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Waggrakine

Code SSC50788 (SSC)
People 2,363
Male 1,200
Female 1,163
Median age 32
Families 677
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 931
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,355
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,763
Median weekly rent $275
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,363 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,200 50.8 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,163 49.2 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 289 12.2 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,363 people in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 12.2% of the population.

Age Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 189 8.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 173 7.3 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 227 9.6 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 174 7.4 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 175 7.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 157 6.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 161 6.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 157 6.6 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 186 7.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 173 7.3 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 162 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 128 5.4 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 112 4.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 75 3.2 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 56 2.4 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 28 1.2 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 0.9 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 32 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 837 47.1 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 46 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 135 7.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 62 3.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 697 39.2 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 47.1% were married and 10.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 761 46.9 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 285 17.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 578 35.6 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 41 5.9 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 187 26.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 40 5.7 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 28 4.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 94 13.5 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 38 5.5 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 30 4.3 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 64 9.2 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 17 2.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 5 0.7 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 21.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 696 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs) 29.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.6% were in primary school, 23.3% in secondary school and 11.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,016 85.3 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 345 15.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 143 6.4 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 138 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,606 72.0 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 72.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 761 60.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 329 26.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 83 6.6 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 76 6.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,249 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,249 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Waggrakine (State Suburbs). Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 6.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 106 9.0 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 96 8.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 123 10.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 202 17.2 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 564 48.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 648 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,507 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,355 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Waggrakine (State Suburbs) was $648.

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

Unpaid work Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,311 73.9 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 611 34.4 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 179 10.1 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 272 15.3 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.4% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 325 18.3 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 495 27.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 214 12.1 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 277 15.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 27.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 15.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 237 35.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 319 47.1 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 113 16.7 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 1.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 47.1% were couple families with children, 35.0% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 23.4 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.6 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs) 23.4% of single parents were male and 76.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,988 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,117 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,117 and those without children was $1,988.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 128 23.1 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 4.0 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 116 20.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 80 14.4 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 32 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 70 12.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 36 6.5 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 71 12.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of couple families, 23.1% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 20.9% 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 Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 813 91.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 8.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 91.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 768 94.5 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 14 1.7 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 31 3.8 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 94.5% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 39 4.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 4.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 344 42.3 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 377 46.3 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.6 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 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.8% had 1 bedroom, 4.7% had 2 bedrooms and 42.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.8 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 215 26.5 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 363 44.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 211 26.0 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 20 2.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 26.5% were owned outright, 44.7% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 648 79.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 139 17.1 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 24 3.0 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.9% were family households, 17.1% were single person households and 3.0% were group households.

Household income Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 19.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.2% 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 Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 275 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,763 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.0 -- 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 Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
None 23 2.8 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 212 26.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 310 38.2 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 237 29.2 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 3.7 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), 26.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 29.2% 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 Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 291 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 130 44.7 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 161 55.3 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Waggrakine (State Suburbs), there were 291 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 130 (or 44.7%) were male and 161 (or 55.3%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Waggrakine % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.8 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,774 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Waggrakine (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,774.

Mortgage and rent Waggrakine % 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 1,299 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Waggrakine (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 $1,299.

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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