2011 Census QuickStats

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Milpara

Code SSC50503 (SSC)
People 853
Male 417
Female 436
Median age 38
Families 235
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 359
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,004
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,690
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 853 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 417 48.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 436 51.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 13 1.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 853 people in Milpara (State Suburbs) of these 48.9% were male and 51.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 55 6.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 65 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 60 7.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 57 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 38 4.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 40 4.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 37 4.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 53 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 48 5.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 53 6.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 79 9.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 72 8.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 64 7.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 47 5.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 37 4.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 23 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 2.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 6 0.7 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Milpara (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 406 60.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 12 1.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 56 8.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 26 3.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 170 25.4 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Milpara (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.6% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Milpara (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 351 59.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 58 9.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 177 30.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Milpara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Milpara (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 3.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 59 25.7 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 14.3 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 33 14.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 3.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 14 6.1 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 9.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 2.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 44 19.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 230 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Milpara (State Suburbs) 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 41.3% were in primary school, 23.9% in secondary school and 12.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 678 79.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 189 23.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 86 10.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 63 7.7 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 479 58.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Milpara (State Suburbs), 58.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 225 54.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 137 33.0 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 8.7 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 17 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 415 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 415 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Milpara (State Suburbs). Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 33.0% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 64 16.1 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 22 5.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 48 12.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 86 21.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 137 34.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Milpara (State Suburbs), 16.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 34.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Milpara (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 522 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,222 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,004 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Milpara (State Suburbs) was $522.

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

Unpaid work Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 514 76.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 211 31.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 97 14.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 154 23.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Milpara (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.4% provided care for children and 14.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 125 18.6 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 189 28.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 91 13.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 110 16.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Milpara (State Suburbs), 28.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 114 48.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 98 41.9 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 22 9.4 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 Milpara (State Suburbs), 41.9% were couple families with children, 48.7% were couple families without children and 9.4% were one parent families.

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

In Milpara (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,675 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,916 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Milpara (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,916 and those without children was $1,675.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 17.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 12 5.7 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 35 16.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 32 15.2 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 6.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 20.9 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 20 9.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 18 8.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Milpara (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.1% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% 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 Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 301 89.9 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 34 10.1 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Milpara (State Suburbs), 89.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 294 97.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 1.0 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 1.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Milpara (State Suburbs), 97.7% were separate houses, 1.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.3 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 1.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 40 13.3 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 133 44.2 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 117 38.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Milpara (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.3% had 1 bedroom, 13.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 145 48.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 107 35.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 39 13.0 231,824 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 10 3.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Milpara (State Suburbs), 48.2% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 13.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 230 77.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 61 20.5 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 7 2.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Milpara (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.2% were family households, 20.5% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.5 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Milpara (State Suburbs), 24.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.5% 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 Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.7 -- 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 Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,690 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
None 7 2.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 90 30.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 111 37.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 84 28.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 7 2.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Milpara (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.1% 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 Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 14 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 42.9 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 57.1 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 62 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Milpara (State Suburbs), there were 14 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 42.9%) were male and 8 (or 57.1%) were female. The median age was 62 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Milpara % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,083 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Milpara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

Mortgage and rent Milpara % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Milpara (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,167.

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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