2011 Census QuickStats

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Dardanup (S)

Code LGA52660 (LGA)
People 12,405
Male 6,188
Female 6,217
Median age 35
Families 3,446
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 4,949
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,502
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $290
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 12,405 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,188 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,217 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 240 1.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,405 people in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

Age Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 996 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 897 7.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 962 7.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 842 6.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 759 6.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 781 6.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 852 6.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 830 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 949 7.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 863 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 850 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 698 5.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 621 5.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 445 3.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 368 3.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 281 2.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 208 1.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 201 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 5,144 53.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 310 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 749 7.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 430 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,919 30.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.9% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,556 54.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,139 13.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,717 32.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 207 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 900 26.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 217 6.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 94 2.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 544 15.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 110 3.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 98 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 258 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 185 5.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 53 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 790 22.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,456 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.0% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 9,878 79.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,509 21.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 941 8.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 749 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 7,395 63.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 63.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,864 60.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,768 27.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 471 7.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 264 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,367 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 6,367 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 60.7% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 630 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 534 8.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 596 9.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 954 15.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,917 47.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,697 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,502 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) was $636.

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

Unpaid work Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,082 74.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,261 34.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 860 9.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,719 18.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.2% provided care for children and 9.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,970 20.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,486 26.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,329 13.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,297 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 Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,383 40.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,592 46.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 444 12.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 0.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.2% were couple families with children, 40.1% were couple families without children and 12.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,180 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,227 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,227 and those without children was $2,180.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 536 18.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 90 3.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 731 24.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 552 18.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 119 4.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 430 14.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 230 7.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 286 9.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 24.6% 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,287 89.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 486 10.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,956 92.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 211 4.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 28 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 91 2.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% were separate houses, 4.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 1.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 305 7.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,374 32.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,460 57.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 102 2.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.1% had 2 bedrooms and 32.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,188 27.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,927 45.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 968 22.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 83 1.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 120 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% were owned outright, 45.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,404 79.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 772 18.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 112 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 79.4% were family households, 18.0% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 19.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 290 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.9 -- 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 92 2.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,145 26.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,864 43.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,050 24.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 134 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.5% 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 Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 241 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 110 45.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 131 54.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 241 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 110 (or 45.6%) were male and 131 (or 54.4%) 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 Dardanup (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 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,350 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,350.

Mortgage and rent Dardanup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dardanup (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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