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Halls Creek (S)

Code LGA53920 (LGA)
People 3,560
Male 1,822
Female 1,738
Median age 26
Families 659
Average children per family 2.5
All private dwellings 1,258
Average people per household 3.7
Median weekly household income $968
Median monthly mortgage repayments $175
Median weekly rent $50
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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People — demographics & education
People Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,560 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,822 51.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,738 48.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,786 78.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,560 people in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 78.2% of the population.

Age Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 323 9.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 383 10.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 360 10.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 299 8.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 304 8.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 324 9.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 295 8.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 220 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 201 5.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 172 4.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 201 5.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 177 5.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 125 3.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 81 2.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 39 1.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 27 0.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 0.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 26 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) was 26 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 30.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 845 33.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 98 3.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 170 6.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 110 4.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,268 50.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 33.9% were married and 10.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 524 27.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 289 15.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,113 57.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 27.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 31 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 67 5.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 198 17.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 278 24.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 51 4.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 107 9.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 82 7.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 1.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 5.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 2.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 258 22.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,149 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 45.9% were in primary school, 17.8% in secondary school and 7.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,317 93.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 219 6.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 2.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 35 1.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,078 90.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 654 57.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 255 22.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 91 7.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 147 12.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,147 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,147 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 57.0% were employed full time, 22.2% were employed part-time and 12.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 89 9.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 88 8.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 74 7.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 118 11.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 536 53.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 53.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 312 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 755 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 968 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) was $312.

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

Unpaid work Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,487 59.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 909 36.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 365 14.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 381 15.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 14.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 722 29.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 490 19.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 135 5.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 141 5.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 19.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 144 21.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 266 40.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 224 33.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 27 4.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 40.2% were couple families with children, 21.8% were couple families without children and 33.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,293 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,600 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,600 and those without children was $2,293.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 76 18.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 5.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 20 4.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 36 8.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 8.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 179 43.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 26 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 5.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.3% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 4.8% 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 Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 728 74.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 254 25.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 593 81.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 33 4.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 70 9.6 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 81.2% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 9.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 26 3.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 65 8.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 136 18.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 349 47.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 138 18.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 15 2.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 8.9% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 47.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 55 7.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 16 2.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 612 84.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 19 2.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 3.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.5% were owned outright, 2.2% were owned with a mortgage and 84.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 537 73.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 166 22.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 3.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.6% were family households, 22.7% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 50 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 175 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.4 -- 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 Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 292 40.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 261 35.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 96 13.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 58 7.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 3.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 13.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.9% 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 Halls Creek (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,783 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,373 49.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 1,410 50.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,783 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,373 (or 49.3%) were male and 1,410 (or 50.7%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Halls Creek (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 4.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 814 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Halls Creek (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.5, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $814.

Mortgage and rent Halls Creek (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 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Halls Creek (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 $1,083.

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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