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North Fremantle

Code SSC50587 (SSC)
People 2,724
Male 1,360
Female 1,364
Median age 43
Families 671
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 1,480
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,859
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $375
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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,724 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,360 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,364 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 16 0.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,724 people in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.6% of the population.

Age North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 142 5.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 104 3.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 101 3.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 92 3.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 144 5.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 236 8.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 222 8.1 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 177 6.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 211 7.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 160 5.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 176 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 216 7.9 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 8.8 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 173 6.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 116 4.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 91 3.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 58 2.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 66 2.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.6% of the population.

Registered marital status North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 993 41.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 80 3.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 317 13.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 116 4.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 872 36.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.8% were married and 16.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 56 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) was 56 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 837 43.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 268 14.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 812 42.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 38 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 41 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 38 years.

Education North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 30 4.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 75 10.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33 4.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 27 3.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 2.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 39 5.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 27 3.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 45 6.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 166 22.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 16 2.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 279 37.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 753 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.0% were in primary school, 11.0% in secondary school and 27.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,737 63.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 796 33.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 257 10.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 158 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,174 49.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 49.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 879 60.3 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 435 29.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 73 5.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 70 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,457 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,457 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Fremantle (State Suburbs). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 179 12.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 120 8.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 137 9.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 154 11.1 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 722 52.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 12.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 973 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,476 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,859 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Fremantle (State Suburbs) was $973.

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

Unpaid work North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,662 69.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 582 24.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 252 10.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 495 20.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 24.5% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 565 23.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 640 26.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 293 12.3 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 163 6.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 356 53.1 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 218 32.5 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 92 13.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 32.5% were couple families with children, 53.1% were couple families without children and 13.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs) 16.0% of single parents were male and 84.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,108 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,194 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,194 and those without children was $3,108.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 122 21.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 3.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 111 19.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 95 16.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 45 7.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 96 16.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 35 6.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 51 8.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 19.2% 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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,114 83.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 216 16.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 83.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 16.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 487 43.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 438 39.3 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 189 17.0 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 North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 43.7% were separate houses, 39.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 17.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 22 2.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 99 8.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 329 29.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 528 47.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 122 11.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 1.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.9% had 1 bedroom, 29.5% had 2 bedrooms and 47.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 346 31.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 313 28.1 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 435 39.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 31.1% were owned outright, 28.1% were owned with a mortgage and 39.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 667 59.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 370 33.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 6.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), of all households, 59.9% were family households, 33.2% were single person households and 6.9% were group households.

Household income North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 21.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.3% 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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
None 112 10.1 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 423 38.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 445 39.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 112 10.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 22 2.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.1% 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 North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 18 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 10 55.6 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 44.4 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 7 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in North Fremantle (State Suburbs), there were 18 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 10 (or 55.6%) were male and 8 (or 44.4%) were female. The median age was 7 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics North Fremantle % 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 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 287 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $287.

Mortgage and rent North Fremantle % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 110 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In North Fremantle (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $110 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

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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