2011 Census QuickStats

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Roelands

Code SSC50685 (SSC)
People 620
Male 318
Female 302
Median age 39
Families 178
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 235
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,897
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,338
Median weekly rent $110
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 620 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 318 51.3 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 302 48.7 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 6 1.0 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 620 people in Roelands (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.0% of the population.

Age Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 36 5.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 43 6.9 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 56 9.0 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 56 9.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 29 4.7 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 23 3.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 37 6.0 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 6.9 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 51 8.2 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 69 11.1 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 52 8.4 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 58 9.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 27 4.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 16 2.6 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 9 1.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 8 1.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 4 0.6 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Roelands (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 22.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 296 61.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 14 2.9 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 33 6.8 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 9 1.9 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 130 27.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Roelands (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.4% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Roelands (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 272 62.0 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 41 9.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 126 28.7 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Roelands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 49 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Roelands (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 49 years.

Education Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 7 3.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 35 19.3 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 11.6 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 13 7.2 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 24 13.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 5.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 5.5 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 19 10.5 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 14 7.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 25 13.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 181 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Roelands (State Suburbs) 29.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 38.7% were in primary school, 23.8% in secondary school and 17.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 517 83.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 116 19.4 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 55 9.2 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 5.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 394 65.9 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Roelands (State Suburbs), 65.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 19.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 222 63.1 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 98 27.8 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 23 6.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 2.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 352 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 352 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Roelands (State Suburbs). Of these 63.1% were employed full time, 27.8% were employed part-time and 2.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 37 10.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 34 9.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 33 9.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 33 9.5 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 188 54.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Roelands (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Roelands (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 863 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,216 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,897 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Roelands (State Suburbs) was $863.

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

Unpaid work Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 395 81.8 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 181 37.5 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 47 9.7 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 117 24.2 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Roelands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 81.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 37.5% provided care for children and 9.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 105 21.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 134 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 84 17.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 72 14.9 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Roelands (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 17.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 68 38.2 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 93 52.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 17 9.6 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 Roelands (State Suburbs), 52.2% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 9.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 35.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 64.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Roelands (State Suburbs) 35.3% of single parents were male and 64.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,449 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,607 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roelands (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,607 and those without children was $2,449.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 40 24.8 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 28.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 35 21.7 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 3.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 10 6.2 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 10 6.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 8.1 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Roelands (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.8% had both partners employed full-time, 1.9% had both employed part-time and 28.0% 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 208 90.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 10.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Roelands (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 204 98.1 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 1.9 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 Roelands (State Suburbs), 98.1% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.9% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 15 7.2 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 53 25.4 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 138 66.0 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.4 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 Roelands (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.2% had 2 bedrooms and 25.4% 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 73 34.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 111 52.9 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 23 11.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 1.4 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Roelands (State Suburbs), 34.8% were owned outright, 52.9% were owned with a mortgage and 11.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 176 83.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 31 14.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 1.4 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Roelands (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.8% were family households, 14.8% were single person households and 1.4% were group households.

Household income Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Roelands (State Suburbs), 11.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.7% 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 110 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.0 -- 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,338 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.1 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.9 -- 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 29 13.9 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 85 40.7 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 91 43.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 1.9 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Roelands (State Suburbs), 13.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 43.5% 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 5 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Roelands (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 5 (or 100.0%) 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 Roelands % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Roelands (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Roelands % 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 0 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Roelands (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 $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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