2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Bayswater (WA)

Code SSC50045 (SSC)
People 13,525
Male 6,659
Female 6,866
Median age 38
Families 3,542
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 6,111
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,414
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 13,525 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,659 49.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,866 50.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 191 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,525 people in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 892 6.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 730 5.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 629 4.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 671 5.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 848 6.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,107 8.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,149 8.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,110 8.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,112 8.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,000 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 888 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 782 5.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 655 4.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 479 3.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 402 3.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 340 2.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 308 2.3 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 421 3.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,892 43.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 314 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,180 10.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 690 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,197 37.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.4% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,296 43.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,306 13.1 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,385 43.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 196 5.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 558 15.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 282 7.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 87 2.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 258 7.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 206 5.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 105 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 315 8.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 633 17.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 106 2.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 961 25.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,707 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.0% were in primary school, 15.3% in secondary school and 25.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 8,447 62.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,499 44.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,343 10.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 826 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,819 38.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 44.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,649 62.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,052 27.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 434 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 294 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,429 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 7,429 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.6% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 687 9.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 718 10.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 651 9.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,246 17.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,402 47.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 718 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,890 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,414 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) was $718.

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

Unpaid work Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 8,045 71.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,892 25.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,097 9.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,826 16.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,568 22.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 3,280 29.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,287 11.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 907 8.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 29.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,452 41.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,458 41.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 538 15.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 95 2.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 41.2% were couple families with children, 41.0% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,536 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,560 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,560 and those without children was $2,536.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 745 25.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 120 4.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 671 23.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 420 14.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 125 4.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 376 12.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 204 7.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 246 8.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 23.1% 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,368 91.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 478 8.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 4,184 77.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 936 17.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 243 4.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 77.9% were separate houses, 17.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 6 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 222 4.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,303 24.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,522 47.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,232 22.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 84 1.6 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 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.1% had 1 bedroom, 24.3% had 2 bedrooms and 47.0% 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,471 27.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,128 39.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,563 29.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 83 1.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 123 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.4% were owned outright, 39.6% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,487 64.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,574 29.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 308 5.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.9% were family households, 29.3% were single person households and 5.7% were group households.

Household income Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.0% 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 482 9.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,031 37.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,969 36.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 722 13.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 165 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), 37.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.4% 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 Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 190 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 47.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 99 52.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 190 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 47.9%) were male and 99 (or 52.1%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bayswater (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 2.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,166 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,166.

Mortgage and rent Bayswater (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 305 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bayswater (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $305 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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