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Menzies (WA)

Code SSC50490 (SSC)
People 180
Male 103
Female 77
Median age 42
Families 33
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 123
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,813
Median weekly rent $79
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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 180 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 103 57.2 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 77 42.8 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 43.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 180 people in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 57.2% were male and 42.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 43.3% of the population.

Age Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 14 7.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 12 6.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 13 7.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 11 6.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 3.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6 3.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 13 7.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 14 7.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5 2.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 13 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 22 12.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 24 13.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 15 8.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 10 5.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 0 0.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 0 0.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 27.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 8 5.7 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 21 14.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 4 2.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 69 48.9 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 27.7% were married and 19.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 0 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 57 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 36 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 36 years.

Social marital status Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 26 26.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 18 18.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 53 54.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 26.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 52 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 54 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 52 years.

Education Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 4 8.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 36.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 14.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 3 6.1 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 17 34.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 49 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) 26.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.7% were in primary school, 14.3% in secondary school and 6.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 151 84.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 18 10.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 4 2.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 1.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 141 84.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 84.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49 62.0 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 20 25.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 6 7.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 4 5.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 79 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 79 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 62.0% were employed full time, 25.3% were employed part-time and 5.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 14.3 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 6 7.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5 6.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 0 0.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 45 58.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 58.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 57 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 57 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 462 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 787 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 833 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) was $462.

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

Unpaid work Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 77 54.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 20 14.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 7 4.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 27 18.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.2% provided care for children and 4.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 23 16.2 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 34 23.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 8 5.6 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 12 8.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 23.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 12 37.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 11 34.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 9 28.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.4% were couple families with children, 37.5% were couple families without children and 28.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 27.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 72.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs) 27.3% of single parents were male and 72.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 900 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 4,500 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $4,500 and those without children was $900.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 7 31.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 0 0.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 0 0.0 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 9 40.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 6 27.3 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 0 0.0 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.8% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 55 57.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 41 42.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 57.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 42.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 46 85.2 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 7.4 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 85.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 7.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 5.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 8 14.5 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 13 23.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 19 34.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 9 16.4 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 5.5 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.5% had 1 bedroom, 23.6% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 19 34.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 5.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 26 47.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 7.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 5.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 34.5% were owned outright, 5.5% were owned with a mortgage and 47.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 31 57.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 23 42.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 57.4% were family households, 42.6% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 31.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 31.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.1% 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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 79 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.4 -- 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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,813 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 9 16.4 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 30.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 12 21.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 11 20.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 6 10.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), 30.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% 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 Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 78 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 37 47.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 41 52.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 78 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 37 (or 47.4%) were male and 41 (or 52.6%) 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 Menzies (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 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 625 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $625.

Mortgage and rent Menzies (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 93 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Menzies (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $93 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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