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Bayswater (C)

Code LGA50420 (LGA)
People 61,262
Male 30,715
Female 30,547
Median age 37
Families 16,226
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 27,822
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,954
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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People — demographics & education
People Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 61,262 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 30,715 50.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 30,547 49.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 826 1.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 61,262 people in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,815 6.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,020 4.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 2,875 4.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3,215 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 4,501 7.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 5,628 9.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,166 8.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,746 7.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,419 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 4,113 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,841 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,674 6.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,397 5.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,511 4.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,070 3.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,671 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,239 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,362 2.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 23,421 45.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,531 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,676 9.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,820 5.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 19,102 37.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 45.4% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 21,137 45.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,742 10.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 20,612 44.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 777 4.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,328 13.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,043 6.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 477 2.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,276 7.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 972 5.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 444 2.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,574 9.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,990 17.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 478 2.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,330 25.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 16,689 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.1% were in primary school, 16.1% in secondary school and 27.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 34,204 55.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 30,376 53.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,810 8.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,156 5.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 18,618 32.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 32.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 53.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 20,677 62.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 9,216 27.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,900 5.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,544 4.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 33,337 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 33,337 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3,123 9.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3,163 10.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,923 9.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5,946 18.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 14,730 46.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 662 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,622 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,290 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) was $662.

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

Unpaid work Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 35,413 68.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,548 24.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,871 9.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,259 14.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.3% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 11,976 23.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 13,559 26.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,499 10.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,380 8.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,762 41.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,600 40.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,483 15.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 380 2.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 40.7% were couple families with children, 41.7% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,292 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,403 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,403 and those without children was $2,292.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,041 22.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 552 4.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,794 20.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,047 15.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 755 5.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,259 16.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 846 6.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,068 8.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 24,346 91.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,319 8.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 16,704 68.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4,343 17.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,273 13.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 68.6% were separate houses, 17.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 37 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,147 4.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5,176 21.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 10,774 44.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 6,754 27.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 456 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 21.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 7,462 30.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,130 33.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 7,973 32.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 192 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 586 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% were owned outright, 33.4% were owned with a mortgage and 32.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 15,913 65.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 7,039 28.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,393 5.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.4% were family households, 28.9% were single person households and 5.7% were group households.

Household income Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.3% 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 Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,954 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 2,087 8.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 9,265 38.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 8,554 35.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 3,673 15.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 765 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.1% 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 Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 825 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 371 45.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 454 55.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 825 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 371 (or 45.0%) were male and 454 (or 55.0%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bayswater (C) % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,139 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,139.

Mortgage and rent Bayswater (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bayswater (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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