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Ashby (WA)

Code SSC50018 (SSC)
People 2,394
Male 1,167
Female 1,227
Median age 36
Families 683
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,012
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,213
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,275
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,394 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,167 48.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,227 51.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 8 0.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,394 people in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 48.7% were male and 51.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 211 8.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 136 5.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 145 6.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 113 4.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 145 6.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 182 7.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 188 7.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 215 9.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 168 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 127 5.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 104 4.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 90 3.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 98 4.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 124 5.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 133 5.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 97 4.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 80 3.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,083 57.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 52 2.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 159 8.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 133 7.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 474 24.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 985 56.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 195 11.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 562 32.3 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 38 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 38 6.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 141 23.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 32 5.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 2.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 69 11.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 24 4.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 3.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 40 6.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 66 10.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 25.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 605 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) 25.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.1% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,321 55.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,127 49.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 209 9.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 146 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 775 34.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 725 63.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 302 26.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 65 5.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 45 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,137 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,137 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 99 9.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 99 9.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 100 9.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 204 18.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 517 47.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 585 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,582 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,213 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) was $585.

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

Unpaid work Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,365 71.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 614 32.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 156 8.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 245 12.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 8.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 393 20.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 533 28.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 239 12.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 198 10.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 310 45.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 304 44.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 63 9.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 44.6% were couple families with children, 45.5% were couple families without children and 9.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs) 12.1% of single parents were male and 87.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,314 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,240 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,240 and those without children was $2,314.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 118 19.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 2.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 124 20.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 110 17.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 29 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 134 21.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 35 5.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 8.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 20.1% 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 919 93.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 61 6.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 93.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 915 99.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.5 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 Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 99.5% were separate houses, 0.5% 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 45 4.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 213 23.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 132 14.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 519 56.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.1 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.9% had 1 bedroom, 23.1% had 2 bedrooms and 14.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 334 36.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 427 46.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 121 13.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 26 2.8 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.3% were owned outright, 46.4% were owned with a mortgage and 13.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 673 73.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 228 24.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.2% were family households, 24.8% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 26.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 26.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.5% 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.3 -- 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,275 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.1 -- 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 38 4.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 363 39.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 360 39.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 136 14.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.8% 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 Ashby (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 11 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 72.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 27.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 32 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 11 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 72.7%) were male and 3 (or 27.3%) were female. The median age was 32 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ashby (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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ashby (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Ashby (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 Ashby (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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