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Kelmscott

Code SSC50392 (SSC)
People 10,019
Male 5,002
Female 5,017
Median age 38
Families 2,729
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,286
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,156
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,647
Median weekly rent $280
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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 10,019 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,002 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,017 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 250 2.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,019 people in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.5% of the population.

Age Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 650 6.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 581 5.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 589 5.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 718 7.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 674 6.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 710 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 627 6.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 626 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 607 6.1 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 690 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 685 6.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 646 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 716 7.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 472 4.7 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 364 3.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 311 3.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 196 2.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 158 1.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,775 46.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 309 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 845 10.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 439 5.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,840 34.6 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.0% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,379 46.4 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 757 10.4 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,145 43.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 148 5.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 553 20.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 55 2.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 104 3.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 341 12.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 90 3.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 68 2.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 247 8.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 225 8.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 50 1.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 885 32.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,766 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 18.1% in secondary school and 17.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,271 62.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,751 41.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 933 10.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 732 8.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,689 40.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 40.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,899 59.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,356 27.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 372 7.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 284 5.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,911 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,911 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kelmscott (State Suburbs). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 5.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 478 10.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 394 8.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 481 10.4 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 869 18.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,029 43.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 566 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,401 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,156 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kelmscott (State Suburbs) was $566.

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

Unpaid work Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,570 67.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,231 27.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 830 10.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,216 14.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 67.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,575 19.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,036 24.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 989 12.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 977 11.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,064 39.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,061 38.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 551 20.2 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 53 1.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 38.9% were couple families with children, 39.0% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs) 18.4% of single parents were male and 81.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,990 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,268 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,268 and those without children was $1,990.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 384 18.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 77 3.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 408 19.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 383 18.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 142 6.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 406 19.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 168 7.9 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 160 7.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.6% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,737 91.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 331 8.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 91.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,137 83.9 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 171 4.6 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 391 10.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 36 1.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 83.9% were separate houses, 4.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 10.5% were flats, units or apartments and 1.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 82 2.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 326 8.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,967 52.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,282 34.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 63 1.7 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 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.2% had 1 bedroom, 8.7% had 2 bedrooms and 52.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,206 32.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,454 38.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 979 26.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 80 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 32.3% were owned outright, 38.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,673 71.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 952 25.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 111 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.5% were family households, 25.5% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 25.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.5% 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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 280 -- 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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
None 260 7.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,274 34.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,322 35.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 751 20.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 128 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), 34.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.1% 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 Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 251 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 146 58.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 105 41.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kelmscott (State Suburbs), there were 251 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 146 (or 58.2%) were male and 105 (or 41.8%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,292 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,292.

Mortgage and rent Kelmscott % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 296 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,517 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kelmscott (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $296 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,517.

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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