2011 Census QuickStats

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Acton Park (WA)

Code SSC50002 (SSC)
People 257
Male 135
Female 122
Median age 36
Families 67
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 93
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,091
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $135
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 257 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 135 52.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 122 47.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 1.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 257 people in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 22 8.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 8.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 5.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 2.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 3.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 15 5.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 20 7.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 23 8.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 18 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 19 7.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 10.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 11 4.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 6.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 4 1.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 5 1.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 130 64.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 1.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 16 7.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 3.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 46 22.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.4% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 65 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 85 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 107 63.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 13.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 40 23.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.0% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 10 12.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 15 18.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 4.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 4.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 4.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 3.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 10 12.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 31 38.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 81 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.8% were in primary school, 7.5% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 201 78.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 53 22.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 24 10.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 16 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 143 60.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 60.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 72 51.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 37.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 8.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 2.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 141 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 141 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 51.1% were employed full time, 37.6% were employed part-time and 2.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 27 19.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 12 8.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 14 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 13 9.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 63 44.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 19.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 50 years.

Occupation Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 627 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,145 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,091 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) was $627.

Travel to work, top responses Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 159 79.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 77 38.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 31 15.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 56 28.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.5% provided care for children and 15.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 36 18.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 58 29.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 35 17.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 30 15.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 27 39.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 35 51.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 6 8.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 51.5% were couple families with children, 39.7% were couple families without children and 8.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 100.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs) 100.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 979 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,375 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,375 and those without children was $979.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 15.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 4 6.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 22 33.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 13 20.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 9.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 4.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 7 10.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.4% had both partners employed full-time, 6.2% had both employed part-time and 33.8% 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 Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 82 94.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 5 5.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 82 100.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 3.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 7 8.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 43 51.8 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 27 32.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.6% had 1 bedroom, 8.4% had 2 bedrooms and 51.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 41.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 24 29.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 20 24.4 231,824 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 4 4.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 41.5% were owned outright, 29.3% were owned with a mortgage and 24.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 66 80.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 19.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.5% were family households, 19.5% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 17.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.8% 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 Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 135 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 14 17.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 32 39.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 35 43.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), 17.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.2% 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 Acton Park (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 3 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 3 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 3 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Acton Park (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 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

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

In Acton Park (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 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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