2011 Census QuickStats

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Paraburdoo

Code SSC50621 (SSC)
People 1,509
Male 837
Female 672
Median age 30
Families 323
Average children per family 2.1
All private dwellings 677
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $2,801
Median monthly mortgage repayments $232
Median weekly rent $30
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,509 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 837 55.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 672 44.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 144 9.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,509 people in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) of these 55.5% were male and 44.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 9.6% of the population.

Age Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 174 11.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 151 10.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 94 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 57 3.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 96 6.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 170 11.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 170 11.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 153 10.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 143 9.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 111 7.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 86 5.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 60 4.0 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 1.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 13 0.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 3 0.2 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 0 0.0 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 3 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 1.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 530 48.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 4.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 87 8.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 10 0.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 411 37.8 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.8% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 48 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 62 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 378 47.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 183 23.0 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 235 29.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 47.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 23.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 38 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) was 38 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 34 7.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 168 36.4 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 39 8.5 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 0 0.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 41 8.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 27 5.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 4 0.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 145 31.5 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 461 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) 30.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.1% were in primary school, 8.5% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,112 73.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 330 24.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 106 7.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 83 6.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 844 61.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 61.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 24.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 652 74.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 128 14.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 79 9.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 1.4 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 871 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 871 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs). Of these 74.9% were employed full time, 14.7% were employed part-time and 1.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 40 4.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 43 5.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 45 5.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 40 4.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 610 70.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 4.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 70.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,668 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,978 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,801 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) was $1,668.

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

Unpaid work Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 743 68.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 375 34.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 50 4.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 242 22.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.5% provided care for children and 4.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 206 19.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 321 29.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 103 9.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 114 10.5 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 29.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 116 35.8 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 180 55.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 24 7.4 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 55.6% were couple families with children, 35.8% were couple families without children and 7.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 48.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 51.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs) 48.4% of single parents were male and 51.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,681 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,250 and those without children was $3,681.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 95 32.3 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 64 21.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 58 19.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 1.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 1.0 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 37 12.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 30 10.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.3% had both partners employed full-time, 1.0% had both employed part-time and 21.8% 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 Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 433 72.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 168 28.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 72.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 28.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 399 91.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 30 6.9 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.7 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 91.7% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 0.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 28 6.5 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 324 74.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 68 15.7 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 2.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 6.5% had 2 bedrooms and 74.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 18 4.1 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 12 2.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 391 90.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 9 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 4.1% were owned outright, 2.8% were owned with a mortgage and 90.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 316 72.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 100 23.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 18 4.1 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), of all households, 72.8% were family households, 23.0% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 1.9 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 38.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 1.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 38.1% 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 Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 30 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 99.2 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.8 -- 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 Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 232 -- 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 Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
None 20 4.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 156 35.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 160 36.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 87 20.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), 35.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 20.0% 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 Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 142 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 74 52.1 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 68 47.9 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 24 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), there were 142 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 74 (or 52.1%) were male and 68 (or 47.9%) were female. The median age was 24 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,166 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,166.

Mortgage and rent Paraburdoo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 31 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Paraburdoo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $31 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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