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Claremont (T)

Code LGA51750 (LGA)
People 9,280
Male 4,486
Female 4,794
Median age 41
Families 2,285
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,415
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,789
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,700
Median weekly rent $398
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,280 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,486 48.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,794 51.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,280 people in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 410 4.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 483 5.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 570 6.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 752 8.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 755 8.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 586 6.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 432 4.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 447 4.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 561 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 588 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 655 7.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 586 6.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 545 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 519 5.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 406 4.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 294 3.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 301 3.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 389 4.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,607 46.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 169 2.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 659 8.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 578 7.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,809 35.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 46.1% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,162 47.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 506 7.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,989 44.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 112 3.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 278 8.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 119 3.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 250 7.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 85 2.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 89 2.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 466 14.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 115 3.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 823 26.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 44 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 774 24.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,155 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.5% were in primary school, 20.3% in secondary school and 29.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,852 63.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,160 37.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 813 9.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 606 7.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,939 46.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 46.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,438 54.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,636 36.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 219 4.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 157 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,450 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,450 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 36.8% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 690 16.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 517 12.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 431 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 448 10.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,990 46.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 16.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 826 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,612 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,789 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) was $826.

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

Unpaid work Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,719 73.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,879 24.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 815 10.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,019 25.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.0% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,042 26.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,030 25.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 949 12.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 700 8.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 946 41.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 959 42.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 310 13.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 71 3.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 42.0% were couple families with children, 41.4% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas) 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,886 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,524 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,524 and those without children was $2,886.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 322 16.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 101 5.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 434 22.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 339 17.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 125 6.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 340 17.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 89 4.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 160 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,601 86.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 582 13.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 86.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,339 65.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 385 10.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 873 24.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 65.0% were separate houses, 10.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 220 6.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 947 26.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,372 38.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 993 27.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 64 1.8 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.1% had 1 bedroom, 26.3% had 2 bedrooms and 38.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,462 40.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 897 24.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,039 28.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 111 3.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 92 2.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 40.6% were owned outright, 24.9% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,284 63.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,146 31.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 169 4.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 19.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.9% 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 Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 398 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,700 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 268 7.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,415 39.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,353 37.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 470 13.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 94 2.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.1% 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 Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 100.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 100.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Claremont (T) % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Claremont (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Claremont (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 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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