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Katanning (S)

Code LGA54340 (LGA)
People 4,183
Male 2,082
Female 2,101
Median age 36
Families 1,084
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 1,872
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $950
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,213
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,183 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,082 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,101 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 381 9.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,183 people in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.1% of the population.

Age Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 323 7.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 351 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 342 8.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 253 6.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 235 5.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 226 5.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 257 6.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 280 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 277 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 319 7.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 265 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 263 6.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 217 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 172 4.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 156 3.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 107 2.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 79 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 63 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,659 52.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 3.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 223 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 193 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 971 30.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,473 52.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 281 10.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,063 37.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 78 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 333 25.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 122 9.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 6 0.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 218 16.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 0.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 166 12.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 1.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 18 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 319 24.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,296 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) 31.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.7% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 14.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,156 75.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,114 28.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 274 7.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 202 5.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,317 59.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 59.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,024 53.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 455 23.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 314 16.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 109 5.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,902 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,902 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.8% were employed full time, 23.9% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 173 9.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 122 6.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 160 8.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 231 12.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 793 44.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 526 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,149 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 950 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) was $526.

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

Unpaid work Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,109 66.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 927 29.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 332 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 799 25.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 25.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 532 16.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 784 24.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 409 12.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 383 12.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 437 40.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 467 43.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 159 14.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 22 2.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.0% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas) 13.0% of single parents were male and 87.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,708 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,790 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,790 and those without children was $1,708.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 171 18.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 28 3.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 152 16.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 111 12.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 184 20.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 137 15.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 78 8.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,512 83.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 293 16.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,394 92.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 36 2.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 71 4.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 11 0.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.2% were separate houses, 2.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 3.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 254 16.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 731 48.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 440 29.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 2.4 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 48.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 486 32.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 445 29.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 516 34.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 3.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 32.1% were owned outright, 29.4% were owned with a mortgage and 34.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,051 69.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 414 27.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 46 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 27.4% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.2% 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 Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,213 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.5 -- 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 Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 125 8.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 508 33.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 495 32.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 322 21.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 63 4.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% 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 Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 379 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 177 46.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 202 53.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 379 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 177 (or 46.7%) were male and 202 (or 53.3%) 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 Katanning (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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 662 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $662.

Mortgage and rent Katanning (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 145 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 794 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Katanning (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $145 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $794.

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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