2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

East Bunbury

Code SSC50236 (SSC)
People 4,011
Male 1,960
Female 2,051
Median age 42
Families 1,111
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,968
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $969
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,636
Median weekly rent $250
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,011 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,960 48.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,051 51.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 82 2.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,011 people in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 211 5.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 196 4.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 191 4.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 240 6.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 289 7.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 284 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 240 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 204 5.1 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 241 6.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 263 6.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 307 7.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 257 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 268 6.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 220 5.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 197 4.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 3.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 152 3.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 97 2.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.4% of the population.

Registered marital status East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,599 46.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 3.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 336 9.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 265 7.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,102 32.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.8% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,392 45.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 324 10.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,325 43.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 36 3.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 196 20.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 38 4.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 24 2.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 109 11.6 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 33 3.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 99 10.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 66 7.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 23 2.4 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 302 32.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 943 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs) 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.4% were in primary school, 16.9% in secondary school and 17.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,918 72.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,126 30.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 324 8.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 202 5.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,075 55.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 55.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,159 58.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 602 30.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 136 6.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 97 4.9 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,994 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,994 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Bunbury (State Suburbs). Of these 58.1% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 195 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 9.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 231 12.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 324 17.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 840 44.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 534 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,311 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 969 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Bunbury (State Suburbs) was $534.

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

Unpaid work East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,306 67.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 815 23.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 357 10.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 547 16.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.9% 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, 16.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 664 19.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 845 24.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 426 12.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 369 10.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 24.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 518 46.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 371 33.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 205 18.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.6 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 33.4% were couple families with children, 46.6% were couple families without children and 18.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs) 18.1% of single parents were male and 81.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,208 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,320 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,320 and those without children was $2,208.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 151 17.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 33 3.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 181 20.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 13.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 49 5.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 214 24.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 56 6.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 9.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,665 87.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 232 12.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 87.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,254 75.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 401 24.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 0.7 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 East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 75.3% were separate houses, 24.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 0.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 286 17.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 881 52.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 444 26.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 37 2.2 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 17.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 579 34.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 428 25.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 554 33.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 45 2.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 3.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 34.8% were owned outright, 25.7% were owned with a mortgage and 33.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,093 65.6 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 510 30.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 63 3.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.6% were family households, 30.6% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 31.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 250 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.9 -- 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 East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,636 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
None 119 7.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 652 39.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 556 33.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 283 17.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 55 3.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), 39.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.0% 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 East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 81 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 36 44.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 45 55.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Bunbury (State Suburbs), there were 81 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 36 (or 44.4%) were male and 45 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 666 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $666.

Mortgage and rent East Bunbury % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 225 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,082 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In East Bunbury (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $225 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,082.

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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