2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Pearsall

Code SSC50631 (SSC)
People 2,572
Male 1,256
Female 1,316
Median age 31
Families 750
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 953
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,833
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $395
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
Community profile

QuickStats Search

Loading map...
Each of the sections below is expandable. Select once to expand the section and display the hidden content. Select again to collapse the section and hide the content. To access the hidden content within each section, select the section to display the content, then use arrow keys to navigate down to the expanded content.

Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,572 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,256 48.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,316 51.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 23 0.9 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,572 people in Pearsall (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 214 8.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 179 7.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 152 5.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 204 7.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 215 8.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 246 9.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 200 7.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 230 8.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 220 8.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 178 6.9 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 168 6.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 141 5.5 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 108 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 56 2.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 36 1.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 18 0.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.1 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Pearsall (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,091 53.8 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 134 6.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 37 1.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 716 35.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Pearsall (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 66 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Pearsall (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,019 54.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 225 11.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 642 34.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Pearsall (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 52 7.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 151 20.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 7.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 26 3.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 96 13.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 34 4.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 2.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 63 8.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 94 13.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 130 18.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 721 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Pearsall (State Suburbs) 28.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 20.2% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,621 63.0 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,139 46.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 235 9.6 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 162 6.6 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 916 37.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), 37.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,003 64.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 418 26.7 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 91 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 52 3.3 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,564 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,564 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Pearsall (State Suburbs). Of these 64.1% were employed full time, 26.7% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 144 9.5 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 125 8.3 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 148 9.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 281 18.6 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 725 47.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Pearsall (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Pearsall (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 792 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,948 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,833 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Pearsall (State Suburbs) was $792.

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

Unpaid work Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,529 75.4 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 669 33.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 153 7.5 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 245 12.1 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.0% provided care for children and 7.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 529 26.1 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 586 28.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 226 11.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 191 9.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Pearsall (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 274 36.5 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 378 50.4 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 88 11.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.3 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Pearsall (State Suburbs), 50.4% were couple families with children, 36.5% were couple families without children and 11.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Pearsall (State Suburbs) 16.1% of single parents were male and 83.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,245 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,418 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,418 and those without children was $2,245.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 184 28.2 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 21 3.2 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 155 23.8 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 116 17.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 2.6 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 54 8.3 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 48 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 57 8.7 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.2% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 873 94.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 51 5.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), 94.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 833 95.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 37 4.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 0.5 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 Pearsall (State Suburbs), 95.3% were separate houses, 4.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 2.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 260 29.7 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 586 66.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 6 0.7 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 2.4% had 2 bedrooms and 29.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 133 15.2 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 534 61.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 194 22.2 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 1.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Pearsall (State Suburbs), 15.2% were owned outright, 61.0% were owned with a mortgage and 22.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 730 83.4 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 119 13.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 26 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.4% were family households, 13.6% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 9.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), 9.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.2% 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 Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 395 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.3 -- 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 Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.4 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.6 -- 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 Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
None 5 0.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 199 22.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 439 50.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 217 24.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 1.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), 22.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.8% 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 Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 24 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 12 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Pearsall (State Suburbs), there were 24 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 50.0%) were male and 12 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Pearsall % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,166 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Pearsall (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.6, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,166.

Mortgage and rent Pearsall % 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 2,400 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Pearsall (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 $2,400.

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

Back to Top