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Canning (C)

Code LGA51330 (LGA)
People 85,514
Male 42,854
Female 42,660
Median age 34
Families 22,310
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 33,528
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,423
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $330
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People — demographics & education
People Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 85,514 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 42,854 50.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 42,660 49.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 891 1.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 85,514 people in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,786 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 4,639 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5,298 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 6,430 7.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 9,129 10.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 7,314 8.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 5,774 6.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 5,304 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5,876 6.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 5,856 6.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 5,557 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 5,076 5.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 4,504 5.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 3,124 3.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,349 2.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,772 2.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 1,442 1.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,284 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 34,505 48.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,632 2.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 4,902 6.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3,097 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 26,653 37.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.7% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 31,214 48.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 4,446 6.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 29,290 45.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 986 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 4,825 16.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,044 3.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 705 2.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3,379 11.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 948 3.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 802 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 2,472 8.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7,543 26.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 693 2.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 5,216 18.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 28,613 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) 33.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.0% were in primary school, 17.9% in secondary school and 35.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 42,100 49.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 47,077 58.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5,415 6.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 4,093 5.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 23,734 29.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 29.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 26,490 58.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 13,994 30.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 2,545 5.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 2,513 5.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 45,542 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 45,542 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 30.7% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 5,345 12.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 4,594 10.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 4,055 9.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 7,954 18.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 18,541 43.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 595 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,719 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,423 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) was $595.

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

Unpaid work Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 48,970 69.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18,147 25.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 6,622 9.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 11,678 16.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% 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, 16.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 16,967 24.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 17,729 25.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7,805 11.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 6,468 9.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 25.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 7,833 35.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 10,634 47.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 3,093 13.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 750 3.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 47.7% were couple families with children, 35.1% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,201 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,545 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,545 and those without children was $2,201.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 3,833 20.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 786 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 3,929 21.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3,307 17.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,065 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,939 15.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 1,104 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,506 8.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 21.3% 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 Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 30,079 93.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,255 7.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 23,983 79.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,810 12.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,242 7.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 36 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 79.7% were separate houses, 12.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 78 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 487 1.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,698 9.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 12,665 42.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 13,610 45.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 542 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 9.0% had 2 bedrooms and 42.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 9,598 31.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 10,727 35.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 8,735 29.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 317 1.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 703 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 31.9% were owned outright, 35.7% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 21,736 72.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 6,568 21.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,776 5.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 72.3% were family households, 21.8% were single person households and 5.9% were group households.

Household income Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 20.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.1% 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 Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 330 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 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 Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 1,827 6.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 9,691 32.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 11,471 38.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6,275 20.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 813 2.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), 32.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 889 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 452 50.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 437 49.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 889 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 452 (or 50.8%) were male and 437 (or 49.2%) 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 Canning (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 3.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 989 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $989.

Mortgage and rent Canning (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Canning (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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