2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Kalamunda

Code SSC50367 (SSC)
People 6,636
Male 3,218
Female 3,418
Median age 46
Families 2,001
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,947
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,322
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,636 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,218 48.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,418 51.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 43 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,636 people in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) of these 48.5% were male and 51.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 303 4.6 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 334 5.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 415 6.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 473 7.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 349 5.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 221 3.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 258 3.9 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 373 5.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 464 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 474 7.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 500 7.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 469 7.1 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 563 8.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 423 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 364 5.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 294 4.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 187 2.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 171 2.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,181 57.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 154 2.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 459 8.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 344 6.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,447 25.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.0% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,948 57.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 392 7.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,831 35.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 57 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) was 57 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 66 3.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 292 17.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 116 6.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 3.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 176 10.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 156 9.1 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 66 3.8 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 126 7.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 276 16.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 34 2.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 345 20.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,719 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs) 25.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.6% were in primary school, 23.2% in secondary school and 23.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,024 60.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,887 45.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 640 10.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 438 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,330 37.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 37.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,896 56.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,116 33.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 209 6.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 128 3.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,349 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,349 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kalamunda (State Suburbs). Of these 56.6% were employed full time, 33.3% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 440 13.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 351 10.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 324 10.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 440 13.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,456 45.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 13.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 621 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,718 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,322 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kalamunda (State Suburbs) was $621.

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

Unpaid work Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,348 77.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,558 27.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 666 11.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,180 21.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 11.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,170 20.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,575 28.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 899 16.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 703 12.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 28.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 16.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 943 47.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 801 40.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 237 11.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 21 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 40.0% were couple families with children, 47.1% were couple families without children and 11.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs) 16.5% of single parents were male and 83.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,427 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,746 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,746 and those without children was $2,427.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 287 16.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 65 3.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 381 21.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 239 13.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 100 5.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 417 24.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 92 5.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 160 9.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.7% had both employed part-time and 21.9% 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 Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,615 91.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 257 8.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,187 83.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 302 11.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 119 4.6 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 83.7% were separate houses, 11.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 58 2.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 301 11.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,029 39.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,182 45.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 44 1.7 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 11.5% had 2 bedrooms and 39.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,233 47.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 887 33.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 415 15.9 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 12 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 67 2.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 47.2% were owned outright, 33.9% were owned with a mortgage and 15.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,972 75.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 606 23.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 1.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.4% were family households, 23.2% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 22.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.9% 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 Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.8 -- 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 Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
None 135 5.2 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 780 29.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 980 37.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 659 25.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 2.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), 29.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.2% 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 Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 51.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 21 48.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kalamunda (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 51.2%) were male and 21 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 633 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $633.

Mortgage and rent Kalamunda % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 280 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kalamunda (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $280 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,900.

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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