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Capel (S)

Code LGA51400 (LGA)
People 14,638
Male 7,262
Female 7,376
Median age 34
Families 3,976
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 5,447
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,628
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,993
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 14,638 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 7,262 49.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,376 50.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 331 2.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 14,638 people in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,256 8.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,317 9.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,451 9.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,117 7.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 679 4.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 725 5.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 890 6.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,163 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,279 8.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,182 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 959 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 807 5.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 689 4.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 493 3.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 293 2.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 161 1.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 118 0.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 58 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,154 58.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 334 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 755 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 271 2.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,096 29.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 58.0% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,415 58.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,138 12.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,762 29.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 276 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,131 22.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 267 5.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 449 9.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 502 10.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 201 4.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 427 8.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 306 6.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 268 5.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 78 1.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,054 21.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 4,959 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) 33.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.3% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 10,692 73.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,699 27.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,198 8.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 913 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,826 57.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 57.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,292 59.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,060 28.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 524 7.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 290 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,166 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,166 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 759 11.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 605 8.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 698 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 953 13.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,335 48.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 664 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,783 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,628 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) was $664.

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

Unpaid work Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,119 76.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,880 36.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 981 9.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,293 21.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.6% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,217 20.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,959 27.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,502 14.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,441 13.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,392 35.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,064 51.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 497 12.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 51.9% were couple families with children, 35.0% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,122 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,410 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,410 and those without children was $2,122.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 673 19.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 109 3.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 876 25.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 628 18.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 142 4.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 378 11.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 258 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 386 11.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 25.4% 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 Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,652 88.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 583 11.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 88.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,587 98.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 0.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 33 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 98.6% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 59 1.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 213 4.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,241 26.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,085 66.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 4.6% had 2 bedrooms and 26.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,245 26.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,268 48.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,047 22.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 20 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 73 1.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% were owned outright, 48.7% were owned with a mortgage and 22.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,914 84.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 636 13.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 103 2.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 84.1% were family households, 13.7% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.8% 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 Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,993 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.8 -- 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 Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 85 1.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,104 23.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,163 46.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,210 26.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 91 2.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.0% 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 Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 331 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 151 45.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 180 54.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 331 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 151 (or 45.6%) were male and 180 (or 54.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Capel (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 3.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,187 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

Mortgage and rent Capel (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 248 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Capel (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $248 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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