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Joondalup (C)

Code LGA54170 (LGA)
People 152,406
Male 75,365
Female 77,041
Median age 38
Families 43,459
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 58,524
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,780
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 152,406 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 75,365 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 77,041 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 878 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 152,406 people in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 9,249 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 9,515 6.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 10,694 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 12,247 8.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10,846 7.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8,228 5.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 8,175 5.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 10,108 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 11,879 7.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 12,396 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 12,170 8.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 10,846 7.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9,564 6.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 5,756 3.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3,735 2.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 2,841 1.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 2,180 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 1,975 1.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 67,665 55.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 2,933 2.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 8,841 7.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4,801 3.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 38,707 31.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.0% were married and 9.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 62,744 55.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 9,300 8.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 41,162 36.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 2,111 4.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 9,138 20.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 2,418 5.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 1,944 4.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 4,833 10.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 2,468 5.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3,138 6.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3,064 6.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 8,113 17.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 766 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 7,550 16.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 45,543 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.6% were in primary school, 22.9% in secondary school and 24.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 89,343 58.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 70,058 48.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12,246 8.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 9,394 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 53,462 36.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 36.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 50,341 58.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 27,655 32.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5,029 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3,338 3.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 86,363 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 86,363 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.3% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 10,500 12.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8,673 10.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 8,476 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 12,867 15.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 37,476 45.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 12.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 718 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,036 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,780 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas) was $718.

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

Unpaid work Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 92,610 75.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 38,003 30.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 11,573 9.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 20,475 16.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.9% provided care for children and 9.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 29,864 24.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 34,064 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 16,125 13.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12,559 10.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 15,280 35.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 22,212 51.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 5,387 12.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 579 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 51.1% were couple families with children, 35.2% were couple families without children and 12.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Joondalup (C) % 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 Joondalup (C) (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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,296 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,729 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,729 and those without children was $2,296.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7,473 19.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 1,483 4.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10,075 26.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 6,190 16.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 1,773 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 4,795 12.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 2,417 6.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 3,291 8.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 26.9% 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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 52,997 93.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 3,993 7.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 48,409 91.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 2,665 5.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,748 3.3 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 168 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 91.3% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 71 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 525 1.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,100 4.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 17,217 32.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 32,566 61.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 519 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.0% had 1 bedroom, 4.0% had 2 bedrooms and 32.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17,873 33.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 24,470 46.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 9,566 18.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 274 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 815 1.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% were owned outright, 46.2% were owned with a mortgage and 18.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 42,717 80.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 8,849 16.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 1,433 2.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 80.6% were family households, 16.7% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.9% 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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.6 -- 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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 1,641 3.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14,196 26.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 23,396 44.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12,814 24.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 949 1.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.2% 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 Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 878 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 424 48.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 454 51.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 878 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 424 (or 48.3%) were male and 454 (or 51.7%) 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 Joondalup (C) % 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 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,731 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,731.

Mortgage and rent Joondalup (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,184 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Joondalup (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,184.

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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