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Kalamunda (S)

Code LGA54200 (LGA)
People 53,567
Male 26,533
Female 27,034
Median age 38
Families 15,100
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 21,152
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,521
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,989
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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People — demographics & education
People Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 53,567 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 26,533 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 27,034 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 909 1.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 53,567 people in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3,431 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,378 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,777 7.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 4,005 7.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,379 6.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 3,067 5.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 3,180 5.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3,527 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,934 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,793 7.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,707 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,440 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,490 6.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,484 4.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,892 3.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,451 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 863 1.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 769 1.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 22,796 53.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,185 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,496 8.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,959 4.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 13,542 31.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 53.0% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 20,722 53.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,879 10.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 14,241 36.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 771 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 3,148 20.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 837 5.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 620 4.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,726 11.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 1,143 7.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 531 3.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,073 7.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,699 11.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 273 1.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,490 22.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 15,311 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.1% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 18.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 35,803 66.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 19,219 38.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4,859 9.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3,453 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 22,627 45.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 17,317 61.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 8,080 28.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,744 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,035 3.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 28,176 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 28,176 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.5% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,992 11.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 2,462 9.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,631 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 4,441 16.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 12,878 47.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 11.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 681 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,779 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,521 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) was $681.

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

Unpaid work Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 31,764 73.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,908 30.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,445 10.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,365 17.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.0% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 9,418 21.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 11,394 26.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 5,862 13.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 5,091 11.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 6,019 39.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 6,810 45.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 2,090 13.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 182 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 45.1% were couple families with children, 39.9% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.8% of single parents were male and 80.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,226 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,486 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,486 and those without children was $2,226.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,608 20.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 441 3.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,923 22.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 2,079 16.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 601 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,156 16.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 823 6.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,195 9.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 20.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 18,872 92.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,472 7.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 17,797 94.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 769 4.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 231 1.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 74 0.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.3% were separate houses, 4.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 38 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 256 1.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,224 6.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,979 37.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 10,116 53.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 259 1.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.4% had 1 bedroom, 6.5% had 2 bedrooms and 37.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,719 35.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,518 45.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,042 16.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 243 1.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 350 1.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.6% were owned outright, 45.1% were owned with a mortgage and 16.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 14,804 78.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,578 19.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 489 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 78.4% were family households, 19.0% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.4% 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 Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,989 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 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 Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 609 3.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 4,989 26.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 7,683 40.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 5,193 27.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 397 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.5% 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 Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 908 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 435 47.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 473 52.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 908 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 435 (or 47.9%) were male and 473 (or 52.1%) 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 Kalamunda (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 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,611 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,611.

Mortgage and rent Kalamunda (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 250 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kalamunda (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $250 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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