8%) were female.

Age Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
0-4 years 33 13.5 8,236 11.8 67,415 12.3
5-14 years 78 32.0 16,301 23.4 129,670 23.6
15-24 years 41 16.8 13,453 19.3 105,652 19.3
25-54 years 76 31.1 25,428 36.5 192,627 35.1
55-64 years 9 3.7 3,919 5.6 32,232 5.9
65 years and over 7 2.9 2,326 3.3 20,772 3.8
           
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) the median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 17 years. Of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45.7% were children aged 0 to 14 years and 2.9% were people aged 65 years and over.

Registered marital status Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 28.6 9,893 21.9 85,741 24.4
Separated 7 5.3 1,871 4.1 14,925 4.2
Divorced 3 2.3 2,125 4.7 23,126 6.6
Widowed 3 2.3 1,599 3.5 12,142 3.5
Never married 82 61.7 29,643 65.7 215,347 61.3

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) 28.6% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 40 -- 43 -- 44 --
Separated 0 -- 44 -- 46 --
Divorced 53 -- 51 -- 51 --
Widowed 53 -- 63 -- 65 --
Never married 26 -- 27 -- 26 --

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age of married people was 40 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 30 24.8 7,099 19.2 71,575 23.3
De facto marriage 28 23.1 7,293 19.7 48,600 15.8
Not married 63 52.1 22,676 61.2 187,097 60.9

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) 24.8% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people were in a registered marriage and 23.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 44 -- 45 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 34 --
Not married 25 -- 28 -- 28 --

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the median age in a registered marriage was 50 years and in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 6.6 1,799 6.4 13,977 6.2
Primary 73 68.9 10,335 36.7 81,554 36.4
Secondary 17 16.0 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 3 2.8 352 1.3 3,662 1.6
Not stated 6 5.7 8,478 30.1 50,410 22.5
Total 106 -- 28,158 -- 223,925 --

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations), 44.0% were attending an educational institution. Of these, 68.9% were attending a primary school, 16.0% 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 Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3 15.8 9,993 47.9 86,714 48.7
Worked part-time 10 52.6 5,112 24.5 47,035 26.4
Away from work 3 15.8 2,060 9.9 13,959 7.8
Unemployed 3 15.8 3,711 17.8 30,462 17.1
Total in labour force 19 -- 20,876 -- 178,170 --
 
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There were 19 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations). Of these 15.8% were employed full time, 52.6% were employed part-time and 15.8% were unemployed.

Median age by employment status Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 23 -- 37 -- 37 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 34 -- 34 --

The median age of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) who were employed full time was 23 years and those employed part time was 39 years.

Median weekly incomes Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 249 -- 348 -- 362 --
Household 746 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
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The median weekly personal income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) was $249 and the median weekly household income was $746.

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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 Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 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 Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5.3, with 1.6 persons per bedroom and 0.2 registered motor vehicles per dwelling.

Housing costs Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 35 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $35 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

Dwellings — dwelling structure
Dwelling structure Mindibungu % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander            
Separate house 44 100.0 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 44 -- 22,131 -- 209,047 --

In Mindibungu (Indigenous Locations) there were 44 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 Mindibungu % 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 41 93.2 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 3 6.8 1,115 5.0 8,338 4.0

In Mindibungu (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 93.2% 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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