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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Swan View

Code SSC50751 (SSC)
People 8,027
Male 3,974
Female 4,053
Median age 39
Families 2,245
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,349
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,231
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 8,027 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,974 49.5 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,053 50.5 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 337 4.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 8,027 people in Swan View (State Suburbs) of these 49.5% were male and 50.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.2% of the population.

Age Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 504 6.3 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 458 5.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 473 5.9 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 565 7.0 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 603 7.5 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 566 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 434 5.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 500 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 523 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 534 6.7 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 605 7.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 548 6.8 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 567 7.1 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 395 4.9 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 271 3.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 204 2.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 152 1.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 124 1.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Swan View (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,996 45.5 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 252 3.8 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 642 9.7 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 372 5.6 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,327 35.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Swan View (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.5% were married and 13.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Swan View (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,772 46.2 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 680 11.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,542 42.4 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Swan View (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Swan View (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 97 4.5 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 419 19.6 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 112 5.2 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 81 3.8 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 186 8.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 121 5.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 98 4.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 155 7.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 212 9.9 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 45 2.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 612 28.6 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,138 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Swan View (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.5% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 17.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 5,670 70.6 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,465 33.0 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 748 10.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 524 7.0 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,736 50.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Swan View (State Suburbs), 50.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,510 60.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,093 26.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 290 7.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 230 5.6 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,123 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 4,123 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Swan View (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 26.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 381 9.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 305 7.8 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 403 10.3 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 748 19.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,762 45.2 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Swan View (State Suburbs), 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.2% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

Occupation Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 601 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,527 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,231 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Swan View (State Suburbs) was $601.

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

Unpaid work Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,589 69.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,784 27.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 688 10.4 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 949 14.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Swan View (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,362 20.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,657 25.1 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 819 12.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 749 11.4 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Swan View (State Suburbs), 25.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 888 39.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 900 40.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 419 18.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 38 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Swan View (State Suburbs), 40.1% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 18.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.5 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.5 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Swan View (State Suburbs) 21.5% of single parents were male and 78.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,129 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,254 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Swan View (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,254 and those without children was $2,129.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 339 19.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 50 2.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 396 22.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 309 17.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 66 3.7 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 348 19.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 129 7.2 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 147 8.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Swan View (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.8% had both employed part-time and 22.2% 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 Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,012 93.2 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 221 6.8 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Swan View (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,791 92.7 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 211 7.0 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 9 0.3 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 Swan View (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 7.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.1 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 88 2.9 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 200 6.6 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,369 45.5 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,292 42.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 57 1.9 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Swan View (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.9% had 1 bedroom, 6.6% had 2 bedrooms and 45.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,044 34.7 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,222 40.6 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 644 21.4 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 85 2.8 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Swan View (State Suburbs), 34.7% were owned outright, 40.6% were owned with a mortgage and 21.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 2,201 73.1 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 717 23.8 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 91 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Swan View (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.1% were family households, 23.8% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.4 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Swan View (State Suburbs), 24.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.2% 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 Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.7 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.3 -- 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 Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.2 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.8 -- 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 Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
None 191 6.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 888 29.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,130 37.6 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 699 23.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 101 3.4 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Swan View (State Suburbs), 29.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.2% 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 Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 337 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 171 50.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 166 49.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Swan View (State Suburbs), there were 337 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 171 (or 50.7%) were male and 166 (or 49.3%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,231 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Swan View (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,231.

Mortgage and rent Swan View % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 203 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,963 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Swan View (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $203 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,963.

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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