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Gascoyne Junction

Code SSC50274 (SSC)
People 125
Male 70
Female 55
Median age 44
Families 27
Average children per family 3.8
All private dwellings 76
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $924
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $25
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 125 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 70 56.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 55 44.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 36 28.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 125 people in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) of these 56.0% were male and 44.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 28.3% of the population.

Age Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 6 4.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 12 9.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 11 8.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 0 0.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 5 4.0 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 6.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 7.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3 2.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 9 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 8 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 12 9.6 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 13 10.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 8 6.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 7.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 8 6.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 4 3.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 42.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 9 8.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 12 11.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4 3.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 34 33.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.2% were married and 19.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 71 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 62 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 39 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 39 years.

Social marital status Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 30 42.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 10 14.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 30 42.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 51 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 50 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 51 years.

Education Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 4 10.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 26.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 24 63.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 38 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) 30.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 24.3% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 99 77.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 14 12.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 8 7.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 2.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 85 77.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 77.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 12.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 46 71.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 10 15.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 5 7.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 3 4.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 64 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 64 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs). Of these 71.9% were employed full time, 15.6% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 0 0.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3 5.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5 8.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5 8.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 39 68.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 0.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 68.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 49 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 49 years.

Occupation Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 425 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 860 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 924 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) was $425.

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

Unpaid work Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 60 58.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 18 17.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 0 0.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 18 17.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.6% provided care for children and 0.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 19 18.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 18 17.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 11 10.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 11 10.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 17.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 12 42.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 9 32.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 7 25.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 32.1% were couple families with children, 42.9% were couple families without children and 25.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,750 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 0 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $0 and those without children was $1,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 30.4 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 21.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 8 34.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 3 13.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.4% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 40 74.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 14 25.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 74.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 25.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 37 92.5 638,768 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 3 7.5 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 92.5% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 5 12.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18 46.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 11 28.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 12.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 12.8% had 2 bedrooms and 46.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18 45.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4 10.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 15 37.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 7.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 45.0% were owned outright, 10.0% were owned with a mortgage and 37.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 23 59.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 16 41.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.0% were family households, 41.0% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 38.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 38.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 25 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 16 42.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12 31.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 10 26.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), 42.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.3% 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 39 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 16 41.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 23 59.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), there were 39 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 16 (or 41.0%) were male and 23 (or 59.0%) 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 Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 579 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $579.

Mortgage and rent Gascoyne Junction % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 25 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Gascoyne Junction (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $25 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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