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Narrogin (S)

Code LGA56450 (LGA)
People 875
Male 478
Female 397
Median age 37
Families 232
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 365
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,309
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,001
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 875 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 478 54.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 397 45.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 875 people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 54.6% were male and 45.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 4.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 66 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 7.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 133 15.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 34 3.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 32 3.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 38 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 56 6.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 64 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 73 8.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 72 8.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 60 6.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 50 5.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 20 2.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 1.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 6 0.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 404 57.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 2.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 38 5.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 1.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 239 33.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.1% were married and 7.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 60 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 18 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 18 years.

Social marital status Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 362 64.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 49 8.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 154 27.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 4.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 47 15.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 14.2 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 112 37.1 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 3 1.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 5.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 4.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 52 17.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 302 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) 34.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.8% were in primary school, 38.1% in secondary school and 7.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 723 82.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 150 17.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 71 8.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 69 8.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 552 65.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 65.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 307 66.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 116 25.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 6.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 2.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 460 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 460 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 2.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 39 8.6 118,795 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 42 9.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 49 10.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 256 56.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 47 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 532 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,423 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,309 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) was $532.

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

Unpaid work Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 508 71.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 218 30.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 73 10.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 231 32.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.8% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 32.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 149 21.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 187 26.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 78 11.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 92 13.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 26.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 103 44.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 110 47.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 7.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 47.2% were couple families with children, 44.2% were couple families without children and 7.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 37.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 62.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas) 37.5% of single parents were male and 62.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,774 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,017 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,017 and those without children was $1,774.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 30.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 4.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 57 26.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 24 11.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 2.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 22 10.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 14 6.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 8.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.2% had both employed part-time and 26.8% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 283 80.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 70 19.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 80.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 284 99.0 638,768 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 0 0.0 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 Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 99.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 2.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 18 6.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 112 39.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 143 50.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.8% had 1 bedroom, 6.3% had 2 bedrooms and 39.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 129 44.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 90 31.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 59 20.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 6 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.9% were owned outright, 31.4% were owned with a mortgage and 20.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 231 80.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 45 15.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 3.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 80.8% were family households, 15.7% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.6% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.3 -- 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,001 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 41 14.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 100 35.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 132 46.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 4.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), 14.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 46.2% 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 Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 42.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 57.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 42.9%) were male and 8 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Narrogin (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 2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 279 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $279.

Mortgage and rent Narrogin (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Narrogin (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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