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Waroona (S)

Code LGA58820 (LGA)
People 3,582
Male 1,774
Female 1,808
Median age 42
Families 991
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,874
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,107
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,582 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,774 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,808 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 103 2.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,582 people in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 213 5.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 259 7.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 262 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 234 6.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 181 5.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 174 4.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 170 4.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 197 5.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 265 7.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 288 8.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 261 7.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 259 7.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 245 6.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 166 4.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 175 4.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 101 2.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 73 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 59 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,483 52.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 114 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 275 9.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 173 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 805 28.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,329 53.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 277 11.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 882 35.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 41 4.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 185 19.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 135 14.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 50 5.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 104 11.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 42 4.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 4.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 71 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 3.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 13 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 237 25.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 948 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.0% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,821 78.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 865 25.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 283 8.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 235 6.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,007 59.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 59.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 945 58.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 443 27.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 134 8.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 91 5.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,613 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,613 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 58.6% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 161 10.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 134 8.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 155 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 264 17.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 678 44.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 498 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,422 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,107 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas) was $498.

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

Unpaid work Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,003 70.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 811 28.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 347 12.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 654 23.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.5% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 457 16.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 678 23.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 401 14.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 467 16.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 444 44.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 392 39.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 145 14.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 39.6% were couple families with children, 44.8% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waroona (S) % 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 Waroona (S) (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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,242 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,394 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,394 and those without children was $2,242.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 114 13.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 24 2.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 159 19.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 154 18.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 190 22.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 66 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 82 9.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 19.0% 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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,339 73.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 490 26.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 73.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,217 90.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 91 6.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 8 0.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 1.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 90.8% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.6% were flats, units or apartments and 1.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 30 2.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 201 15.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 551 41.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 530 39.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 15.0% had 2 bedrooms and 41.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 490 36.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 490 36.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 300 22.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 1.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.6% were owned outright, 36.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 982 73.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 337 25.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 1.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 73.4% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.8% 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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 55 4.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 392 29.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 514 38.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 337 25.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), 29.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% 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 Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 106 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 53 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 106 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 50.0%) were male and 53 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waroona (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 2.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 662 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $662.

Mortgage and rent Waroona (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 135 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Waroona (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $135 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,033.

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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