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Lockyer (WA)

Code SSC50445 (SSC)
People 1,150
Male 539
Female 611
Median age 33
Families 296
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 538
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $710
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,257
Median weekly rent $167
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,150 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 539 46.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 611 53.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 126 11.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,150 people in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.0% of the population.

Age Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 98 8.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 82 7.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 94 8.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 97 8.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 78 6.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 79 6.9 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 59 5.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 75 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 76 6.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 80 7.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 52 4.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 49 4.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 60 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 5.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 32 2.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 38 3.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 32 2.8 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 11 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 281 32.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 4.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 107 12.2 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 7.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 384 43.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 32.0% were married and 17.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 250 30.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 138 17.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 422 52.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 24 6.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 93 25.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 3.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 55 15.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 1.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 1.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 47 12.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 13 3.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 3.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 99 27.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 366 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) 31.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 15.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 887 77.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 245 22.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 118 11.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 86 8.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 622 58.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 58.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 22.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 211 49.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 140 32.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 26 6.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 11.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 427 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 427 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 49.4% were employed full time, 32.8% were employed part-time and 11.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 55 14.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 10.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 47 12.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 77 20.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 133 34.6 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 880 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 710 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) was $386.

Travel to work, top responses Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 586 66.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 252 28.7 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 100 11.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 116 13.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.7% provided care for children and 11.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 152 17.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 215 24.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 101 11.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 116 13.2 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 90 30.3 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 108 36.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 96 32.3 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 36.4% were couple families with children, 30.3% were couple families without children and 32.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 8.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 91.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs) 8.3% of single parents were male and 91.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,625 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,694 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,694 and those without children was $1,625.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 21 10.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 5.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 33 16.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 32 16.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 4.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 67 33.7 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 13 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 15 7.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 10.6% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 16.6% 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 Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 457 89.1 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 56 10.9 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 89.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 374 81.8 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 52 11.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 31 6.8 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 Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 81.8% were separate houses, 11.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.7 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 31 6.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 111 24.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 220 48.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 74 16.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 3.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 24.3% had 2 bedrooms and 48.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 72 15.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 128 27.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 248 54.0 231,824 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 11 2.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 15.7% were owned outright, 27.9% were owned with a mortgage and 54.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 291 63.5 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 155 33.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.5% were family households, 33.8% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 41.8 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 41.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 167 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.4 -- 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 Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,257 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.6 -- 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 Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 53 11.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 216 47.2 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 112 24.5 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 54 11.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 23 5.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), 47.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.8% 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 Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 125 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 58 46.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 67 53.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 125 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 58 (or 46.4%) were male and 67 (or 53.6%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 685 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $685.

Mortgage and rent Lockyer (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 100 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lockyer (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $100 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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