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East Cannington

Code SSC50237 (SSC)
People 4,300
Male 2,248
Female 2,052
Median age 31
Families 1,163
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,678
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,458
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,300 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,248 52.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,052 47.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 90 2.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,300 people in East Cannington (State Suburbs) of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 311 7.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 238 5.5 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 240 5.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 285 6.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 468 10.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 476 11.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 412 9.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 340 7.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 282 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 276 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 256 6.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 219 5.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 183 4.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 95 2.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 88 2.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 63 1.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 37 0.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 32 0.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in East Cannington (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.3% of the population.

Registered marital status East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,667 47.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 88 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 240 6.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 103 2.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,413 40.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in East Cannington (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.5% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in East Cannington (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,502 45.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 321 9.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,463 44.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in East Cannington (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 45 3.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 182 13.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 5.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 49 3.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 122 9.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 5.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 179 13.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 238 18.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 37 2.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 279 21.3 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,310 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In East Cannington (State Suburbs) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.0% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 31.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,200 51.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,430 60.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 270 6.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 213 5.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,138 28.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), 28.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,527 63.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 626 26.1 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 127 5.3 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 119 5.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,399 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,399 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in East Cannington (State Suburbs). Of these 63.7% were employed full time, 26.1% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 208 9.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 222 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 196 8.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 466 20.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,055 46.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 9.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in East Cannington (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 645 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,619 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,458 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in East Cannington (State Suburbs) was $645.

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

Unpaid work East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,334 66.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 962 27.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 296 8.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 399 11.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.4% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 821 23.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 899 25.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 332 9.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 282 8.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 410 35.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 534 46.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 168 14.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 50 4.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 46.0% were couple families with children, 35.3% were couple families without children and 14.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In East Cannington (State Suburbs) 16.9% of single parents were male and 83.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,165 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,190 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,190 and those without children was $2,165.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 230 24.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 3.4 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 194 20.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 19.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 4.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 126 13.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 57 6.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 79 8.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.4% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 20.6% 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,513 92.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 119 7.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,249 82.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 110 7.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 153 10.1 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 82.4% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.1% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 24 1.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 135 8.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 676 44.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 649 42.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 27 1.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.6% had 1 bedroom, 8.9% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 370 24.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 614 40.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 485 32.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 2.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in East Cannington (State Suburbs), 24.4% were owned outright, 40.5% were owned with a mortgage and 32.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,122 74.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 302 19.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 92 6.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.0% were family households, 19.9% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), 19.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.9% 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 East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.3 -- 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
None 91 6.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 478 31.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 537 35.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 361 23.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 46 3.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), 31.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.9% 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 East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 88 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 53 60.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 35 39.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in East Cannington (State Suburbs), there were 88 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 53 (or 60.2%) were male and 35 (or 39.8%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 914 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $914.

Mortgage and rent East Cannington % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 265 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In East Cannington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $265 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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