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Wanneroo

Code SSC50803 (SSC)
People 11,901
Male 5,876
Female 6,025
Median age 38
Families 3,329
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 4,904
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,287
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $310
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 11,901 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,876 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,025 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 191 1.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 11,901 people in Wanneroo (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 834 7.0 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 668 5.6 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 722 6.1 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 751 6.3 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 846 7.1 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 924 7.8 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 752 6.3 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 739 6.2 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 772 6.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 769 6.5 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 795 6.7 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 735 6.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 799 6.7 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 525 4.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 389 3.3 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 325 2.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 260 2.2 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 296 2.5 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wanneroo (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,686 48.4 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 326 3.4 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 862 8.9 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 610 6.3 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,192 33.0 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wanneroo (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 48.4% were married and 12.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

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

Social marital status Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 4,319 49.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,005 11.5 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,404 39.0 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

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

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

Education Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 175 5.7 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 639 20.9 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 137 4.5 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 88 2.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 404 13.2 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 115 3.8 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 109 3.6 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 267 8.7 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 358 11.7 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 57 1.9 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 706 23.1 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,055 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs) 25.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.3% were in primary school, 20.6% in secondary school and 20.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 6,990 58.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 5,356 47.9 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 984 8.8 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 799 7.1 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,048 36.2 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 36.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 47.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,721 59.9 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,756 28.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 434 7.0 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 297 4.8 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,208 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,208 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wanneroo (State Suburbs). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 614 10.4 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 535 9.0 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 606 10.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,003 17.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,720 46.0 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 10.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wanneroo % 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 Wanneroo (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 613 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,573 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,287 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wanneroo (State Suburbs) was $613.

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

Unpaid work Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,674 69.0 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,702 27.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 925 9.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,165 12.0 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.9% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,024 20.9 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,492 25.8 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,138 11.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,023 10.6 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,350 40.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,404 42.2 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 516 15.5 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 58 1.7 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 42.2% were couple families with children, 40.6% were couple families without children and 15.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs) 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,142 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,332 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,332 and those without children was $2,142.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 547 19.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 106 3.9 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 575 20.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 464 16.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 145 5.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 471 17.1 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 220 8.0 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 225 8.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,373 92.0 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 378 8.0 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 92.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,803 87.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 238 5.4 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 204 4.7 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 128 2.9 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 87.0% were separate houses, 5.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 18 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 145 3.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 308 7.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,702 38.9 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 2,139 48.9 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 60 1.4 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 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 7.0% had 2 bedrooms and 38.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,303 29.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,978 45.2 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 909 20.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 90 2.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 93 2.1 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 29.8% were owned outright, 45.2% were owned with a mortgage and 20.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 3,230 73.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,033 23.6 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 111 2.5 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), of all households, 73.8% were family households, 23.6% were single person households and 2.5% were group households.

Household income Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.7 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 22.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.7% 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 310 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.5 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.5 -- 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.0 -- 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
None 231 5.3 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,376 31.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,618 37.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,026 23.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 123 2.8 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), 31.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 37.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.5% 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 186 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 90 48.4 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 96 51.6 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wanneroo (State Suburbs), there were 186 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 90 (or 48.4%) were male and 96 (or 51.6%) 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 Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 949 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $949.

Mortgage and rent Wanneroo % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 260 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,424 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wanneroo (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $260 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,424.

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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