2011 Census QuickStats

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Claremont (WA)

Code SSC50158 (SSC)
People 7,594
Male 3,613
Female 3,981
Median age 42
Families 1,832
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,797
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,674
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,594 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,613 47.6 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,981 52.4 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 33 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,594 people in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 47.6% were male and 52.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 331 4.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 382 5.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 424 5.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 534 7.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 638 8.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 517 6.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 380 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 369 4.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 447 5.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 453 6.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 513 6.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 459 6.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 471 6.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 442 5.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 373 4.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 238 3.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 279 3.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 342 4.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 22.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,863 44.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 144 2.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 596 9.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 509 7.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,343 36.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 84 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,484 45.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 418 7.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,562 46.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 81 3.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 221 8.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 91 3.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 186 7.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 66 2.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 65 2.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 296 11.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 105 4.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 677 26.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 36 1.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 691 27.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,515 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.8% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 31.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,664 61.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,631 38.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 666 9.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 493 7.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,111 45.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 45.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,966 54.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,307 36.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 188 5.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 132 3.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,593 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,593 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 36.4% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 542 15.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 416 12.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 343 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 384 11.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,587 45.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 825 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,574 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,674 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) was $825.

Travel to work, top responses Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,648 72.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,501 23.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 676 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,593 24.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.2% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,648 25.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,679 26.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 760 11.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 563 8.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 782 42.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 725 39.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 259 14.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 65 3.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.6% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 14.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,712 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,431 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,431 and those without children was $2,712.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 254 16.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 85 5.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 330 21.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 265 17.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 98 6.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 279 18.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 69 4.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 130 8.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.6% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,049 85.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 522 14.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 85.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,796 58.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 384 12.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 867 28.4 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 Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 58.9% were separate houses, 12.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 28.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 242 7.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 874 28.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,150 37.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 725 23.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.9% had 1 bedroom, 28.6% had 2 bedrooms and 37.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,200 39.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 711 23.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 975 32.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 89 2.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 75 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.3% were owned outright, 23.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,828 59.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,067 35.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 155 5.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.9% were family households, 35.0% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 20.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.2% 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 Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.2 -- 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 Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 263 8.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,268 41.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,057 34.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 373 12.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 90 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), 41.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.2% 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 Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 31 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 87.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 4 12.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 31 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 87.1%) were male and 4 (or 12.9%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Claremont (WA) % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Claremont (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Claremont (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 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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