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6646, WA

Code POA6646 (POA)
People 1,159
Male 816
Female 343
Median age 34
Families 97
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 228
Average people per household 3.5
Median weekly household income $1,266
Median monthly mortgage repayments $190
Median weekly rent $25
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,159 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 816 70.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 343 29.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 292 25.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,159 people in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) of these 70.4% were male and 29.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 25.2% of the population.

Age 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 41 3.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 42 3.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 34 2.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 32 2.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 126 10.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 201 17.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 111 9.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 115 9.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 114 9.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 107 9.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 102 8.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 63 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 32 2.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 20 1.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 0.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 0.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 4 0.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.1% of the population.

Registered marital status 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 332 32.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 4.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 101 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 15 1.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 540 52.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) aged 15 years and over, 32.0% were married and 14.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 19.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 21.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 169 59.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 19.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 21.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) was 56 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 3.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 51 18.8 129,300 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 9 3.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 2.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 20 7.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 18 6.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 153 56.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 271 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas) 23.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.3% were in primary school, 5.6% in secondary school and 14.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 742 64.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 325 32.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 52 5.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 48 4.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 589 58.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 58.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 585 77.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 67 8.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 9.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 4.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 757 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 757 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in 6646, WA (Postal Areas). Of these 77.3% were employed full time, 8.9% were employed part-time and 4.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 25 3.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 30 4.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 16 2.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 5.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 542 75.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 3.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 4.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 75.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,665 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 885 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,266 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in 6646, WA (Postal Areas) was $1,665.

Travel to work, top responses 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 515 49.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 265 25.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 57 5.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 98 9.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.6% provided care for children and 5.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 9.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 252 24.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 178 17.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 51 4.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 32 3.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 17.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 24 25.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 30 31.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 39 40.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 3.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 31.2% were couple families with children, 25.0% were couple families without children and 40.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas) 18.9% of single parents were male and 81.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 966 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,125 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,125 and those without children was $966.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 9 14.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 6.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 4 6.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 12 19.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 6.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 20 32.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 5 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 4 6.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), of couple families, 14.5% had both partners employed full-time, 6.5% had both employed part-time and 6.5% 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 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 111 66.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 55 33.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 66.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 33.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 83 73.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 6 5.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 14 12.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 5.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 73.5% were separate houses, 5.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.4% were flats, units or apartments and 5.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 7.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 28 25.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 49 43.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 23 20.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 3.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.1% had 1 bedroom, 25.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17 15.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4 3.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 89 78.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 15.0% were owned outright, 3.5% were owned with a mortgage and 78.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 82 73.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 25 22.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 3.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), of all households, 73.9% were family households, 22.5% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 19.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.9% 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 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 25 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 190 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
None 31 27.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 46 40.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 18 15.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 15 13.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 2.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), 40.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 15.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% 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 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 290 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 150 51.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 140 48.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in 6646, WA (Postal Areas), there were 290 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 150 (or 51.7%) were male and 140 (or 48.3%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,213 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.9, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,213.

Mortgage and rent 6646, WA % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In 6646, WA (Postal Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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