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Wyndham-East Kimberley (S)

Code LGA59340 (LGA)
People 7,799
Male 4,050
Female 3,749
Median age 31
Families 1,675
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 4,134
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,547
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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People — demographics & education
People Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,799 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,050 51.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,749 48.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2,714 34.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,799 people in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 34.8% of the population.

Age Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 690 8.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 658 8.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 559 7.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 432 5.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 565 7.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 773 9.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 663 8.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 646 8.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 617 7.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 560 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 540 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 419 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 312 4.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 197 2.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 84 1.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 0.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 28 0.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,148 36.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 192 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 452 7.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 129 2.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,972 50.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 36.5% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,589 35.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 886 20.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,951 44.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 101 4.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 614 25.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 187 7.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 0.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 9.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 0.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 1.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 125 5.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 106 4.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 39 1.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 959 39.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,426 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.8% were in primary school, 11.4% in secondary school and 9.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,104 78.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,132 16.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 311 4.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 307 4.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 5,139 74.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 74.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,692 68.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 703 17.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 344 8.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 192 4.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,931 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,931 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 68.5% were employed full time, 17.9% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 219 5.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 218 5.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 273 7.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 526 14.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,166 57.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 5.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 57.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 794 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,718 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,547 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) was $794.

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

Unpaid work Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,735 63.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,646 27.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 463 7.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,259 21.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,271 21.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,402 23.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 524 8.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 538 9.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 23.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 662 39.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 642 38.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 334 20.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 36 2.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 38.4% were couple families with children, 39.5% were couple families without children and 20.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.6 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.4 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas) 19.6% of single parents were male and 80.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,389 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,213 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,213 and those without children was $2,389.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 414 31.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 43 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 235 18.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 156 11.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 112 8.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 128 9.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 171 13.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 31.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 18.0% 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,263 84.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 429 15.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 84.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,611 71.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 150 6.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 101 4.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 389 17.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 71.2% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 17.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 83 3.7 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 275 12.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 402 17.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 955 42.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 464 20.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 3.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 12.1% had 1 bedroom, 17.7% had 2 bedrooms and 42.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 387 17.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 366 16.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,380 60.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 1.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 97 4.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 17.1% were owned outright, 16.2% were owned with a mortgage and 60.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,577 69.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 554 24.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 133 5.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 24.5% were single person households and 5.9% were group households.

Household income Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.9% 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.5 -- 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 320 14.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 763 33.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 684 30.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 385 17.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 114 5.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 2,715 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 1,274 46.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 1,441 53.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 2,715 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 1,274 (or 46.9%) were male and 1,441 (or 53.1%) 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 Wyndham-East Kimberley (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 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 929 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $929.

Mortgage and rent Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 98 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wyndham-East Kimberley (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $98 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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