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Dianella

Code SSC50218 (SSC)
People 22,521
Male 10,850
Female 11,671
Median age 40
Families 6,077
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 9,872
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,291
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 22,521 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 10,850 48.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 11,671 51.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 141 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 22,521 people in Dianella (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,178 5.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,232 5.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,356 6.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,390 6.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,511 6.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,472 6.5 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,303 5.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,553 6.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,625 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,625 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,495 6.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,353 6.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,226 5.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,078 4.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 1,045 4.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 825 3.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 651 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 602 2.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Dianella (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 9,634 51.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 452 2.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,533 8.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,262 6.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,879 31.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Dianella (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.4% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Dianella (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 8,879 51.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,071 6.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 7,448 42.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Dianella (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 6.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Dianella (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 272 4.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 698 11.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 553 8.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 371 5.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 368 5.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 555 8.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 337 5.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 444 7.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,228 19.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 126 2.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,388 21.9 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 6,340 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Dianella (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.6% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 26.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 12,667 56.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,136 56.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,714 8.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,121 5.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 6,356 29.8 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Dianella (State Suburbs), 29.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 6,834 59.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 3,608 31.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 682 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 460 4.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 11,584 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 11,584 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Dianella (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 31.1% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,430 12.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,097 9.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,076 9.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,939 17.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,894 44.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Dianella (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Dianella (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 618 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,700 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,291 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Dianella (State Suburbs) was $618.

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

Unpaid work Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 13,027 69.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 4,886 26.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,050 10.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,877 15.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Dianella (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 4,320 23.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 4,714 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 2,125 11.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,867 10.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Dianella (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 2,310 38.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,813 46.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 835 13.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 118 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Dianella (State Suburbs), 46.3% were couple families with children, 38.0% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Dianella (State Suburbs) 15.5% of single parents were male and 84.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,271 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,636 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dianella (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,636 and those without children was $2,271.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 984 19.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 196 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,169 22.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 758 14.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 298 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 1,070 20.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 282 5.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 359 7.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Dianella (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% 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 Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 8,787 91.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 800 8.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Dianella (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 6,324 72.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,801 20.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 662 7.5 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 Dianella (State Suburbs), 72.0% were separate houses, 20.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 7.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 29 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 225 2.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,289 14.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,836 43.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,250 37.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 158 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Dianella (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 14.7% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,529 40.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 2,806 31.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,115 24.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 103 1.2 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 236 2.7 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Dianella (State Suburbs), 40.2% were owned outright, 31.9% were owned with a mortgage and 24.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 5,946 67.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,515 28.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 327 3.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Dianella (State Suburbs), of all households, 67.7% were family households, 28.6% were single person households and 3.7% were group households.

Household income Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Dianella (State Suburbs), 23.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.9% 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 Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.0 -- 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 Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
None 674 7.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 3,098 35.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 3,176 36.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,602 18.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 237 2.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Dianella (State Suburbs), 35.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.2% 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 Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 141 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 64 45.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 77 54.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Dianella (State Suburbs), there were 141 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 64 (or 45.4%) were male and 77 (or 54.6%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,100 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Dianella (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,100.

Mortgage and rent Dianella % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 323 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Dianella (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $323 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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