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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Cannington

Code SSC50128 (SSC)
People 5,275
Male 2,722
Female 2,553
Median age 30
Families 1,238
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,294
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,165
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $340
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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,275 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,722 51.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,553 48.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 51 1.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,275 people in Cannington (State Suburbs) of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 359 6.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 216 4.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 178 3.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 275 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 718 13.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 857 16.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 605 11.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 342 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 280 5.3 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 245 4.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 277 5.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 210 4.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 200 3.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 148 2.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 119 2.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 77 1.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 107 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 61 1.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cannington (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,868 41.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 119 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 356 7.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 196 4.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,986 43.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cannington (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.3% were married and 10.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 38 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cannington (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,557 39.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 314 8.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,046 52.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cannington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cannington (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 59 3.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 136 7.2 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 2.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 62 3.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 110 5.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 37 2.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 1.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 219 11.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 479 25.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 85 4.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 628 33.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,879 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cannington (State Suburbs) 35.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.9% were in primary school, 8.8% in secondary school and 37.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,845 35.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,331 72.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 224 4.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 188 4.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 882 19.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Cannington (State Suburbs), 19.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 72.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,600 59.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 758 28.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 136 5.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 192 7.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,686 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,686 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cannington (State Suburbs). Of these 59.6% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 222 8.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 307 12.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 228 9.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 580 23.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,021 40.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cannington (State Suburbs), 8.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 29 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cannington (State Suburbs) was 32 years and for people who were employed part-time was 29 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 551 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,313 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,165 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cannington (State Suburbs) was $551.

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

Unpaid work Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,602 57.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 821 18.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 360 8.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 497 11.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cannington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.2% provided care for children and 8.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 976 21.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 970 21.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 355 7.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 298 6.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), 21.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 512 41.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 445 35.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 205 16.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 76 6.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cannington (State Suburbs), 35.9% were couple families with children, 41.4% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Cannington (State Suburbs) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,886 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,038 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cannington (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,038 and those without children was $1,886.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 202 21.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 47 4.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 137 14.3 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 204 21.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 64 6.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 190 19.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 44 4.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 70 7.3 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Cannington (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,933 93.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 141 6.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Cannington (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 833 43.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 790 40.9 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 302 15.6 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 Cannington (State Suburbs), 43.1% were separate houses, 40.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 7 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 63 3.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 260 13.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,223 63.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 323 16.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Cannington (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 63.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 422 21.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 480 24.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 950 49.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 14 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 3.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cannington (State Suburbs), 21.8% were owned outright, 24.8% were owned with a mortgage and 49.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,198 62.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 542 28.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 192 9.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Cannington (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.0% were family households, 28.1% were single person households and 9.9% were group households.

Household income Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cannington (State Suburbs), 24.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.0 -- 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
None 199 10.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 805 41.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 600 31.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 256 13.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 74 3.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Cannington (State Suburbs), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.2% 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 55 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 43.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 31 56.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cannington (State Suburbs), there were 55 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 43.6%) were male and 31 (or 56.4%) 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 840 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cannington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $840.

Mortgage and rent Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 162 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cannington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $162 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,200.

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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