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Goomalling (S)

Code LGA53710 (LGA)
People 985
Male 491
Female 494
Median age 42
Families 273
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 499
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $852
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 985 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 491 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 494 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 74 7.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 985 people in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.5% of the population.

Age Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 90 9.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 70 7.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 70 7.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 47 4.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 2.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 5.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 42 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 66 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 66 6.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 69 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 72 7.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 69 7.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 73 7.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 53 5.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 49 5.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 29 2.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 2.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 422 55.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 3.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 68 9.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 49 6.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 188 24.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 370 55.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 83 12.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 217 32.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 25.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 15.8 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 21 8.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 4.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 5.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 10 4.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 68 28.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 241 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.8% were in primary school, 14.2% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 816 82.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 126 13.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 4.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 695 75.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 271 59.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 149 32.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 19 4.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 16 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 455 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 455 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 32.7% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 51 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 42 9.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 13.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 37 8.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 237 53.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,042 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 852 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) was $475.

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

Unpaid work Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 562 74.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 241 31.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 83 11.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 270 35.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.9% 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, 35.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 144 19.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 173 22.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 109 14.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 135 17.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 136 49.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 38.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 28 10.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.5% were couple families with children, 49.8% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 10.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 89.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas) 10.3% of single parents were male and 89.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,375 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,687 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,687 and those without children was $1,375.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 40 16.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 3.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 64 26.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 14.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 11 4.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 18.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 12 4.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 29 11.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 26.3% 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 Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 392 82.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 81 17.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 82.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 385 98.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 1.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 98.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 76 19.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 181 46.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 113 28.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 2.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 19.3% had 2 bedrooms and 46.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 192 49.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 88 22.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 102 26.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 1.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 49.0% were owned outright, 22.4% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 272 69.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 108 27.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.9% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.1 -- 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 Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 12 3.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 125 31.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 158 40.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 89 22.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.7% 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 Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 72 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 31 43.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 41 56.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 72 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 31 (or 43.1%) were male and 41 (or 56.9%) 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 Goomalling (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 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 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 Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Goomalling (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 103 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 782 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Goomalling (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $103 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $782.

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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