2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Walkaway

Code SSC50791 (SSC)
People 287
Male 139
Female 148
Median age 44
Families 80
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 134
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,125
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 287 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 139 48.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 148 51.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10 3.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 287 people in Walkaway (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.5% of the population.

Age Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 13 4.5 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 22 7.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 18 6.2 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 15 5.2 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 18 6.2 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 8 2.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 11 3.8 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11 3.8 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 33 11.4 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 33 11.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 29 10.0 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 22 7.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 8.0 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 6 2.1 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 10 3.5 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 3.8 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 1.0 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 1.0 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Walkaway (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 117 50.2 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 27 11.6 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 19 8.2 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 63 27.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Walkaway (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.2% were married and 15.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 61 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Walkaway (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 102 51.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 29 14.6 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 67 33.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 46 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Walkaway (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 8 9.0 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 24 27.0 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 4.5 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 6 6.7 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 7 7.9 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 11 12.4 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 4 4.5 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 25 28.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 89 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Walkaway (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 15.7% in secondary school and 14.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 236 82.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 35 13.2 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 12 4.5 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 11 4.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 207 78.1 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), 78.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 104 65.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 36 22.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 8.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 5 3.1 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 159 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 159 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Walkaway (State Suburbs). Of these 65.4% were employed full time, 22.6% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 12 7.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 16 10.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 10 6.5 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 24 15.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 77 50.3 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Walkaway (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 48 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Walkaway (State Suburbs) was 48 years and for people who were employed part-time was 46 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 654 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,412 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,125 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Walkaway (State Suburbs) was $654.

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

Unpaid work Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 158 68.7 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 63 27.0 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 20 8.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 48 20.7 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.0% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 48 20.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 48 20.9 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 31 13.5 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 33 14.3 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Walkaway (State Suburbs), 20.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 50.0 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 28 35.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 15.0 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 Walkaway (State Suburbs), 35.0% were couple families with children, 50.0% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 40.0 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 60.0 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Walkaway (State Suburbs) 40.0% of single parents were male and 60.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,821 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,791 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,791 and those without children was $1,821.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 22 31.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 4.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 16 23.2 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 3 4.3 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 5.8 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 7 10.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 4 5.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 10 14.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), of couple families, 31.9% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 23.2% 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 Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 101 81.5 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 23 18.5 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), 81.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 18.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 96 95.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 5.0 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 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Walkaway (State Suburbs), 95.0% were separate houses, 5.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 5.0 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 17 16.8 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 39 38.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 40 39.6 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 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 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.0% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 38.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 34 33.0 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 41 39.8 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 24 23.3 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.9 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Walkaway (State Suburbs), 33.0% were owned outright, 39.8% were owned with a mortgage and 23.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 80 76.9 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 21 20.2 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.9 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.9% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.1 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), 22.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.1% 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 Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.2 -- 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 Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 31 31.0 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 23 23.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 46 46.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Walkaway (State Suburbs), 31.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 23.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 46.0% 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 Walkaway % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 8 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 8 100.0 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Walkaway (State Suburbs), there were 8 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 8 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Walkaway % 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 1 -- 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 Walkaway (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Walkaway % 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 Walkaway (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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