2011 Census QuickStats

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Kiara

Code SSC50399 (SSC)
People 1,793
Male 914
Female 879
Median age 38
Families 494
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 702
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,312
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,863
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,793 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 914 51.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 879 49.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 27 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,793 people in Kiara (State Suburbs) of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 102 5.7 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 113 6.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 122 6.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 150 8.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 115 6.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 120 6.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 94 5.2 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 121 6.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 162 9.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 151 8.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 149 8.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 114 6.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 93 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 3.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 52 2.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 31 1.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 27 1.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kiara (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 696 47.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 37 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 144 9.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 66 4.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 518 35.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kiara (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.6% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kiara (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 657 48.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 112 8.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 599 43.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Kiara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kiara (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 26 5.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 85 16.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 58 11.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 20 3.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 62 12.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 55 10.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 19 3.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 39 7.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 71 13.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 2.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 70 13.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 517 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kiara (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.5% were in primary school, 26.1% in secondary school and 21.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,109 61.9 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 873 51.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 147 8.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 4.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 602 35.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Kiara (State Suburbs), 35.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 630 62.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 283 28.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 59 5.9 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 32 3.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,004 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,004 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kiara (State Suburbs). Of these 62.7% were employed full time, 28.2% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 93 9.6 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 90 9.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 96 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 226 23.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 404 41.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kiara (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kiara (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 643 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,485 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,312 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kiara (State Suburbs) was $643.

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

Unpaid work Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,047 71.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 425 29.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 156 10.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 204 14.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Kiara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.1% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 340 23.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 374 25.6 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 190 13.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 141 9.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kiara (State Suburbs), 25.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 149 30.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 247 49.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 94 19.0 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 6 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kiara (State Suburbs), 49.8% were couple families with children, 30.0% were couple families without children and 19.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Kiara (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,148 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,447 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kiara (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,447 and those without children was $2,148.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 86 21.7 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 13 3.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 96 24.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 68 17.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 6.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 62 15.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 22 5.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 24 6.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Kiara (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 24.2% 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 Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 657 95.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 4.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Kiara (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 590 89.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 64 9.7 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 Kiara (State Suburbs), 89.8% were separate houses, 0.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.8 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 1.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 11 1.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 246 37.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 376 57.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.8 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kiara (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.8% had 1 bedroom, 1.7% had 2 bedrooms and 37.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 203 30.9 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 306 46.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 135 20.5 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 2.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kiara (State Suburbs), 30.9% were owned outright, 46.6% were owned with a mortgage and 20.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 483 73.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 152 23.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 3.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Kiara (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.4% were family households, 23.1% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

Household income Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.8 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kiara (State Suburbs), 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.8% 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 Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.7 -- 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 Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,863 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.2 -- 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 Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
None 28 4.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 204 31.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 274 41.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 137 20.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 2.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Kiara (State Suburbs), 31.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.9% 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 Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 29 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 11 37.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 18 62.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kiara (State Suburbs), there were 29 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 11 (or 37.9%) were male and 18 (or 62.1%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.6 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 4,500 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kiara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1.6 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $4,500.

Mortgage and rent Kiara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 170 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kiara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $170 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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