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Mount Burges

Code SSC50523 (SSC)
People 567
Male 400
Female 167
Median age 35
Families 61
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 126
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,036
Median monthly mortgage repayments $909
Median weekly rent $60
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 567 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 400 70.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 167 29.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 107 18.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 567 people in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) of these 70.5% were male and 29.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 18.8% of the population.

Age Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 24 4.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 3.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 19 3.3 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 36 6.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 52 9.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 77 13.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 53 9.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 7.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 55 9.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 52 9.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 50 8.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 41 7.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 16 2.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 18 3.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 1.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.5 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 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 160 31.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 24 4.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 65 12.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 7 1.4 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 249 49.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 31.7% were married and 17.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 55 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 66 38.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 22 12.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 85 49.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 38.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 3.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 12 7.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 1.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 11.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 9.3 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 6 3.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 3.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 3.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 95 55.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 172 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs) 29.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.5% were in primary school, 12.9% in secondary school and 6.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 364 64.1 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 120 25.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 30 6.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 21 4.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 300 63.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 63.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 284 81.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 19 5.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 8.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 16 4.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 347 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 347 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Burges (State Suburbs). Of these 81.8% were employed full time, 5.5% were employed part-time and 4.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 3 0.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 8 2.4 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 3 0.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 21 6.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 266 80.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 0.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 2.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 80.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,315 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,375 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,036 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Burges (State Suburbs) was $1,315.

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

Unpaid work Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 224 44.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 98 19.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 23 4.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 58 11.5 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.4% provided care for children and 4.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 11.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 91 18.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 73 14.4 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 30 5.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 33 6.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 14.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 21 34.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 26 42.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 23.0 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 Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 42.6% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 23.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,250 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $3,250.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 16 39.0 102,046 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 4 9.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 12.2 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 4 9.8 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 7 17.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 12.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), of couple families, 39.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 9.8% 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 89 83.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 16.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 83.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 71 80.7 638,768 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 14 15.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 80.7% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 15.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 5.6 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 13 14.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 14 15.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 27 30.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 28 31.1 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 3.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 14.4% had 1 bedroom, 15.6% had 2 bedrooms and 30.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 28 31.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3 3.4 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 50 56.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 3.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 4.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 31.8% were owned outright, 3.4% were owned with a mortgage and 56.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 60 68.2 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 25 28.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 3.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), of all households, 68.2% were family households, 28.4% were single person households and 3.4% were group households.

Household income Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 25.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 25.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.2% 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 60 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.7 -- 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 909 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
None 5 5.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 29 33.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 21 24.1 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 29 33.3 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), 33.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 24.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 33.3% 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 106 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 48.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 55 51.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 26 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Burges (State Suburbs), there were 106 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 48.1%) were male and 55 (or 51.9%) 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 Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 749 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.6, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $749.

Mortgage and rent Mount Burges % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 75 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Burges (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $75 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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