2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Bibra Lake

Code SSC50064 (SSC)
People 5,954
Male 2,877
Female 3,077
Median age 39
Families 1,672
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,362
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,525
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,954 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,877 48.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,077 51.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 85 1.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,954 people in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 316 5.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 377 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 434 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 413 6.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 459 7.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 324 5.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 326 5.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 400 6.7 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 456 7.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 463 7.8 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 486 8.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 399 6.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 306 5.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 222 3.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 154 2.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 169 2.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 133 2.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 117 2.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,554 52.9 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 98 2.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 383 7.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 294 6.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,495 31.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,374 52.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 371 8.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,782 39.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 91 5.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 356 20.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 147 8.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 37 2.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 152 8.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 135 7.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 96 5.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 121 6.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 326 18.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 34 1.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 269 15.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,764 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) 29.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.6% were in primary school, 21.7% in secondary school and 25.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,042 67.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,274 39.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 525 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 375 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,555 44.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 44.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 39.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,000 60.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 978 29.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 239 7.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 116 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,333 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,333 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs). Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 29.3% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 356 11.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 299 9.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 323 10.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 559 17.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,439 44.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 11.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 694 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,968 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,525 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) was $694.

Travel to work, top responses Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,551 73.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,403 29.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 485 10.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 807 16.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% 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, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,133 23.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,320 27.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 584 12.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 511 10.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 613 36.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 807 48.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 220 13.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 32 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 48.3% were couple families with children, 36.7% were couple families without children and 13.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs) 14.2% of single parents were male and 85.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,318 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,693 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,693 and those without children was $2,318.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 306 21.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 37 2.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 388 27.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 222 15.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 56 3.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 201 14.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 106 7.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 105 7.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 27.3% 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 Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,197 94.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 120 5.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,065 93.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 96 4.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 34 1.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 93.9% were separate houses, 4.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 70 3.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 204 9.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 563 25.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,323 60.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 34 1.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.2% had 1 bedroom, 9.3% had 2 bedrooms and 25.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 818 37.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,004 45.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 314 14.3 231,824 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 51 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 37.2% were owned outright, 45.7% were owned with a mortgage and 14.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,640 74.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 502 22.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 57 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.6% were family households, 22.8% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.6% 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 Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.0 -- 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 Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.3 -- 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 Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
None 122 5.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 623 28.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 893 40.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 509 23.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 54 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), 28.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.1% 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 Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 85 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 43 50.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 42 49.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), there were 85 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 43 (or 50.6%) were male and 42 (or 49.4%) 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 Bibra Lake % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,650 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,650.

Mortgage and rent Bibra Lake % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 279 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 800 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bibra Lake (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $279 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $800.

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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