2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Ravenswood (WA)

Code SSC50672 (SSC)
People 1,659
Male 828
Female 831
Median age 41
Families 491
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 802
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,007
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 1,659 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 828 49.9 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 831 50.1 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 1.1 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,659 people in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 129 7.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 101 6.1 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 109 6.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 68 4.1 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 96 5.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 122 7.4 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 95 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 81 4.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 75 4.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 102 6.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 75 4.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 79 4.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 83 5.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 89 5.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 142 8.6 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 102 6.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 76 4.6 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 34 2.1 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 765 58.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 43 3.3 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 122 9.3 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 60 4.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 325 24.7 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.2% were married and 12.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 670 57.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 161 13.9 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 331 28.5 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.9% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 59 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) was 59 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 23 5.6 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 88 21.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 33 8.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 8.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 56 13.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 5 1.2 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 1.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 23 5.6 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 23 5.6 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 7 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 115 27.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 414 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.5% were in primary school, 16.7% in secondary school and 10.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,200 72.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 425 27.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 152 9.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 95 6.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 874 56.5 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 56.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 27.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 381 59.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 178 27.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 52 8.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 26 4.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 637 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 637 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.8% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 4.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 60 9.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 58 9.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 58 9.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 102 16.8 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 276 45.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

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

Occupation Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 475 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,298 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,007 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) was $475.

Travel to work, top responses Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 924 70.2 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 359 27.3 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 145 11.0 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 195 14.9 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 11.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 214 16.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 330 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 184 14.0 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 195 14.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 263 53.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 173 35.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 55 11.2 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 Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 35.2% were couple families with children, 53.6% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.1 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.9 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs) 23.1% of single parents were male and 76.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,152 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,211 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,211 and those without children was $2,152.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 54 12.5 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 11 2.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 61 14.1 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 56 12.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 4.4 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 149 34.4 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 35 8.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 48 11.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 14.1% 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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 624 80.6 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 150 19.4 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 80.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 589 93.6 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 7 1.1 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.5 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 30 4.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 93.6% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.5% were flats, units or apartments and 4.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 15 2.4 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 183 29.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 116 18.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 300 47.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 2.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 29.2% had 2 bedrooms and 18.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 141 22.4 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 223 35.5 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 120 19.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 115 18.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 30 4.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 22.4% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 19.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 483 76.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 128 20.4 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 17 2.7 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.9% were family households, 20.4% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

Household income Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 27.5 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.9 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.9% 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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.0 -- 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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.2 -- 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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 16 2.6 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 250 39.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 225 35.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 118 18.8 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 2.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), 39.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.8% 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 Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 17 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 23.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 13 76.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 6 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 17 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 23.5%) were male and 13 (or 76.5%) were female. The median age was 6 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Ravenswood (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,562 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Ravenswood (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,562.

Mortgage and rent Ravenswood (WA) % 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 2,220 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Ravenswood (WA) (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 $2,220.

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