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Maylands (WA)

Code SSC50479 (SSC)
People 12,353
Male 6,489
Female 5,864
Median age 34
Families 2,881
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 6,922
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,220
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $270
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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 12,353 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 6,489 52.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,864 47.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 164 1.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,353 people in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 52.5% were male and 47.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 758 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 420 3.4 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 323 2.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 369 3.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,093 8.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,874 15.2 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,560 12.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,157 9.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 890 7.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 726 5.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 680 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 656 5.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 593 4.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 380 3.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 291 2.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 186 1.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 179 1.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 216 1.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,922 36.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 358 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,164 10.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 453 4.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,955 45.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.1% were married and 14.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,357 35.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,250 13.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,780 50.9 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 135 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 356 10.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 89 2.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 53 1.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 122 3.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 81 2.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 47 1.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 429 12.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 775 22.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 146 4.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,209 35.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,442 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) 27.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.5% were in primary school, 7.3% in secondary school and 34.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,971 48.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 6,277 56.3 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 884 7.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 586 5.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,404 30.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 30.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,772 64.7 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,833 24.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 374 5.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 401 5.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,380 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 7,380 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 64.7% were employed full time, 24.8% were employed part-time and 5.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 591 8.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 637 9.1 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 605 8.7 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,370 19.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 3,407 48.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 8.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 793 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,780 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,220 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) was $793.

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

Unpaid work Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,225 66.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,102 19.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 819 7.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,541 14.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 66.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.4% provided care for children and 7.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,835 26.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,820 26.0 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 937 8.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 633 5.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,467 50.9 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 933 32.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 399 13.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 83 2.9 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 32.4% were couple families with children, 50.9% were couple families without children and 13.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs) 15.1% of single parents were male and 84.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,381 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,560 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,560 and those without children was $2,381.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 668 27.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 127 5.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 443 18.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 397 16.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 158 6.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 230 9.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 148 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 229 9.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.8% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 18.5% 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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,712 88.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 731 11.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 88.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,722 30.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,458 25.5 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 2,523 44.2 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 30.2% were separate houses, 25.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 44.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 15 0.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 770 13.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 2,337 40.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,907 33.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 532 9.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 148 2.6 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.5% had 1 bedroom, 40.9% had 2 bedrooms and 33.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 991 17.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,622 28.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,911 51.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 22 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 164 2.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 17.4% were owned outright, 28.4% were owned with a mortgage and 51.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,852 50.0 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,348 41.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 508 8.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 50.0% were family households, 41.1% were single person households and 8.9% were group households.

Household income Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.9% 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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 270 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.3 -- 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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.9 -- 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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 773 13.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,719 47.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,600 28.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 402 7.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 215 3.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), 47.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.0% 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 Maylands (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 164 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 73 44.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 91 55.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 164 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 73 (or 44.5%) were male and 91 (or 55.5%) were female. The median age was 26 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Maylands (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 2.1 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 666 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Maylands (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $666.

Mortgage and rent Maylands (WA) % 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 455 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Maylands (WA) (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 $455.

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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