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Kulin (S)

Code LGA54760 (LGA)
People 826
Male 433
Female 393
Median age 41
Families 226
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 441
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $918
Median monthly mortgage repayments $520
Median weekly rent $89
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 826 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 433 52.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 393 47.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 3.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 826 people in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 6.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 78 9.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 71 8.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 1.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 10 1.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 45 5.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 59 7.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 64 7.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 75 9.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 62 7.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 6.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 68 8.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 71 8.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 29 3.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 30 3.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 14 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 2.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 406 65.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 2.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 44 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 28 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 131 21.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 65.2% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 56 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 35 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 35 years.

Social marital status Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 356 63.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 55 9.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 146 26.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 15 7.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 51.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 25 12.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 4 2.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 5.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 7 3.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 29 14.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 197 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) 24.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 51.0% were in primary school, 14.6% in secondary school and 10.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 723 87.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 116 14.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 48 6.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 57 7.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 583 72.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 305 65.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 123 26.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 5.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 13 2.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 467 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 467 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 65.3% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 2.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 49 10.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 37 8.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 36 8.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 5.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 281 62.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 540 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,130 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 918 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) was $540.

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

Unpaid work Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 491 78.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 238 38.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 61 9.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 274 44.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.2% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 44.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 134 21.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 158 25.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 14.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 109 17.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 105 46.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 105 46.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 5.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 46.5% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 5.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,421 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,328 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,328 and those without children was $1,421.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 60 28.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 59 28.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 12.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 12 5.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 23 11.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 10 4.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 6.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 28.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 28.2% 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 Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 323 74.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 113 25.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 303 93.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 2.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 3.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 93.8% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 3.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 46 14.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 143 44.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 118 36.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 14.2% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 164 50.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 62 19.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 83 25.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 2.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 50.6% were owned outright, 19.1% were owned with a mortgage and 25.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 228 70.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 91 28.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.4% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.2% 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 Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 89 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 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 Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 520 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.7 -- 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 Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 5.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 73 22.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 105 32.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 119 37.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 37.0% 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 Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 27 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 44.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 15 55.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 12 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 27 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 44.4%) were male and 15 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 12 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kulin (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 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Kulin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kulin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 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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