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Wongan-Ballidu (S)

Code LGA59310 (LGA)
People 1,434
Male 738
Female 696
Median age 38
Families 376
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 770
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,172
Median monthly mortgage repayments $975
Median weekly rent $114
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People — demographics & education
People Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,434 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 738 51.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 696 48.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 7.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,434 people in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.5% of the population.

Age Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 142 9.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 116 8.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 85 5.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 50 3.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 51 3.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 103 7.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 102 7.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 84 5.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 105 7.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 111 7.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 107 7.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 124 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 81 5.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 56 3.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 34 2.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 25 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 36 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 22 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 591 54.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 44 4.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 77 7.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 52 4.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 325 29.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 54.3% were married and 11.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 494 52.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 133 14.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 323 34.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 8.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 139 40.6 129,300 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 33 9.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 6.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 1.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 105 30.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 342 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) 23.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.4% were in primary school, 11.7% in secondary school and 7.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,211 84.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 184 13.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 93 6.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 4.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,001 74.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 471 62.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 184 24.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 55 7.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 39 5.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 749 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 749 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 62.9% were employed full time, 24.6% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 69 9.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 56 7.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 59 8.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 5.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 430 60.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 60.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 645 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,423 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,172 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) was $645.

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

Unpaid work Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 771 70.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 355 32.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 109 10.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 415 38.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.6% provided care for children and 10.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 38.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 204 18.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 261 24.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 142 13.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 168 15.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 168 44.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 155 41.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 47 12.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 41.2% were couple families with children, 44.7% were couple families without children and 12.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas) 22.4% of single parents were male and 77.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,718 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,828 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,828 and those without children was $1,718.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 64 19.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 103 31.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 55 16.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 1.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 33 10.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 25 7.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 38 11.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 19.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 31.2% 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 Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 561 75.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 178 24.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 75.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 24.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 505 89.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 41 7.3 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 14 2.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 89.7% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 4.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 63 11.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 261 46.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 192 34.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 3.7 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 11.2% had 2 bedrooms and 46.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 209 37.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 147 26.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 174 31.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 1.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 3.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.2% were owned outright, 26.2% were owned with a mortgage and 31.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 375 67.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 172 30.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 67.0% were family households, 30.7% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.4 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 25.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.4% 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 Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 114 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 975 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 38 6.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 162 28.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 213 37.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 129 22.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 21 3.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), 28.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.9% 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 Wongan-Ballidu (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 107 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 48 44.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 59 55.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 107 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 48 (or 44.9%) were male and 59 (or 55.1%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wongan-Ballidu (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 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 766 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wongan-Ballidu (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $766.

Mortgage and rent Wongan-Ballidu (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 780 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wongan-Ballidu (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 $780.

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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