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Cockburn Central

Code SSC50161 (SSC)
People 695
Male 364
Female 331
Median age 31
Families 185
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 315
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,618
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 695 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 364 52.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 331 47.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 14 2.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 695 people in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 42 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 40 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 5.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 32 4.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 77 11.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 87 12.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 63 9.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 56 8.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 57 8.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 53 7.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 43 6.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 32 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 26 3.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 17 2.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 21 3.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 242 42.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 20 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 45 7.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 2.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 252 44.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.2% were married and 11.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 212 41.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 70 13.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 230 44.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 41.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 11 6.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 38 20.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 5 2.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 12 6.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 15 8.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 3.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 8.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 12.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 3.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 48 26.4 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 182 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) 26.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.6% were in primary school, 18.0% in secondary school and 22.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 398 57.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 311 47.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 56 8.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 39 5.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 251 38.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 38.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 285 67.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 94 22.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 30 7.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 14 3.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 423 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 423 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs). Of these 67.4% were employed full time, 22.2% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 31 7.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 5.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 9.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 85 21.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 200 49.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 7.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 824 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,588 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,618 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) was $824.

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

Unpaid work Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 393 68.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 152 26.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 42 7.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58 10.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.6% provided care for children and 7.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 157 27.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 133 23.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 65 11.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 39 6.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 23.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 81 44.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 65 35.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 30 16.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 4.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 35.3% were couple families with children, 44.0% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 30.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 69.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs) 30.8% of single parents were male and 69.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,020 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,083 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,083 and those without children was $2,020.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 39 26.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 34 22.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 27 18.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 6 4.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 12 8.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 11 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 17 11.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), of couple families, 26.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.0% had both employed part-time and 22.8% 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 269 92.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 7.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 92.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 60 22.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 103 38.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 107 39.6 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 Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 22.2% were separate houses, 38.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 34 12.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 76 28.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 39 14.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 115 42.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 2.6 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 Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 12.5% had 1 bedroom, 28.0% had 2 bedrooms and 14.4% 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 46 17.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 101 37.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 117 43.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 5 1.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 17.1% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 43.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 175 65.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 68 25.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 9.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 25.3% were single person households and 9.7% were group households.

Household income Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 13.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.2% 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
None 10 3.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 98 36.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 112 41.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 43 15.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), 36.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% 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 Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 28.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 10 71.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 28.6%) were male and 10 (or 71.4%) 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 Cockburn Central % 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 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Cockburn Central % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 380 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Cockburn Central (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $380 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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