2011 Census QuickStats

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Mullewa (S)

Code LGA56020 (LGA)
People 715
Male 430
Female 285
Median age 37
Families 161
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 399
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,005
Median monthly mortgage repayments $600
Median weekly rent $92
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 715 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 430 60.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 285 39.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 159 22.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 715 people in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 60.1% were male and 39.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 22.3% of the population.

Age Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 7.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 64 9.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 41 5.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 27 3.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 43 6.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 36 5.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 63 8.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 44 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 50 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 63 8.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 52 7.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 33 4.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 28 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 26 3.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 2.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 264 47.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 40 7.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 5.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 200 36.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 207 50.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 40 9.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 163 39.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 33 17.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 47 25.3 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 13 7.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 1.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 3.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 67 36.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 186 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.2% were in primary school, 10.3% in secondary school and 4.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 580 81.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 91 14.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 23 3.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 3.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 501 78.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 78.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 14.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 254 71.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 68 19.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 20 5.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 3.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 356 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 356 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 71.3% were employed full time, 19.1% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 7.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 6.7 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 4.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 33 9.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 219 64.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 7.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 64.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 690 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,220 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,005 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) was $690.

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

Unpaid work Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 340 61.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 140 25.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 8.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 136 24.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.3% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 85 15.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 129 23.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 45 8.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 80 14.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 63 39.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 67 41.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 30 18.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 18.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,200 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,536 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,536 and those without children was $2,200.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 26.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 30 23.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 24.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 2.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 13 10.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 9 7.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 3.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 26.8% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 23.6% 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 Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 232 66.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 115 33.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 219 94.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 2.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 3.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.2% were flats, units or apartments and 3.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 14 6.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 29 12.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 107 45.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 72 30.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 3.4 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.4% had 2 bedrooms and 45.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 99 42.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 40 17.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 82 35.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 3.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 42.7% were owned outright, 17.2% were owned with a mortgage and 35.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 157 68.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 63 27.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 11 4.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 68.0% were family households, 27.3% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.7% 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 Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 92 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.4 -- 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 Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 600 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.4 -- 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 Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 17 7.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 66 28.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 90 38.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 52 22.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.4% 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 Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 158 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 94 59.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 64 40.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 158 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 94 (or 59.5%) were male and 64 (or 40.5%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mullewa (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 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 860 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $860.

Mortgage and rent Mullewa (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 92 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 400 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mullewa (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $92 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $400.

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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