2011 Census QuickStats

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Carmel

Code SSC50138 (SSC)
People 714
Male 372
Female 342
Median age 43
Families 184
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 225
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,714
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 714 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 372 52.1 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 342 47.9 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 21 2.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 714 people in Carmel (State Suburbs) of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.9% of the population.

Age Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 30 4.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 50 7.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 8.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 72 10.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 31 4.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 18 2.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 32 4.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 26 3.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 41 5.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 52 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 48 6.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 55 7.7 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 45 6.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 40 5.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 40 5.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 22 3.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 5.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Carmel (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 297 51.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 56 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 56 9.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 153 26.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Carmel (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 61 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 88 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Carmel (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 270 57.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 28 5.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 176 37.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Carmel (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Carmel (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 12 4.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 26 9.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 19 7.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 3.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 11.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 33 12.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 14 5.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 31 11.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 91 33.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 270 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Carmel (State Suburbs) 37.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.4% were in primary school, 25.2% in secondary school and 15.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 484 67.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 220 35.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 55 8.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 58 9.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 294 46.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Carmel (State Suburbs), 46.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 204 57.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 119 33.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 21 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 3.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 355 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 355 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Carmel (State Suburbs). Of these 57.5% were employed full time, 33.5% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 11.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 41 11.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 36 10.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 45 13.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 161 46.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Carmel (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Carmel (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 640 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,870 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,714 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Carmel (State Suburbs) was $640.

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

Unpaid work Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 414 71.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 166 28.8 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 71 12.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 128 22.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Carmel (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.8% provided care for children and 12.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 131 22.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 137 23.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 79 13.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 73 12.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Carmel (State Suburbs), 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 59 32.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 93 50.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 32 17.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Carmel (State Suburbs), 50.5% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Carmel (State Suburbs) 20.7% of single parents were male and 79.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,833 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,711 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carmel (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,711 and those without children was $1,833.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 23 14.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 5.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 46 29.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 22 14.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 5.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 24 15.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 11 7.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Carmel (State Suburbs), of couple families, 14.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 29.7% 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 Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 207 94.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 12 5.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Carmel (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 206 100.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 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 Carmel (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14 6.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 74 35.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 113 54.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.4 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Carmel (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 6.8% had 2 bedrooms and 35.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 105 51.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 73 35.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 21 10.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Carmel (State Suburbs), 51.2% were owned outright, 35.6% were owned with a mortgage and 10.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 178 86.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 25 12.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Carmel (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.4% were family households, 12.1% were single person households and 1.5% were group households.

Household income Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Carmel (State Suburbs), 13.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 19.0% 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 Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
None 6 2.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 27 13.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 78 37.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 92 44.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 1.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Carmel (State Suburbs), 13.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 44.7% 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 Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 21 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 5 23.8 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 16 76.2 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Carmel (State Suburbs), there were 21 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 5 (or 23.8%) were male and 16 (or 76.2%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Carmel (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Carmel % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Carmel (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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