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Lake Grace (S)

Code LGA54900 (LGA)
People 1,360
Male 722
Female 638
Median age 40
Families 368
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 754
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $993
Median monthly mortgage repayments $950
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,360 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 722 53.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 638 46.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 1.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,360 people in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 53.1% were male and 46.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.7% of the population.

Age Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 105 7.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 104 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 82 6.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 40 2.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 57 4.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 90 6.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 87 6.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 101 7.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 108 7.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 109 8.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 133 9.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 8.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 84 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 49 3.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 41 3.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 24 1.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 10 0.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 618 57.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 30 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 76 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 52 4.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 291 27.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 524 57.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 122 13.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 260 28.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 21 6.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 143 45.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 25 7.9 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 1.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 6.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 3.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 14 4.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 74 23.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 315 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 46.3% were in primary school, 9.5% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,126 82.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 229 17.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 82 6.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 88 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 901 69.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 69.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 575 70.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 180 22.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 54 6.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 1.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 820 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 820 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 70.1% were employed full time, 22.0% were employed part-time and 1.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 58 7.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 53 6.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 68 8.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 56 7.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 521 64.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 616 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,302 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 993 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) was $616.

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

Unpaid work Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 815 76.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 341 32.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 84 7.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 504 47.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.0% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 47.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 208 19.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 290 27.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 141 13.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 173 16.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 189 51.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 154 41.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 22 6.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% were couple families with children, 51.4% were couple families without children and 6.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of single parents were male and 72.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,545 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,416 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,416 and those without children was $1,545.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 114 33.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 81 23.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 48 14.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 7 2.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 5.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 20 5.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 40 11.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 33.3% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 23.7% 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 Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 541 74.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 181 25.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 494 91.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 31 5.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 1.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 91.8% were separate houses, 5.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 1.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 69 12.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 255 47.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 190 35.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 2.2 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 12.8% had 2 bedrooms and 47.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 226 41.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 100 18.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 188 34.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 2.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 14 2.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% were owned outright, 18.6% were owned with a mortgage and 34.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 365 67.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 168 31.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 1.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.6% were family households, 31.1% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.6% 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 Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.9 -- 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 Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.2 -- 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 Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 21 3.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 144 26.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 179 33.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 166 30.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 5.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 30.9% 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 Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 26 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 65.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 9 34.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 11 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 26 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 65.4%) were male and 9 (or 34.6%) were female. The median age was 11 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lake Grace (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 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 691 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $691.

Mortgage and rent Lake Grace (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 203 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,342 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lake Grace (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $203 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,342.

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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