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Carnamah (S)

Code LGA51470 (LGA)
People 546
Male 285
Female 261
Median age 45
Families 141
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 291
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $95
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 546 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 285 52.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 261 47.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 3.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 546 people in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 37 6.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 43 7.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 25 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 26 4.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 31 5.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 33 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 26 4.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 4.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 36 6.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 59 10.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 46 8.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 48 8.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 41 7.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 14 2.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 2.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 232 53.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 21 4.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 51 11.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 16 3.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 118 26.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.0% were married and 16.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 188 52.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 50 13.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 121 33.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 8.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 46 34.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 15 11.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4 3.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 58 43.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 135 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 11.9% in secondary school and 3.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 429 78.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 92 18.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 21 4.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 22 4.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 364 72.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 185 69.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 64 23.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 268 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 268 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 69.0% were employed full time, 23.9% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 8.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 13 4.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 18 6.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 165 62.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 549 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,231 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) was $549.

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

Unpaid work Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 308 70.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 131 29.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 30 6.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 146 33.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.8% provided care for children and 6.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 33.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 82 18.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 113 25.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 59 13.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 60 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 Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 69 48.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 59 41.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 13 9.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% were couple families with children, 48.9% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas) 30.0% of single parents were male and 70.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,821 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,468 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,468 and those without children was $1,821.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 33 25.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 5 3.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 19.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 14.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 7.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 21 16.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 3 2.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 10.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.5% 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 219 83.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 44 16.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 207 94.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10 4.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.1% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 9 4.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 24 10.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 109 49.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 71 32.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 10.9% had 2 bedrooms and 49.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 39.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 66 29.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 57 25.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 3.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.8% were owned outright, 29.9% were owned with a mortgage and 25.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 135 61.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 75 34.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 4.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 61.6% were family households, 34.2% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 95 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 9 4.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 68 30.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 81 36.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 55 24.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 4.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.8% 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 Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 20 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 55.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 9 45.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 55.0%) were male and 9 (or 45.0%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carnamah (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 4.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Carnamah (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Carnamah (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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