2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Midland

Code SSC50496 (SSC)
People 5,110
Male 2,544
Female 2,566
Median age 38
Families 1,149
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,626
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $905
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,690
Median weekly rent $295
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 5,110 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,544 49.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,566 50.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 214 4.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,110 people in Midland (State Suburbs) of these 49.8% were male and 50.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 265 5.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 208 4.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 210 4.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 340 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 474 9.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 446 8.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 386 7.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 345 6.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 358 7.0 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 274 5.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 316 6.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 288 5.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 265 5.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 181 3.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 181 3.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 155 3.0 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 186 3.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 232 4.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Midland (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 13.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,300 29.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 233 5.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 582 13.1 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 421 9.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,898 42.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Midland (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 29.3% were married and 18.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Midland (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,031 28.8 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 456 12.8 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,089 58.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Midland (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Midland (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 45 3.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 178 12.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 44 3.1 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 1.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 101 7.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 48 3.4 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 24 1.7 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 130 9.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 110 7.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 33 2.3 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 674 47.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,414 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Midland (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.6% were in primary school, 12.2% in secondary school and 17.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,784 54.5 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,073 47.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 358 8.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 225 5.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,688 38.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Midland (State Suburbs), 38.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,560 64.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 539 22.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 126 5.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 202 8.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,427 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,427 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Midland (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 22.2% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 178 8.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 173 7.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 191 8.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 495 22.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,063 47.8 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Midland (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Midland (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 551 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,202 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 905 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Midland (State Suburbs) was $551.

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

Unpaid work Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,553 57.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 804 18.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 370 8.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 393 8.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Midland (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.1% provided care for children and 8.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 889 20.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 980 22.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 370 8.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 313 7.1 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Midland (State Suburbs), 22.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 457 39.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 317 27.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 338 29.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 3.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Midland (State Suburbs), 27.6% were couple families with children, 39.8% were couple families without children and 29.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Midland (State Suburbs) 21.4% of single parents were male and 78.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,863 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,867 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Midland (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,867 and those without children was $1,863.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 172 22.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 2.6 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 111 14.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 154 20.0 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 35 4.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 156 20.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 42 5.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 80 10.4 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Midland (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.3% had both partners employed full-time, 2.6% had both employed part-time and 14.4% 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 Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,140 88.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 292 12.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Midland (State Suburbs), 88.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 933 43.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 680 31.8 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 523 24.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Midland (State Suburbs), 43.6% were separate houses, 31.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 0.5 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 141 6.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 559 26.1 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,162 54.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 211 9.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 2.6 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 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Midland (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 6.6% had 1 bedroom, 26.1% had 2 bedrooms and 54.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 424 19.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 432 20.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,200 56.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 74 3.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Midland (State Suburbs), 19.8% were owned outright, 20.2% were owned with a mortgage and 56.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,135 53.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 873 40.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 131 6.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Midland (State Suburbs), of all households, 53.1% were family households, 40.8% were single person households and 6.1% were group households.

Household income Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Midland (State Suburbs), 34.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.1% 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 Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 295 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 79.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 20.9 -- 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 Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
None 345 16.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 996 46.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 530 24.8 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 168 7.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 101 4.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Midland (State Suburbs), 46.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.9% 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 Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 212 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 93 43.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 119 56.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Midland (State Suburbs), there were 212 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 93 (or 43.9%) were male and 119 (or 56.1%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 587 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Midland (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.4, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $587.

Mortgage and rent Midland % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,418 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Midland (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,418.

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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