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Mandurah

Code SSC50461 (SSC)
People 7,327
Male 3,528
Female 3,799
Median age 46
Families 1,743
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 5,158
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $679
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,485
Median weekly rent $235
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 7,327 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,528 48.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,799 51.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 243 3.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,327 people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) of these 48.2% were male and 51.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 357 4.9 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 279 3.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 278 3.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 384 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 534 7.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 521 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 363 5.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 394 5.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 403 5.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 461 6.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 498 6.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 512 7.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 487 6.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 476 6.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 400 5.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 377 5.1 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 310 4.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 293 4.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 46 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was 46 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,180 34.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 374 5.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 952 14.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 685 10.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,224 34.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.0% were married and 20.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,815 33.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 566 10.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,114 56.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 53 3.1 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 275 16.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 27 1.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 44 2.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 138 8.0 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 1.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 39 2.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 164 9.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 135 7.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 40 2.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 780 45.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,724 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs) 23.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.1% were in primary school, 11.9% in secondary school and 17.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,822 65.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,254 34.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 536 8.1 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 448 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,351 50.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 50.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,534 52.5 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 830 28.4 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 199 6.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 359 12.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,922 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,922 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mandurah (State Suburbs). Of these 52.5% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 12.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 295 11.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 228 8.9 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 314 12.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 446 17.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,084 42.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 434 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 915 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 679 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mandurah (State Suburbs) was $434.

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

Unpaid work Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,934 61.3 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,188 18.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 624 9.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 799 12.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 61.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.5% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,125 17.5 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,495 23.3 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 673 10.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 642 10.0 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 23.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 839 48.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 401 23.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 472 27.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 31 1.8 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 23.0% were couple families with children, 48.1% were couple families without children and 27.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mandurah (State Suburbs) 20.1% of single parents were male and 79.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,771 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,058 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,058 and those without children was $1,771.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 138 11.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 3.1 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 160 12.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 184 14.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 7.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 438 35.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 59 4.7 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 137 11.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of couple families, 11.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.1% had both employed part-time and 12.8% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,469 71.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,417 29.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 71.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 29.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,643 47.4 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,255 36.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 469 13.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 98 2.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 47.4% were separate houses, 36.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 13.5% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 20 0.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 288 8.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 861 24.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,842 53.1 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 357 10.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 100 2.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.3% had 1 bedroom, 24.8% had 2 bedrooms and 53.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 888 25.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 452 13.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,930 55.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 71 2.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 126 3.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mandurah (State Suburbs), 25.6% were owned outright, 13.0% were owned with a mortgage and 55.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,724 49.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,543 44.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 200 5.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), of all households, 49.7% were family households, 44.5% were single person households and 5.8% were group households.

Household income Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 45.1 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 45.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.5% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 25.3 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,485 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.8 -- 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
None 551 15.9 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,762 50.8 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 754 21.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 260 7.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 140 4.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), 50.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.5% 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 243 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 114 46.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 129 53.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mandurah (State Suburbs), there were 243 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 114 (or 46.9%) were male and 129 (or 53.1%) 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 Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Mandurah % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 240 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 4,000 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mandurah (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $240 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $4,000.

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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