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York (S)

Code LGA59370 (LGA)
People 3,396
Male 1,696
Female 1,700
Median age 47
Families 969
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,789
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $908
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,404
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 3,396 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,696 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,700 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 120 3.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,396 people in York (S) (Local Government Areas) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 174 5.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 214 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 226 6.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 191 5.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 110 3.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 125 3.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 146 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 166 4.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 231 6.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 252 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 294 8.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 291 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 317 9.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 226 6.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 176 5.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 122 3.6 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 85 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 49 1.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in York (S) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.3% of the population.

Registered marital status York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,550 55.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 79 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 288 10.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 166 6.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 692 24.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in York (S) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 55.9% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in York (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,350 56.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 238 9.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 818 34.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in York (S) (Local Government Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 33 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 273 32.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 1.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 130 15.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 2.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 0.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 6.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 4.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 9 1.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 274 32.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 853 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In York (S) (Local Government Areas) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.8% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 9.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,569 75.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 750 23.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 266 8.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 192 6.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,943 61.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), 61.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 861 56.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 479 31.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 116 7.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 77 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,533 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,533 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in York (S) (Local Government Areas). Of these 56.2% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 178 12.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 152 10.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 150 10.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 172 11.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 695 47.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in York (S) (Local Government Areas), 12.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in York (S) (Local Government Areas) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 477 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,156 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 908 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in York (S) (Local Government Areas) was $477.

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

Unpaid work York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,964 70.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 750 27.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 330 11.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 809 29.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 396 14.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 684 24.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 409 14.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 475 17.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in York (S) (Local Government Areas), 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 503 51.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 334 34.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 127 13.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 0.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in York (S) (Local Government Areas), 34.4% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 13.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In York (S) (Local Government Areas) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,781 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,887 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,887 and those without children was $1,781.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 141 16.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 4.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 141 16.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 125 14.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 65 7.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 178 21.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 52 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 101 12.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 16.8% 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,328 77.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 391 22.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), 77.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,257 94.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 3.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 13 1.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in York (S) (Local Government Areas), 94.6% were separate houses, 3.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 3.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 242 18.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 573 43.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 443 33.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.6 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 York (S) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 3.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.2% had 2 bedrooms and 43.1% 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 582 43.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 438 33.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 261 19.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in York (S) (Local Government Areas), 43.8% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 19.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 953 71.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 349 26.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 27 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 71.7% were family households, 26.3% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), 31.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.1% 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,404 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 45 3.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 409 30.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 492 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 345 26.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 37 2.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), 30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.0% 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 York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 120 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 69 57.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 51 42.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in York (S) (Local Government Areas), there were 120 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 69 (or 57.5%) were male and 51 (or 42.5%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics York (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 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 York (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $833.

Mortgage and rent York (S) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In York (S) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,000.

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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