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Subiaco (C)

Code LGA57980 (LGA)
People 17,574
Male 8,496
Female 9,078
Median age 35
Families 4,092
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 9,133
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,599
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,214
Median weekly rent $351
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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People — demographics & education
People Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 17,574 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,496 48.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 9,078 51.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 0.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 17,574 people in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 918 5.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 803 4.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 691 3.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 989 5.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,810 10.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,848 10.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,484 8.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,234 7.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,114 6.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,072 6.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,075 6.1 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,088 6.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,039 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 779 4.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 589 3.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 411 2.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 310 1.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 321 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,197 40.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 417 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,319 8.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 691 4.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,543 43.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 40.9% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,392 41.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,374 10.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 6,216 47.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 206 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 812 13.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 76 1.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 167 2.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 300 5.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 91 1.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 214 3.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 256 4.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,521 41.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 126 2.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,265 21.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,034 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.5% were in primary school, 10.0% in secondary school and 46.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 9,649 54.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 7,634 47.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,499 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,041 6.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,046 37.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 37.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,682 59.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,849 30.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 533 5.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 417 4.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 9,481 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 9,481 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 30.0% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,223 13.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 839 9.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 788 8.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,131 12.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,548 50.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 13.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 830 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,565 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,599 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) was $830.

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

Unpaid work Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,121 73.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,432 22.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,341 8.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 3,529 23.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.6% provided care for children and 8.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,367 28.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,194 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,531 10.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,032 6.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,942 47.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,590 38.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 446 10.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 114 2.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 38.9% were couple families with children, 47.5% were couple families without children and 10.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas) 20.3% of single parents were male and 79.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,082 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,381 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,381 and those without children was $3,082.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 788 22.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 167 4.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 718 20.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 638 18.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 209 5.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 497 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 191 5.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 328 9.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.7% had both employed part-time and 20.3% 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 Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 7,458 87.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,029 12.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 87.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,128 41.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,657 22.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,641 35.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 41.9% were separate houses, 22.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 35.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 82 1.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,143 15.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,402 32.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,582 34.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,137 15.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 112 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 15.3% had 1 bedroom, 32.2% had 2 bedrooms and 34.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,050 27.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,609 21.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,456 46.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 209 2.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 136 1.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 27.5% were owned outright, 21.6% were owned with a mortgage and 46.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 4,072 54.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,756 37.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 630 8.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 54.6% were family households, 37.0% were single person households and 8.4% were group households.

Household income Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 21.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.3% 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 Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 351 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 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 Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,214 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 962 12.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,460 46.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 2,208 29.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 646 8.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 184 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.7% 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 Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 85 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 40 47.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 45 52.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), there were 85 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 40 (or 47.1%) were male and 45 (or 52.9%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Subiaco (C) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 974 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Subiaco (C) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $974.

Mortgage and rent Subiaco (C) % 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 3,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Subiaco (C) (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 $3,500.

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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