2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Hocking

Code SSC50340 (SSC)
People 5,509
Male 2,717
Female 2,792
Median age 31
Families 1,562
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,974
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,875
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,509 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,717 49.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,792 50.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.4 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,509 people in Hocking (State Suburbs) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 529 9.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 481 8.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 404 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 350 6.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 314 5.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 535 9.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 567 10.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 512 9.3 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 428 7.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 349 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 290 5.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 272 4.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 206 3.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 116 2.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 71 1.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 45 0.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 0.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 0.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Hocking (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,353 57.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 116 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 285 7.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 1.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,268 31.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Hocking (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.4% were married and 9.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Hocking (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,181 57.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 444 11.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,159 30.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Hocking (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Hocking (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 109 6.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 449 26.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 105 6.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 61 3.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 197 11.8 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 76 4.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 46 2.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 87 5.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 182 10.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 30 1.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 329 19.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,671 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Hocking (State Suburbs) 30.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.7% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,319 60.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,522 48.6 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 469 9.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 353 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,840 35.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Hocking (State Suburbs), 35.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,966 63.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 829 26.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 178 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 107 3.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,080 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,080 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Hocking (State Suburbs). Of these 63.8% were employed full time, 26.9% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 294 9.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 266 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 268 9.0 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 502 16.9 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,464 49.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Hocking (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 49.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Hocking (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 813 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,006 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,875 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Hocking (State Suburbs) was $813.

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

Unpaid work Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,050 74.5 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,603 39.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 325 7.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 454 11.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Hocking (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 39.1% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 998 24.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,147 28.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 497 12.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 410 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 Hocking (State Suburbs), 28.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 524 33.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 848 54.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 173 11.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.1 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Hocking (State Suburbs), 54.3% were couple families with children, 33.5% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Hocking (State Suburbs) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,316 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,348 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hocking (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,348 and those without children was $2,316.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 338 24.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 2.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 373 27.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 241 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 54 3.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 112 8.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 88 6.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 125 9.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Hocking (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 27.2% 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,794 93.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 123 6.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Hocking (State Suburbs), 93.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,700 94.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 69 3.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 1.5 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 Hocking (State Suburbs), 94.7% were separate houses, 3.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 1.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 365 20.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,402 78.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 0.5 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 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Hocking (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 1.1% had 2 bedrooms and 20.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.8. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 303 16.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,180 65.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 285 15.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 22 1.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Hocking (State Suburbs), 16.9% were owned outright, 65.6% were owned with a mortgage and 15.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,513 84.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 250 13.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 36 2.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Hocking (State Suburbs), of all households, 84.1% were family households, 13.9% were single person households and 2.0% were group households.

Household income Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Hocking (State Suburbs), 9.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.5% 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.4 -- 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
None 31 1.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 435 24.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 904 50.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 396 22.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 29 1.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Hocking (State Suburbs), 24.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.1% 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 Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 22 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 54.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 10 45.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Hocking (State Suburbs), there were 22 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 54.5%) were male and 10 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Hocking (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Hocking % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 257 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Hocking (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $257 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

Back to Top