2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | Local Government Areas

Kwinana (T)

Code LGA54830 (LGA)
People 29,227
Male 14,872
Female 14,355
Median age 32
Families 7,631
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 11,486
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,253
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 29,227 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 14,872 50.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 14,355 49.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 1,142 3.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 29,227 people in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.9% were male and 49.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population.

Age Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,597 8.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,165 7.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,938 6.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,974 6.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 2,144 7.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,698 9.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,469 8.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,204 7.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,209 7.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,854 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,604 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,400 4.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,229 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 921 3.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 727 2.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 516 1.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 320 1.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 258 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,874 43.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 931 4.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,048 9.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 882 3.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,791 39.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 43.8% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,630 44.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 2,898 14.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,985 40.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 516 5.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,726 18.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 296 3.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 406 4.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 997 10.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 234 2.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 351 3.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 670 7.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 626 6.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 144 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 3,430 36.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,396 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) 32.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.8% were in primary school, 16.8% in secondary school and 13.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 18,244 62.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 10,314 39.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,465 9.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,878 7.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 11,275 43.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 43.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 8,451 61.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,348 24.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 929 6.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 921 6.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 13,649 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 13,649 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.9% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,165 9.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,007 7.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,174 9.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,486 19.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 5,964 46.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

Occupation Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 606 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,451 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,253 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) was $606.

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

Unpaid work Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 14,778 65.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,031 31.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,083 9.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,533 11.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.2% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,357 19.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 5,460 24.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,548 11.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,411 10.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 24.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,632 34.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 3,394 44.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,475 19.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 129 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 44.5% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 19.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas) 16.2% of single parents were male and 83.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,095 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,141 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,141 and those without children was $2,095.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,192 19.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 167 2.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,203 20.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,178 19.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 254 4.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 943 15.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 459 7.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 625 10.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 20.0% 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 Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 9,988 92.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 838 7.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 9,081 90.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 477 4.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 420 4.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 90.9% were separate houses, 4.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 175 1.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 933 9.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,912 39.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 4,752 47.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 195 2.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,897 19.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,978 49.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,804 28.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 57 0.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 250 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 19.0% were owned outright, 49.8% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 7,434 74.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,214 22.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 339 3.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 74.4% were family households, 22.2% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 21.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.9% 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 Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 618 6.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,380 33.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,696 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,949 19.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 343 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), 33.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.5% 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 Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1,142 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 708 62.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 434 38.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), there were 1,142 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 708 (or 62.0%) were male and 434 (or 38.0%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kwinana (T) % 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 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,132 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,132.

Mortgage and rent Kwinana (T) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 238 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kwinana (T) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $238 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,690.

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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