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Denmark (S)

Code LGA52730 (LGA)
People 5,194
Male 2,554
Female 2,640
Median age 47
Families 1,437
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,195
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $848
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,359
Median weekly rent $210
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,194 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,554 49.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,640 50.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 1.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,194 people in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 292 5.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 344 6.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 365 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 286 5.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 154 3.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 160 3.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 225 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 258 5.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 378 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 426 8.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 437 8.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 390 7.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 441 8.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 378 7.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 257 4.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 177 3.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 125 2.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 102 2.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,205 52.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 130 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 514 12.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 220 5.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,126 26.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 15.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,873 52.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 435 12.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,233 34.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 76 5.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 376 26.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 0.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 91 6.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 263 18.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 0.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 147 10.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 61 4.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 19 1.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 348 24.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,416 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 14.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,683 70.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,554 31.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 521 10.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 379 7.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,446 49.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,068 45.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 974 41.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 199 8.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 113 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,354 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,354 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 45.4% were employed full time, 41.4% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 348 15.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 279 12.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 341 15.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 227 10.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 841 37.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 15.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 470 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,042 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 848 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) was $470.

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

Unpaid work Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,272 78.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,146 27.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 465 11.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,310 31.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 702 16.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,186 28.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 752 17.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 632 15.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 726 50.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 486 33.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 215 15.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% were couple families with children, 50.5% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas) 20.0% of single parents were male and 80.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,469 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,675 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,675 and those without children was $1,469.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 166 13.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 121 10.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 201 16.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 108 8.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 8.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 304 25.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 79 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 129 10.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 10.0% had both employed part-time and 16.6% 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,039 66.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,015 33.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,899 93.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 93 4.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 36 1.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.2% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 95 4.7 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 396 19.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 986 48.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 533 26.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.0 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 Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 19.4% had 2 bedrooms and 48.4% 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 875 43.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 510 25.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 588 28.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 33 1.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 31 1.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 28.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,422 69.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 569 27.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.8% were family households, 27.9% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.2% 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 210 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,359 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 96 4.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 727 35.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 784 38.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 387 19.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 44 2.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.0% 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 Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 57 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 57.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 24 42.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 13 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 57 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 57.9%) were male and 24 (or 42.1%) were female. The median age was 13 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Denmark (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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 774 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $774.

Mortgage and rent Denmark (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,584 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Denmark (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,584.

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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