2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Calista

Code SSC50122 (SSC)
People 1,937
Male 916
Female 1,021
Median age 46
Families 471
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 936
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $724
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,937 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 916 47.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,021 52.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 53 2.7 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,937 people in Calista (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population.

Age Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 120 6.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 93 4.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 88 4.5 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 94 4.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 98 5.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 111 5.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 97 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 120 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 125 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 130 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 87 4.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 96 5.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 81 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 115 5.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 145 7.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 130 6.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 96 5.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 110 5.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Calista (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 649 39.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 62 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 183 11.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 222 13.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 516 31.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Calista (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.8% were married and 14.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 62 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Calista (State Suburbs) was 62 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 545 40.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 158 11.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 645 47.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Calista (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 52 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Calista (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 21 4.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 68 13.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 10 1.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 3.1 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 55 10.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 1.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 1.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 6.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 35 6.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 263 50.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 518 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Calista (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.0% were in primary school, 13.3% in secondary school and 12.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,049 54.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 801 47.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 144 8.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 107 6.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 647 38.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Calista (State Suburbs), 38.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 393 61.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 156 24.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 6.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 47 7.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 637 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 637 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Calista (State Suburbs). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 24.5% were employed part-time and 7.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 51 8.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 7.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 62 10.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 124 20.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 272 45.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Calista (State Suburbs), 8.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Calista (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 383 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 988 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 724 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Calista (State Suburbs) was $383.

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

Unpaid work Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 911 55.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 330 20.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 150 9.2 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 171 10.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Calista (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.2% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 242 14.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 339 20.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 163 10.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 166 10.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Calista (State Suburbs), 20.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 224 47.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 142 30.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 92 19.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 3.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Calista (State Suburbs), 30.1% were couple families with children, 47.5% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Calista (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,034 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,660 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Calista (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,660 and those without children was $2,034.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 47 12.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 3.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 37 10.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 69 19.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 18 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 129 35.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 18 5.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 9.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Calista (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 10.2% 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 Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 802 92.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 64 7.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Calista (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 699 86.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 55 6.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 46 5.7 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 Calista (State Suburbs), 86.9% were separate houses, 6.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 57 7.1 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 166 20.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 459 57.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 94 11.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 3.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Calista (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.1% had 1 bedroom, 20.7% had 2 bedrooms and 57.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 244 30.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 226 28.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 275 34.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 3.6 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 3.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Calista (State Suburbs), 30.4% were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 34.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 456 56.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 322 40.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 3.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Calista (State Suburbs), of all households, 56.8% were family households, 40.1% were single person households and 3.1% were group households.

Household income Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Calista (State Suburbs), 43.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.2 -- 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 Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
None 111 13.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 357 44.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 212 26.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 79 9.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 45 5.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Calista (State Suburbs), 44.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 26.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% 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 Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 52 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 48.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 27 51.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Calista (State Suburbs), there were 52 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 48.1%) were male and 27 (or 51.9%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 831 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Calista (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $831.

Mortgage and rent Calista % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 245 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Calista (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $245 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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