2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Mira Mar

Code SSC50508 (SSC)
People 1,682
Male 796
Female 886
Median age 40
Families 429
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 888
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $967
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $235
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,682 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 796 47.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 886 52.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 2.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,682 people in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) of these 47.3% were male and 52.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 103 6.1 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 111 6.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 119 7.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 113 6.7 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 94 5.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 80 4.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 93 5.5 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 126 7.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 87 5.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 130 7.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 109 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 123 7.3 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 81 4.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 74 4.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 83 4.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 57 3.4 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 48 2.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 51 3.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 624 46.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 56 4.1 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 142 10.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 94 7.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 434 32.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 46.2% were married and 14.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 533 45.1 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 140 11.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 508 43.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 31 6.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 124 25.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 16 3.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 3.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 85 17.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 9 1.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 3.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 61 12.3 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 30 6.1 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.2 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 99 20.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 494 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 18.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,255 74.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 442 27.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 166 10.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 116 7.3 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 870 54.6 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 54.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 430 56.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 239 31.2 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 49 6.4 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 48 6.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 766 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 766 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mira Mar (State Suburbs). Of these 56.1% were employed full time, 31.2% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 82 11.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 65 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 98 13.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 152 21.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 277 38.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 11.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 581 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,318 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 967 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mira Mar (State Suburbs) was $581.

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

Unpaid work Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,004 74.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 372 27.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 155 11.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 356 26.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.6% provided care for children and 11.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 271 20.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 385 28.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 190 14.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 159 11.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 28.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 183 42.7 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 169 39.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 15.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 2.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 39.4% were couple families with children, 42.7% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs) 19.0% of single parents were male and 81.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,210 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,934 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,934 and those without children was $2,210.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 59 16.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 5.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 73 20.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 41 11.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 21 5.9 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 78 21.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 23 6.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 41 11.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of couple families, 16.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 688 79.7 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 175 20.3 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 79.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 20.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 472 68.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 187 27.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 27 3.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 68.5% were separate houses, 27.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 3.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 139 20.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 331 48.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 186 27.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 20.2% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 222 32.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 183 26.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 270 39.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 13 1.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 32.1% were owned outright, 26.5% were owned with a mortgage and 39.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 421 61.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 242 35.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 25 3.6 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.2% were family households, 35.2% were single person households and 3.6% were group households.

Household income Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 30.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 30.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.3% 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 Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 235 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.9 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.1 -- 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 Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.7 -- 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 Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
None 54 7.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 286 41.4 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 237 34.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 96 13.9 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 2.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), 41.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.9% 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 Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 32 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 13 40.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 19 59.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 34 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mira Mar (State Suburbs), there were 32 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 13 (or 40.6%) were male and 19 (or 59.4%) were female. The median age was 34 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mira Mar % 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 700 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mira Mar (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 $700.

Mortgage and rent Mira Mar % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 210 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 325 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mira Mar (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $210 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $325.

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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