2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Bridgetown

Code SSC50088 (SSC)
People 2,733
Male 1,309
Female 1,424
Median age 46
Families 771
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,383
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $843
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,500
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,733 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,309 47.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,424 52.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 40 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,733 people in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 167 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 189 6.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 209 7.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 142 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 73 2.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 82 3.0 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 136 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 162 5.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 172 6.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 192 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 207 7.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 234 8.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 8.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 206 7.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 141 5.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 79 2.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 51 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 1.9 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,182 54.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 68 3.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 256 11.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 141 6.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 522 24.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.5% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,035 54.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 209 11.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 660 34.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 49 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 37 5.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 222 32.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 52 7.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 124 18.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 3.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 59 8.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 5.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 114 16.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 680 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs) 24.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.9% were in primary school, 22.2% in secondary school and 13.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,980 72.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 837 32.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 243 9.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 184 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,346 51.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 51.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 32.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 626 49.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 496 39.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 81 6.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 60 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,263 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,263 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Bridgetown (State Suburbs). Of these 49.6% were employed full time, 39.3% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 205 17.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 147 12.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 150 12.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 133 11.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 493 40.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 17.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 468 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,064 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 843 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Bridgetown (State Suburbs) was $468.

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

Unpaid work Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,689 77.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 621 28.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 252 11.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 686 31.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 31.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 390 18.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 587 27.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 335 15.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 376 17.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 27.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 17.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 389 50.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 271 35.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 107 13.9 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 0.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 35.1% were couple families with children, 50.5% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs) 16.8% of single parents were male and 83.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,604 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,867 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,867 and those without children was $1,604.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 78 11.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 49 7.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 125 18.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 80 12.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 61 9.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 163 24.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 31 4.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 75 11.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.8% had both partners employed full-time, 7.4% had both employed part-time and 18.9% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,099 81.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 252 18.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 81.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,036 94.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 46 4.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5 0.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 9 0.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 94.3% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 47 4.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 182 16.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 505 46.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 342 31.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 16.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 410 37.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 391 35.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 251 22.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 21 1.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 24 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 37.4% were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 22.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 763 69.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 315 28.7 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 19 1.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), of all households, 69.6% were family households, 28.7% were single person households and 1.7% were group households.

Household income Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 35.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,500 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.9 -- 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
None 57 5.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 391 35.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 398 36.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 226 20.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.6% 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 Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 46.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 23 53.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Bridgetown (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 46.5%) were male and 23 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 666 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $666.

Mortgage and rent Bridgetown % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Bridgetown (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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