2011 Census QuickStats

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Quairading (S)

Code LGA57350 (LGA)
People 1,043
Male 505
Female 538
Median age 48
Families 296
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 557
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $850
Median monthly mortgage repayments $738
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,043 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 505 48.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 538 51.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 153 14.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,043 people in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 14.7% of the population.

Age Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 67 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 67 6.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 68 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 21 2.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 28 2.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 42 4.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 46 4.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 53 5.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 76 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 82 7.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 93 8.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 110 10.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 63 6.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 63 6.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 5.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 43 4.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 3.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 2.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 48 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) was 48 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 484 57.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 28 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 69 8.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 72 8.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 184 22.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 57.8% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 424 58.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 70 9.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 235 32.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 51 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 9 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 101 49.8 129,300 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 1.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 29 14.3 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 11 5.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 41 20.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 203 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 51.2% were in primary school, 13.8% in secondary school and 8.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 908 87.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 131 13.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 78 7.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 50 5.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 747 74.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 249 53.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 143 31.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 8.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 30 6.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 462 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 462 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 31.0% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 54 12.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 9.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 50 11.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34 7.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 209 48.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 486 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,010 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 850 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) was $486.

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

Unpaid work Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 567 67.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 197 23.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 89 10.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 306 36.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.5% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 134 16.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 162 19.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 127 15.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 141 16.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 19.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 170 57.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 88 29.7 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 33 11.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.7% were couple families with children, 57.4% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.4% of single parents were male and 80.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,562 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,571 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,571 and those without children was $1,562.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 15.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 60 23.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 26 10.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 70 27.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.9 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 15.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 23.3% 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 Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 420 77.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 125 22.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 409 97.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 97.4% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 1.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 73 17.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 201 47.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 128 30.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.7 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 1.9% had 1 bedroom, 17.3% had 2 bedrooms and 47.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 216 51.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 89 21.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 99 23.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 10 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 51.3% were owned outright, 21.1% were owned with a mortgage and 23.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 286 67.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 121 28.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 14 3.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.9% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.7% 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 Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.5 -- 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 Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 738 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.1 -- 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 Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 18 4.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 151 35.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 133 31.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 114 27.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 1.2 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.1% 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 Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 152 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 66 43.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 86 56.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 152 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 66 (or 43.4%) were male and 86 (or 56.6%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Quairading (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 4.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Quairading (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 70 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 867 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Quairading (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $70 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $867.

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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