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Gnowangerup (S)

Code LGA53640 (LGA)
People 1,271
Male 669
Female 602
Median age 36
Families 328
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 710
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,003
Median monthly mortgage repayments $650
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,271 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 669 52.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 602 47.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 126 9.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,271 people in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.9% of the population.

Age Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 115 9.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 111 8.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 97 7.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 40 3.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 76 6.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 72 5.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 83 6.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 84 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 85 6.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 91 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 104 8.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 108 8.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 75 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 54 4.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 25 2.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 1.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 525 55.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 33 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 61 6.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 47 5.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 276 29.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.7% were married and 9.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 480 57.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 87 10.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 266 31.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 8.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 135 39.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 4.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 26 7.5 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 17 4.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 26 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 3.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 80 23.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 345 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) 27.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.8% were in primary school, 12.5% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,093 85.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 143 12.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 75 6.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 70 6.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 886 75.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 428 65.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 145 22.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 47 7.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 31 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 651 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 651 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 65.7% were employed full time, 22.3% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 54 8.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 35 5.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 56 9.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 45 7.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 384 62.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 612 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,307 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,003 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas) was $612.

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

Unpaid work Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 723 76.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 340 36.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 103 11.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 390 41.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.2% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 41.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 215 22.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 227 24.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 122 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 159 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 Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% 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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 140 42.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 150 45.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 36 10.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.6% were couple families with children, 42.6% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gnowangerup (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 Gnowangerup (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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,794 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $1,794.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 70 24.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 85 29.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 52 17.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 2.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 34 11.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 15 5.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 7.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 29.1% 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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 477 70.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 196 29.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 454 96.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 1.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 1.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 96.0% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.1% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 2.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 47 9.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 203 42.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 200 42.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 2.3 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 Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 9.9% had 2 bedrooms and 42.7% 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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 204 42.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 123 25.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 135 28.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.9% were owned outright, 25.8% were owned with a mortgage and 28.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 324 68.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 143 30.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 1.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.1% were family households, 30.0% were single person households and 1.9% were group households.

Household income Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.2% 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 Gnowangerup (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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 21 4.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 128 27.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 175 36.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 135 28.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.5% 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 Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 124 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 53.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 58 46.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 124 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 53.2%) were male and 58 (or 46.8%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gnowangerup (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 3.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Gnowangerup (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gnowangerup (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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