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Wandering (S)

Code LGA58680 (LGA)
People 438
Male 225
Female 213
Median age 44
Families 141
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 259
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,298
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $223
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 438 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 225 51.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 213 48.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 438 people in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

Age Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 31 7.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 45 10.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 4.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 4.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 2.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 21 4.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 16 3.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 36 8.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 43 9.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 38 8.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 34 7.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 7.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 30 6.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 23 5.3 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 19 4.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 10 2.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 1.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 226 65.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 6 1.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 31 9.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 8 2.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 75 21.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 65.3% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 209 67.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 39 12.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 62 20.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 8 8.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 50 50.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 10.0 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 5 5.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 3.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 24 24.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 100 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) 23.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 49.5% were in primary school, 9.9% in secondary school and 9.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 358 81.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 77 18.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 30 7.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 7.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 282 66.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 66.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 165 68.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 54 22.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 17 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 2.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 241 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 241 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 68.5% were employed full time, 22.4% were employed part-time and 2.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 8.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 13 5.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 9.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 10.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 140 59.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 738 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,559 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,298 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) was $738.

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

Unpaid work Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 250 72.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 117 33.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 27 7.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 107 31.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.8% provided care for children and 7.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 63 18.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 79 22.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 56 16.2 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 51 14.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 70 51.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 59 43.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 8 5.8 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 Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.1% were couple families with children, 51.1% were couple families without children and 5.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,694 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,694 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 34 27.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 6.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 27 21.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 25 19.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 15 11.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 8 6.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 7.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 27.0% had both partners employed full-time, 6.3% had both employed part-time and 21.4% 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 Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 164 66.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 81 33.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 160 96.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.8 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 3 1.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 96.4% were separate houses, 1.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 25 15.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 64 38.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 72 43.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 3.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 81 48.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 43 25.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 32 19.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 3.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 3.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 48.8% were owned outright, 25.9% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 138 83.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 27 16.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 83.6% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 223 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 24 14.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 65 39.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 68 41.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 5.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), 14.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 41.0% 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 Wandering (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 55 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 55 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wandering (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 2,750 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wandering (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 $2,750.

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

In Wandering (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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