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Derby-West Kimberley (S)

Code LGA52800 (LGA)
People 8,435
Male 4,969
Female 3,466
Median age 29
Families 1,380
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 3,039
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,208
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $65
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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People — demographics & education
People Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 8,435 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,969 58.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,466 41.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4,056 48.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,435 people in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 58.9% were male and 41.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 48.1% of the population.

Age Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 727 8.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 663 7.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 549 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 485 5.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 830 9.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 960 11.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 856 10.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 740 8.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 591 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 528 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 471 5.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 385 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 270 3.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 145 1.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 85 1.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 66 0.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 50 0.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,998 30.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 179 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 354 5.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 175 2.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,786 58.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 30.8% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,021 27.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 794 21.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,889 51.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 134 3.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 605 15.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 139 3.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 75 2.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 172 4.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 0.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 1.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 2.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 87 2.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 31 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 2,404 63.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,806 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) 45.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.5% were in primary school, 6.1% in secondary school and 4.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,746 68.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 610 9.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 238 3.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 148 2.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,215 84.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 9.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,709 62.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 667 24.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 237 8.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 135 4.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,748 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,748 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 24.3% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 188 7.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 252 9.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 225 8.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 377 14.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,328 50.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 409 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,048 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,208 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was $409.

Travel to work, top responses Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,089 47.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,593 24.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 498 7.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 696 10.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 7.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,276 19.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,187 18.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 378 5.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 249 3.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 18.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 395 28.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 545 39.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 385 27.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 55 4.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.5% were couple families with children, 28.6% were couple families without children and 27.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,394 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,029 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,029 and those without children was $2,394.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 224 23.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 53 5.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 130 13.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 110 11.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 83 8.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 160 16.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 70 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 115 12.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 13.8% 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 Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,660 84.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 315 15.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,415 85.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 53 3.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 60 3.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 113 6.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 85.4% were separate houses, 3.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 25 1.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 117 7.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 294 17.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 766 46.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 380 22.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 4.6 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 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 182 11.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 185 11.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,197 72.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 80 4.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% were owned outright, 11.2% were owned with a mortgage and 72.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,218 73.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 393 23.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 2.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.5% were family households, 23.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.1% 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 Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 65 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.8 -- 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 Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 461 27.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 508 30.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 392 23.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 196 11.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 101 6.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4,056 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,934 47.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 2,122 52.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 4,056 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,934 (or 47.7%) were male and 2,122 (or 52.3%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Derby-West Kimberley (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 4.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 896 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $896.

Mortgage and rent Derby-West Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 50 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Derby-West Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $50 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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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