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Gingin (S)

Code LGA53570 (LGA)
People 4,685
Male 2,431
Female 2,254
Median age 44
Families 1,298
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,640
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $937
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,603
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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People — demographics & education
People Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,685 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,431 51.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,254 48.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 83 1.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,685 people in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.8% of the population.

Age Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 282 6.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 325 6.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 313 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 217 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 166 3.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 183 3.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 208 4.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 279 6.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 371 7.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 320 6.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 314 6.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 384 8.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 441 9.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 355 7.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 256 5.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 157 3.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 64 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 53 1.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,196 58.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 112 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 363 9.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 169 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 929 24.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 58.3% were married and 12.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,834 58.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 380 12.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 927 29.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 75 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 349 27.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 12 1.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 23 1.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 140 11.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 22 1.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 48 3.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 58 4.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 48 3.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 467 37.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,260 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 16.7% in secondary school and 8.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,234 69.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,291 30.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 354 8.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 307 7.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,326 54.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 54.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,140 55.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 611 29.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 204 10.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 90 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,045 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 2,045 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 223 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 197 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 197 10.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 202 10.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 936 47.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 472 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,123 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 937 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) was $472.

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

Unpaid work Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,572 68.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 956 25.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 362 9.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 810 21.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 608 16.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 825 21.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 515 13.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 624 16.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 21.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 705 54.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 467 36.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 118 9.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 0.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.0% were couple families with children, 54.4% were couple families without children and 9.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas) 22.9% of single parents were male and 77.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,533 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,846 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,846 and those without children was $1,533.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 161 13.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 64 5.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 176 15.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 188 16.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 74 6.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 283 24.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 81 6.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 141 12.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.5% had both employed part-time and 15.1% 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 Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,699 49.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,758 50.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 50.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,604 94.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 18 1.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 41 2.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 33 1.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.4% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats, units or apartments and 1.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 55 3.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 190 11.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 663 39.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 765 45.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 11.2% had 2 bedrooms and 39.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 728 42.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 579 34.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 339 20.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 1.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.8% were owned outright, 34.1% were owned with a mortgage and 20.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,279 75.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 386 22.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 34 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 75.3% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.3% 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 Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,603 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 45 2.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 416 24.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 673 39.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 523 30.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 42 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.8% 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 Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 81 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 43.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 46 56.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 81 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 43.2%) were male and 46 (or 56.8%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gingin (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 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,333 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,333.

Mortgage and rent Gingin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,535 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gingin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,535.

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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