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Collie (S)

Code LGA51890 (LGA)
People 9,127
Male 4,906
Female 4,221
Median age 39
Families 2,357
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 3,943
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,339
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,586
Median weekly rent $195
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,127 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,906 53.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,221 46.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 285 3.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,127 people in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 53.8% were male and 46.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 552 6.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 561 6.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 654 7.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 644 7.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 494 5.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 558 6.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 521 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 583 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 703 7.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 675 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 705 7.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 687 7.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 570 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 406 4.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 262 2.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 242 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 165 1.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 144 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,570 48.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 273 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 674 9.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 405 5.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,439 33.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,009 48.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 812 13.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,380 38.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 142 5.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 626 25.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 152 6.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 0.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 381 15.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 2.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 1.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 208 8.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 66 2.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 21 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 763 31.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,460 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.5% were in primary school, 18.7% in secondary school and 11.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 7,239 79.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,785 21.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 692 8.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 472 5.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,523 65.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 65.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,673 61.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,126 25.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 363 8.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 205 4.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,367 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,367 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 25.8% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 425 10.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 349 8.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 348 8.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 483 11.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,196 52.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 558 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,695 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,339 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) was $558.

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

Unpaid work Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,953 67.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,157 29.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 827 11.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,450 19.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,300 17.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,665 22.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 960 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,029 14.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 964 40.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,005 42.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 356 15.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 1.4 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.6% were couple families with children, 40.9% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,393 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,791 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,791 and those without children was $2,393.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 286 14.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 58 2.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 434 22.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 390 19.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 99 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 389 19.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 159 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 154 7.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,277 86.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 510 13.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 86.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,072 93.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 81 2.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 82 2.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 42 1.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.7% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 92 2.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 441 13.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,535 46.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,128 34.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 74 2.3 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 46.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,191 36.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,284 39.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 691 21.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 97 3.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.3% were owned outright, 39.2% were owned with a mortgage and 21.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,327 71.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 884 27.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 67 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.0% were family households, 27.0% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.2% 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 Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 195 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.1 -- 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 Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,586 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 187 5.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 933 28.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,249 38.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 781 23.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 128 3.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.8% 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 Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 284 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 147 51.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 137 48.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 284 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 147 (or 51.8%) were male and 137 (or 48.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Collie (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 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 978 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $978.

Mortgage and rent Collie (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 189 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Collie (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $189 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,083.

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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