2011 Census QuickStats

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Quinns Rocks

Code SSC50668 (SSC)
People 8,902
Male 4,406
Female 4,496
Median age 33
Families 2,441
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 3,240
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,639
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 8,902 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,406 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,496 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 187 2.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,902 people in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.1% of the population.

Age Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 745 8.4 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 781 8.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 818 9.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 819 9.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 525 5.9 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 470 5.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 511 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 779 8.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 874 9.8 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 762 8.6 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 557 6.3 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 389 4.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 316 3.6 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 212 2.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 149 1.7 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 104 1.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 55 0.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 35 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,452 52.6 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 166 2.5 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 508 7.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 131 2.0 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,307 35.1 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.6% were married and 10.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,139 52.3 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 753 12.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,110 35.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 158 5.2 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 698 22.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 125 4.1 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 234 7.7 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 284 9.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 191 6.3 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 249 8.2 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 158 5.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 282 9.2 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 54 1.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 617 20.2 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,050 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) 34.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.7% were in primary school, 23.7% in secondary school and 14.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 4,950 55.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,112 49.8 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 675 8.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 565 6.8 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,910 35.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 35.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 49.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,619 57.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,340 29.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 319 7.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 249 5.5 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,527 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,527 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs). Of these 57.9% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 5.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 504 11.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 406 9.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 434 10.1 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 656 15.3 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,965 45.9 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 675 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,770 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,639 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) was $675.

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

Unpaid work Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,798 73.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,506 38.2 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 520 7.9 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 878 13.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 38.2% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,468 22.4 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,737 26.5 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 848 12.9 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 743 11.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 26.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 694 28.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,351 55.3 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 379 15.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 0.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 55.3% were couple families with children, 28.4% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.7 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 86.3 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs) 13.7% of single parents were male and 86.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,133 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,446 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,446 and those without children was $2,133.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 430 21.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 83 4.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 482 23.5 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 365 17.8 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 97 4.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 216 10.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 155 7.6 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 222 10.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.0% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 23.5% 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 Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,844 91.4 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 269 8.6 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 91.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,803 98.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 0.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 20 0.7 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 Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 98.6% were separate houses, 0.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 0.6 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 102 3.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 747 26.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,927 67.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 47 1.7 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 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 3.6% had 2 bedrooms and 26.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.7. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 498 17.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,403 49.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 872 30.7 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 0.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 62 2.2 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 17.5% were owned outright, 49.3% were owned with a mortgage and 30.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,383 83.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 408 14.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 52 1.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.8% were family households, 14.4% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

Household income Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 14.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 14.1% 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 Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.7 -- 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 Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
None 70 2.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 816 28.7 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,243 43.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 629 22.1 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 87 3.1 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), 28.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 22.1% 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 Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 184 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 91 49.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 93 50.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), there were 184 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 91 (or 49.5%) were male and 93 (or 50.5%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 989 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $989.

Mortgage and rent Quinns Rocks % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 230 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Quinns Rocks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $230 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,500.

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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