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Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)

Code LGA50840 (LGA)
People 4,319
Male 2,118
Female 2,201
Median age 46
Families 1,239
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,216
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $883
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $180
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,319 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,118 49.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,201 51.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 62 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,319 people in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.0% were male and 51.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 266 6.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 293 6.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 333 7.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 219 5.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 108 2.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 143 3.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 199 4.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 243 5.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 279 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 325 7.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 348 8.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 378 8.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 395 9.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 323 7.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 215 5.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 115 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 74 1.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 62 1.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,895 55.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 125 3.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 380 11.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 197 5.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 830 24.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.3% were married and 14.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,674 55.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 373 12.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 991 32.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 60 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 333 31.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 86 8.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 192 17.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 4.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 0.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 88 8.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 4.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 193 18.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,071 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.4% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,220 74.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,223 29.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 407 9.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 298 7.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,211 53.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 53.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,065 52.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 742 36.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 141 6.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 87 4.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,035 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,035 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 52.3% were employed full time, 36.5% were employed part-time and 4.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 286 14.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 221 11.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 240 12.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 197 10.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 867 44.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 467 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,117 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 883 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) was $467.

Travel to work, top responses Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,659 77.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 965 28.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 396 11.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,090 31.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.2% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 583 17.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 941 27.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 535 15.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 600 17.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 635 51.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 440 35.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 153 12.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 0.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.5% were couple families with children, 51.3% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas) 22.1% of single parents were male and 77.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,591 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,910 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,910 and those without children was $1,591.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 147 13.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 78 7.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 209 19.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 132 12.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 75 7.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 254 23.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 63 5.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 11.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.6% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,724 79.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 440 20.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 79.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,647 95.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 51 3.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.3 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 1.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 95.5% were separate houses, 3.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 67 3.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 284 16.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 796 46.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 550 31.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 16.5% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 693 40.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 600 34.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 375 21.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 1.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were owned outright, 34.8% were owned with a mortgage and 21.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,234 71.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 460 26.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.5% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.6% 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 180 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.1 -- 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 72 4.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 559 32.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 650 37.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 407 23.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 38 2.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.6% 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 64 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 46.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 34 53.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 64 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 46.9%) were male and 34 (or 53.1%) 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 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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