2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Wattle Grove (WA)

Code SSC50815 (SSC)
People 4,119
Male 2,033
Female 2,086
Median age 31
Families 1,143
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,432
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,954
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,331
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.3
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 4,119 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,033 49.4 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,086 50.6 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 64 1.6 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,119 people in Wattle Grove (WA) (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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 404 9.8 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 318 7.7 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 278 6.8 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 272 6.6 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 304 7.4 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 385 9.3 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 438 10.6 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 372 9.0 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 312 7.6 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 263 6.4 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 225 5.5 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 189 4.6 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 172 4.2 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 83 2.0 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 39 0.9 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 0.7 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.5 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 14 0.3 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,707 54.7 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 81 2.6 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 200 6.4 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 55 1.8 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,075 34.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 54.7% were married and 9.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,539 53.6 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 381 13.3 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 953 33.2 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 42 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 79 6.4 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 280 22.8 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 53 4.3 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 73 6.0 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 138 11.3 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 57 4.6 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 37 3.0 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 108 8.8 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 145 11.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 38 3.1 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 218 17.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,226 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) 29.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.1% were in primary school, 18.9% in secondary school and 20.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 2,612 63.4 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,801 46.1 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 349 8.9 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 244 6.2 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,512 38.7 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 38.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 46.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,567 66.4 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 573 24.3 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 145 6.1 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 76 3.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,361 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,361 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 66.4% were employed full time, 24.3% were employed part-time and 3.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 225 9.9 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 149 6.5 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 203 8.9 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 403 17.7 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,157 50.7 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 50.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 822 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 1,988 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,954 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) was $822.

Travel to work, top responses Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,264 72.6 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,126 36.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 289 9.3 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 462 14.8 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.1% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 707 22.7 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 864 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 356 11.4 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 337 10.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 393 34.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 613 53.6 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 112 9.8 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 2.2 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 53.6% were couple families with children, 34.4% were couple families without children and 9.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.9 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.1 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs) 12.9% of single parents were male and 87.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,309 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,355 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,355 and those without children was $2,309.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 300 29.9 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 23 2.3 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 225 22.4 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 190 18.9 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 4.3 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 66 6.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 68 6.8 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 8.8 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,288 92.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 107 7.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 92.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,263 98.0 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 22 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 4 0.3 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 98.0% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 5 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 0.8 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 1.7 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 175 13.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,064 82.5 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.9 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.8% had 1 bedroom, 1.7% had 2 bedrooms and 13.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.9. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 230 17.8 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 848 65.7 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 191 14.8 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.7 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 0.9 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 17.8% were owned outright, 65.7% were owned with a mortgage and 14.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,107 85.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 141 10.9 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 43 3.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.7% were family households, 10.9% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.6 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 17.6 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 7.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 17.6% 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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,331 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 78.9 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 21.1 -- 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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 22 1.7 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 239 18.5 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 650 50.4 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 361 28.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 17 1.3 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), 18.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 50.4% had two registered motor vehicles and 28.0% 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 Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 62 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 22 35.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 40 64.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 62 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 22 (or 35.5%) were male and 40 (or 64.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,812 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,812.

Mortgage and rent Wattle Grove (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 126 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Wattle Grove (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $126 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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