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Wyalkatchem (S)

Code LGA59330 (LGA)
People 523
Male 268
Female 255
Median age 45
Families 131
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 332
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $775
Median monthly mortgage repayments $585
Median weekly rent $125
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 523 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 268 51.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 255 48.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 3.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 523 people in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.2% were male and 48.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.1% of the population.

Age Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 32 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 34 6.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 6.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 2.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 31 5.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 2.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 22 4.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 23 4.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 37 7.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 35 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 35 6.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 5.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 38 7.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 41 7.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 8.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 20 3.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 3.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 3.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 221 52.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 36 8.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 8.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 116 27.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.5% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 64 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) was 59 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 193 55.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 25 7.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 133 37.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 4.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 48 36.1 129,300 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 6 4.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 2.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 5.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 6.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 4.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 48 36.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 133 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.1% were in primary school, 12.0% in secondary school and 11.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 408 78.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 81 17.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 7.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 23 4.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 331 70.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 70.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 143 64.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 62 28.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 5.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 1.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 221 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 221 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 64.7% were employed full time, 28.1% were employed part-time and 1.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 19 8.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 10.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 17 7.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 15 6.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 125 57.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 8.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 893 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 775 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) was $430.

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

Unpaid work Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 294 69.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 93 22.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 57 13.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 155 36.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.0% provided care for children and 13.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 36.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 80 18.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 100 23.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 55 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 57 13.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 62 47.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 48 36.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 13.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 36.9% were couple families with children, 47.7% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,291 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,291 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 29 25.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 8.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 10 8.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 10.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 7.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 26 23.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 5 4.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 10.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 25.9% had both partners employed full-time, 8.9% had both employed part-time and 8.9% 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 Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 218 72.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 84 27.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 72.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 27.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 203 92.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 8 3.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 2.3 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 1.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% were separate houses, 3.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.3% were flats, units or apartments and 1.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 5.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 27 12.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 120 54.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 58 26.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.3% had 2 bedrooms and 54.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 98 44.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 18.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 66 30.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 5.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 44.7% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 30.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 125 57.3 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 88 40.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 5 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 57.3% were family households, 40.4% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 37.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 37.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.0% 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 Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 125 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 585 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 7.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 73 33.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 77 35.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 46 20.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 15 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 53.3 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 7 46.7 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 6 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 15 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 53.3%) were male and 7 (or 46.7%) were female. The median age was 6 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wyalkatchem (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 6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 833 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent Wyalkatchem (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 650 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wyalkatchem (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $650.

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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