2011 Census QuickStats

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Corrigin (S)

Code LGA52100 (LGA)
People 1,063
Male 538
Female 525
Median age 47
Families 290
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 638
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $915
Median monthly mortgage repayments $693
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,063 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 538 50.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 525 49.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 30 2.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,063 people in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.6% were male and 49.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.8% of the population.

Age Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 70 6.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 65 6.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 4.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 28 2.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 40 3.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 60 5.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 63 5.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 58 5.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 64 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 68 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 98 9.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 83 7.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 90 8.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 67 6.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 55 5.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 3.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 29 2.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 3.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 513 58.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 88 10.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 67 7.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 179 20.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 58.8% were married and 13.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 430 57.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 81 10.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 234 31.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 17 8.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 81 39.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 14 6.8 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 4 2.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 8.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 2.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 59 28.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 205 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.5% were in primary school, 8.8% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 925 86.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 149 14.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 59 5.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 50 4.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 766 74.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 361 61.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 153 26.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 8.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 24 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 585 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 585 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 26.2% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 60 10.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 38 6.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 60 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 50 8.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 308 54.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 539 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,113 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 915 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) was $539.

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

Unpaid work Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 658 75.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 236 27.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 102 11.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 373 42.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 42.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 186 21.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 231 26.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 93 10.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 147 16.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 164 56.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 97 33.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 26 9.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.4% were couple families with children, 56.6% were couple families without children and 9.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,529 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,447 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,447 and those without children was $1,529.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 65 24.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 3.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 63 23.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 11.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 4.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 43 16.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 21 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 8.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 440 70.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 181 29.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 408 92.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 1.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 21 4.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 3.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 71 16.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 199 45.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 143 32.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.1% had 2 bedrooms and 45.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 203 46.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 97 22.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 126 28.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.0% were owned outright, 22.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 288 65.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 146 33.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 65.6% were family households, 33.3% were single person households and 1.1% were group households.

Household income Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.2% 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 Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 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 Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 693 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 24 5.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 119 27.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 163 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 126 28.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.6% 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 Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 31 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 38.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 19 61.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 38.7%) were male and 19 (or 61.3%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Corrigin (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 3.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 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 Corrigin (S) (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 $700.

Mortgage and rent Corrigin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 115 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 217 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Corrigin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $115 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $217.

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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