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Williams (S)

Code LGA59170 (LGA)
People 914
Male 477
Female 437
Median age 43
Families 270
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 460
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,107
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $115
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 914 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 477 52.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 437 47.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 914 people in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 52.2% were male and 47.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 80 8.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 58 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 49 5.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 36 3.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 42 4.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 63 6.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 41 4.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 67 7.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 65 7.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 61 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 84 9.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 8.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 54 5.9 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 56 6.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 26 2.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 3.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 1.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 8 0.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 437 60.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 17 2.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 8.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 31 4.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 182 25.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 60.1% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 38 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 397 60.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 81 12.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 175 26.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 60.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 5.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 77 39.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.5 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 16 8.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 2.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 4.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 18 9.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 48 24.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 197 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) 21.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.6% were in primary school, 14.7% in secondary school and 11.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 791 86.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 92 10.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 49 5.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 58 6.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 666 77.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 337 61.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 162 29.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 7.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 2.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 551 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 551 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 8.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 67 12.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 8.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 42 7.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 293 54.1 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 611 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,289 -- 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 Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) was $611.

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

Unpaid work Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 575 78.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 236 32.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 62 8.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 265 36.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 156 21.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 197 27.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 106 14.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 114 15.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 147 54.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 98 36.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 24 8.9 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 Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.4% were couple families with children, 54.6% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 28.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas) 28.0% of single parents were male and 72.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,449 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,732 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,732 and those without children was $1,449.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 46 18.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 4.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 90 36.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 34 13.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 2.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 16 6.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 25 10.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 7.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 36.9% 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 Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 366 81.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 82 18.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 81.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 347 94.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 12 3.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.8 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 1.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.8% were separate houses, 3.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 11 3.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 46 12.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 163 44.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 138 37.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.6% had 2 bedrooms and 44.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 152 41.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 98 26.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 107 29.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 1.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% were owned outright, 26.9% were owned with a mortgage and 29.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 272 74.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 90 24.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 1.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 74.1% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.5% 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 Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 115 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.9 -- 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 Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.5 -- 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 Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 5 1.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 83 22.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 168 45.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 98 26.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 12 3.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.8% 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 Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 59 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 59 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Williams (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 2.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Williams (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 123 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 347 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Williams (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $123 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $347.

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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