2011 Census QuickStats

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Armadale (WA)

Code SSC50014 (SSC)
People 12,853
Male 6,327
Female 6,526
Median age 35
Families 3,256
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,871
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $889
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,467
Median weekly rent $265
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 12,853 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,327 49.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,526 50.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 654 5.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,853 people in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.1% of the population.

Age Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,008 7.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 828 6.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 715 5.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 810 6.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,096 8.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,002 7.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 818 6.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 770 6.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 726 5.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 749 5.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 766 6.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 732 5.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 744 5.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 540 4.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 505 3.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 431 3.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 335 2.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 277 2.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,708 36.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 507 4.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,239 12.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 774 7.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,072 39.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.0% were married and 17.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,267 36.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,164 12.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,630 51.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 223 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 733 19.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 1.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 127 3.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 390 10.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 25 0.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 86 2.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 271 7.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 232 6.3 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 95 2.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,447 39.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,688 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.9% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 8,079 62.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,522 39.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,088 9.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 838 7.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,995 43.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 43.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,201 58.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,373 25.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 398 7.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 497 9.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,469 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,469 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 58.5% were employed full time, 25.1% were employed part-time and 9.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 456 9.2 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 386 7.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 531 10.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,038 20.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,168 43.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 471 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,066 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 889 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) was $471.

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

Unpaid work Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,528 63.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,656 25.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,037 10.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,281 12.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 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, 25.8% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,874 18.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,395 23.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,077 10.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,181 11.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,205 37.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,081 33.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 900 27.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 71 2.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 33.2% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 27.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,756 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,904 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,904 and those without children was $1,756.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 348 15.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 48 2.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 359 15.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 499 21.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 132 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 568 24.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 138 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 193 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 15.7% 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 Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,031 90.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 528 9.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,832 76.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 624 12.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 570 11.3 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 Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 76.2% were separate houses, 12.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 11.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 16 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 226 4.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 649 12.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,971 59.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,048 20.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 119 2.4 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 12.9% had 2 bedrooms and 59.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,231 24.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,652 32.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,884 37.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 115 2.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 148 2.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.5% were owned outright, 32.8% were owned with a mortgage and 37.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,173 63.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,656 32.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 199 4.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.1% were family households, 32.9% were single person households and 4.0% were group households.

Household income Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 33.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.3% 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 Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 265 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.8 -- 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 Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,467 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.7 -- 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 Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 591 11.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,151 42.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,394 27.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 693 13.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 200 4.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), 42.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 656 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 323 49.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 333 50.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 656 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 323 (or 49.2%) were male and 333 (or 50.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Armadale (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 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 871 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $871.

Mortgage and rent Armadale (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 202 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,430 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Armadale (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $202 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,430.

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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