2011 Census QuickStats

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College Grove

Code SSC50162 (SSC)
People 1,484
Male 868
Female 616
Median age 34
Families 319
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 436
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,649
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,484 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 868 58.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 616 41.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 88 5.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,484 people in College Grove (State Suburbs) of these 58.5% were male and 41.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.9% of the population.

Age College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 66 4.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 3.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 5.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 120 8.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 126 8.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 138 9.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 132 8.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 145 9.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 126 8.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 121 8.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 108 7.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 83 5.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 60 4.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 45 3.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 26 1.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 1.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 17 1.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in College Grove (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.1% of the population.

Registered marital status College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 568 44.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 57 4.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 99 7.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 2.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 519 40.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in College Grove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.6% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 418 52.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 111 14.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 263 33.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In College Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in College Grove (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 15 2.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 50 7.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 26 3.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 1.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 39 5.9 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 16 2.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 2.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 34 5.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 51 7.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.5 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 400 60.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 665 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In College Grove (State Suburbs) 44.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.6% were in primary school, 10.7% in secondary school and 12.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 864 58.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 298 27.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 88 8.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 62 5.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 635 58.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In College Grove (State Suburbs), 58.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 385 57.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 216 32.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 6.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 3.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 668 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 668 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in College Grove (State Suburbs). Of these 57.6% were employed full time, 32.3% were employed part-time and 3.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 86 13.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 57 8.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 71 11.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 102 15.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 285 44.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in College Grove (State Suburbs), 13.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in College Grove (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 588 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,808 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,649 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in College Grove (State Suburbs) was $588.

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

Unpaid work College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 724 57.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 283 22.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 102 8.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 185 14.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In College Grove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.3% 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, 14.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 231 18.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 271 21.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 127 10.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 95 7.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in College Grove (State Suburbs), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 126 39.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 150 47.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 37 11.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 1.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in College Grove (State Suburbs), 47.2% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 11.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 73.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In College Grove (State Suburbs) 27.0% of single parents were male and 73.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,068 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In College Grove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,068.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 66 23.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 2.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 83 29.7 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 33 11.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 11.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 18 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 9.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In College Grove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% 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 College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 381 91.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 37 8.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In College Grove (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 376 98.9 638,768 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 4 1.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in College Grove (State Suburbs), 98.9% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 0 0.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 96 25.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 273 71.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In College Grove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 0.0% had 2 bedrooms and 25.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 86 22.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 194 50.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 94 24.7 231,824 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 7 1.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in College Grove (State Suburbs), 22.6% were owned outright, 50.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 314 82.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 57 15.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In College Grove (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.4% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In College Grove (State Suburbs), 14.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.1 -- 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 College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
None 4 1.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 109 28.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 153 40.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 106 27.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 8 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In College Grove (State Suburbs), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 27.9% 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 College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 85 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 75 88.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 10 11.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in College Grove (State Suburbs), there were 85 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 75 (or 88.2%) were male and 10 (or 11.8%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics College Grove % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,042 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In College Grove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,042.

Mortgage and rent College Grove % 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 1,040 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In College Grove (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 $1,040.

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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