2011 Census QuickStats

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Belmont (WA)

Code SSC50058 (SSC)
People 6,263
Male 3,234
Female 3,029
Median age 34
Families 1,505
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,860
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,197
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,263 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,234 51.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,029 48.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 213 3.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,263 people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.4% of the population.

Age Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 382 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 292 4.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 279 4.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 346 5.5 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 543 8.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 701 11.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 603 9.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 497 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 386 6.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 370 5.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 365 5.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 336 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 296 4.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 212 3.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 201 3.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 171 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 170 2.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 113 1.8 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,078 39.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 164 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 562 10.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 306 5.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,196 41.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,784 39.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 515 11.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,271 49.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 64 3.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 243 13.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 79 4.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 31 1.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 126 7.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 67 3.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 1.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 151 8.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 239 13.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 48 2.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 673 38.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,753 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.1% were in primary school, 12.8% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,386 54.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,824 50.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 413 7.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 303 5.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,043 36.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 50.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,099 64.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 767 23.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 202 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 165 5.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,233 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,233 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.9% were employed full time, 23.7% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 227 7.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 255 8.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 292 9.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 606 19.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,493 48.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 7.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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

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

Median weekly incomes Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 657 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,510 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,197 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) was $657.

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

Unpaid work Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,428 64.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,145 21.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 452 8.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 636 12.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 64.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 21.6% provided care for children and 8.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,198 22.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,293 24.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 503 9.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 439 8.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 653 43.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 546 36.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 256 17.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 3.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.3% were couple families with children, 43.4% were couple families without children and 17.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs) 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,307 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,344 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,344 and those without children was $2,307.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 276 23.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 206 17.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 217 18.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 55 4.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 214 17.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 72 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 120 10.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 17.2% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,436 92.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 208 7.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 92.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,684 69.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 699 28.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 40 1.6 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 Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 69.0% were separate houses, 28.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 105 4.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 438 18.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,318 54.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 503 20.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 71 2.9 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 Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 18.0% had 2 bedrooms and 54.0% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 607 24.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 718 29.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,014 41.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 87 3.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.9% were owned outright, 29.5% were owned with a mortgage and 41.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,476 60.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 762 31.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 200 8.2 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.5% were family households, 31.3% were single person households and 8.2% were group households.

Household income Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.5% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 227 9.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 957 39.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 792 32.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 352 14.4 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 110 4.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.4% 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 Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 212 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 95 44.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 117 55.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 212 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 95 (or 44.8%) were male and 117 (or 55.2%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belmont (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 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 671 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $671.

Mortgage and rent Belmont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 238 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,572 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Belmont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $238 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,572.

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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