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Joondalup

Code SSC50363 (SSC)
People 9,197
Male 4,576
Female 4,621
Median age 33
Families 2,361
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,831
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,533
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $360
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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 9,197 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,576 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,621 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 55 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,197 people in Joondalup (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 484 5.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 443 4.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 478 5.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 745 8.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,232 13.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 820 8.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 641 7.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 605 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 614 6.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 725 7.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 643 7.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 501 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 391 4.3 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 231 2.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 195 2.1 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 174 1.9 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 129 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 147 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Joondalup (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,392 43.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 269 3.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 627 8.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 319 4.1 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,179 40.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Joondalup (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.6% were married and 11.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Joondalup (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,963 44.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 711 10.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,018 45.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Joondalup (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 112 3.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 474 15.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 59 1.9 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 75 2.4 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 236 7.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 76 2.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 146 4.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 247 8.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 889 28.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 62 2.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 698 22.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,074 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Joondalup (State Suburbs) 33.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 19.8% were in primary school, 14.9% in secondary school and 37.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,301 46.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,083 60.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 619 7.3 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 481 5.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,280 26.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), 26.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 60.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,150 58.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,619 30.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 273 5.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 313 5.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,355 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 5,355 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Joondalup (State Suburbs). Of these 58.8% were employed full time, 30.2% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 581 11.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 563 11.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 476 9.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 935 18.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,211 43.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Joondalup (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 667 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,754 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,533 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Joondalup (State Suburbs) was $667.

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

Unpaid work Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,312 68.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,844 23.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 538 6.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,085 13.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 23.7% provided care for children and 6.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,990 25.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,020 25.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 765 9.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 540 6.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 25.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 935 39.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 987 41.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 385 16.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 54 2.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 16.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Joondalup (State Suburbs) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,108 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,447 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,447 and those without children was $2,108.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 447 23.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 82 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 441 22.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 338 17.6 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 85 4.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 226 11.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 122 6.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 181 9.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.9% 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,254 90.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 358 9.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), 90.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,006 61.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 471 14.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 765 23.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 8 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 61.7% were separate houses, 14.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 179 5.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 491 15.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,080 33.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,444 44.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 48 1.5 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 Joondalup (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 33.2% 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 648 19.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,125 34.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,410 43.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 61 1.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Joondalup (State Suburbs), 19.9% were owned outright, 34.6% were owned with a mortgage and 43.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,315 71.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 719 22.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 218 6.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.2% were family households, 22.1% were single person households and 6.7% were group households.

Household income Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 16.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), 16.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.1% 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.9 -- 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.6 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.4 -- 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
None 226 6.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,235 38.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,133 34.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 576 17.7 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 82 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.7% 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 Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 56 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 24 42.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 32 57.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Joondalup (State Suburbs), there were 56 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 24 (or 42.9%) were male and 32 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Joondalup % 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 759 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Joondalup (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 $759.

Mortgage and rent Joondalup % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 330 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Joondalup (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $330 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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