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Sandstone

Code SSC50696 (SSC)
People 105
Male 54
Female 51
Median age 47
Families 27
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 91
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $941
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $0
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 105 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 54 51.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 51 48.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 5 4.8 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 105 people in Sandstone (State Suburbs) of these 51.4% were male and 48.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.8% of the population.

Age Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 3 2.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3 2.8 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 5 4.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 3 2.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 7 6.6 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 6 5.7 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 6 5.7 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 3 2.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 5 4.7 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 6 5.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 15 14.2 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 14 13.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 14 13.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 9 8.5 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 7 6.6 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 0 0.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 47 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Sandstone (State Suburbs) was 47 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 50.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 3 3.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 13 13.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 6 6.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 25 26.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Sandstone (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.5% were married and 16.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 63 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 70 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Sandstone (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 35 50.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 14 20.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 20 29.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 20.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 61 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Sandstone (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 7 25.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 0 0.0 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 0 0.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 75.0 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 28 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Sandstone (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.0% were in primary school, 0.0% in secondary school and 0.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 75 72.8 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 23 25.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 9 9.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 6 6.5 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 54 58.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), 58.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 38 82.6 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5 10.9 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 3 6.5 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 0 0.0 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 46 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 46 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Sandstone (State Suburbs). Of these 82.6% were employed full time, 10.9% were employed part-time and 0.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 0 0.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 3 6.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 6 13.6 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 5 11.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 30 68.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Sandstone (State Suburbs), 0.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 68.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Sandstone (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 485 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,449 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 941 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Sandstone (State Suburbs) was $485.

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

Unpaid work Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 49 52.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 9 9.6 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3 3.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 10 10.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 9.6% provided care for children and 3.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 11 11.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 16 17.2 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 7 7.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 11 11.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Sandstone (State Suburbs), 17.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 19 70.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 8 29.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 0 0.0 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 Sandstone (State Suburbs), 29.6% were couple families with children, 70.4% were couple families without children and 0.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 0.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Sandstone (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 0.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,424 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,250 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,250 and those without children was $2,424.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 10 37.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 0 0.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 0 0.0 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 11.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 11.1 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 3 11.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 8 29.6 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), of couple families, 37.0% had both partners employed full-time, 0.0% had both employed part-time and 0.0% 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 Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 44 83.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 9 17.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), 83.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 34 77.3 638,768 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 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 15.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandstone (State Suburbs), 77.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 15.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 7.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 4 9.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 9 20.9 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 18 41.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 5 11.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 9.3 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.3% had 1 bedroom, 20.9% had 2 bedrooms and 41.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 17 39.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4 9.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 14 32.6 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 9.3 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 9.3 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Sandstone (State Suburbs), 39.5% were owned outright, 9.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 29 65.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 15 34.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.9% were family households, 34.1% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 46.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), 46.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.0% 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 Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 0 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
None 3 6.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 12 27.3 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 18 40.9 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 6 13.6 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 5 11.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), 27.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.6% 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 Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 66 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Sandstone (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 66 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Sandstone % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 6 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 500 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Sandstone (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6, with 2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $500.

Mortgage and rent Sandstone % 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 Sandstone (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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